Frank tough in the playoffs
Name: Haley Frank
Athlete of the week achievement: Frank was 6-for-8 with five runs and two RBIs as the Lady Mounties posted PIAA Class AA playoff wins against Moniteau and Beaver.
Season update: She is batting .516 with 48 hits, 13 for extra base hits. She also has 21 RBIs, and in 111 innings of play in the field, has just eight errors.
Coach Jim Gonder’s quote: “From my perspective, she’s very versatile and a very good hitter. She’s very dedicated and plays a lot of ball.”
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Shealer
Favorite subject: Sociology
Favorite movie: “Sweet Home Alabama”
Favorite food: Pierogies
Favorite song: “Rewind” by Rascal Flatts
Outside interests: Cheer-leading, golf, riding motorcycles, fishing.
Favorite professional team: St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite college team: PSU
Pro athlete most admired: Jennie Finch
Best athlete I ever had as a teammate: Chelsea Rex and Mackenzie Wilson
Best athlete I ever competed against: Maddie Grimm from Ligonier Valley.
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad.
Proudest athletic achievement: 100th career hit and being a part of our 2011 state championship team.
How I got to start in softball: I started playing in second grade.
Future goal: Attend Lock Haven University for Early Childhood Education and Special Education.