Hollen leading Bellwood

Name: Ana Hollen

School: Bellwood-Antis

Age: 17

Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Hollen collected 41 points, 21 steals, 16 assists and 13 rebounds in three wins for the Lady Blue Devils over Moshannon Valley, Glendale and Bishop Guilfoyle.

Season update: Hollen is averaging 14 points, six assists, six rebounds and five steals for the 11-2 Lady Blue Devils.

Coach Jim Swaney’s quote: “She’s a solid point guard. Ana has really developed into not just a very good player but a nice leader. She’s a kid who you can count on in tough situations. I knew she would play well Friday [against BG]. The bigger the game, the better she plays. The best word to describe her is she’s a ‘baller.”’

Favorite teacher: Mr. Partner

Favorite subject: Psychology

Favorite movie: “Frozen”

Favorite food: My mom’s fried rice

Favorite song: “Timber” by Pitbull featuring Ke$ha

Outside interests: Playing tennis, running track and field, going to CORE

Favorite professional team: Miami Heat

Favorite college team: PSU

Pro athlete most admired: LeBron James

Best athlete I ever played with: Bailey Swogger

Best athlete I ever competed against: Southern Fulton’s Macey Hollenshead

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Richard and Hsiu-Ping

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the Inter-County Conference, making the state playoffs and being runner-up in District 6 Class AA

How I got my start in basketball: “I joined a rec center league when I was in fourth grade.”

Future goal: Get a scholarship to play basketball in college and major in physical therapy