Kulick doing everything

Name: Abigayle Kulick

School: Claysburg-Kimmel

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Kulick collected 23 points, eight rebounds and four steals in a win over Williamsburg, 13 points in a win over Juniata Valley, 20 points, 16 rebounds and six steals in a win over Glendale and 20 points, 11 rebounds, five assists and seven steals in a victory over Harmony.

Season update: Kulick is averaging 16.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists. She’s also only 19 points shy of 1,000 for her career and will have a chance to reach that milestone tonight.

Coach Jeff Appleman’s quote: “She’s not your prototypical point guard. She does a little bit of everything. On top of leading the team in assists, she’s also our leading rebounder. She plays with as much determination and grit as any player I’ve coached in 25 years.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Stombaugh

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Pitch Perfect”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: “All of Me” by John Legend

Outside interests: Softball, reading, hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: PSU

Pro athlete most admired: Candace Parker

Best athlete I ever played with: “All of my basketball teammates.”

Best athlete I ever competed against: Juniata College’s Kate McDonald

Most influential person on my athletic career: “My parents [Bryan and Missy] and my family.”

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning District 6 in softball last year

How I got my start in basketball: “It’s always been in my family, and I picked it up from there.”

Future goal: To attend Mount Aloysius, play basketball there and become a health care administrator