McCabe playing well

Name: Olivia McCabe

School: Portage

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: McCabe totaled 19 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks in a 62-35 win over Conemaugh Valley. In a 61-25 win over Blacklick Valley, McCabe had 15 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks.

Season update: McCabe is averaging 12.0 points per game and 10.0 rebounds per game after four starts.

Coach Lance Hudak’s quote: “Olivia had a very productive opening week against opposition defenses that made her a focal point of their attention. Liv is an outstanding athlete who thrives off of these challenges and will continue to raise her level of play to help lead 12 other tremendous teammates in accomplishing our goals this season.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Slanoc

Favorite subject: English

Favorite movie: “Love and Basketball”

Favorite food: Shrimp

Favorite song: “Timber” by Ke$ha

Outside interests: Spending time with family and friends.

Favorite professional team: Los Angeles Lakers

Favorite college team: Pitt Panthers

Pro athlete most admired: Kobe Bryant

Best athlete I ever played with: My current Lady Mustang teammates.

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bishop Guilfoyle’s Halee Adams

Most influential person on my athletic career: My coaches, my parents and my friends.

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the WestPAC last year in basketball.

How I got my start in basketball: I started playing in third grade.

Future goal: Further my education at UPJ and help them as much as I can.