Hensor more than just baseball

Name: Bryce Hensor

School: Juniata Valley

Age: 19

Grade: Senior

Sport: Baseball

Athlete of the week achievement: Hensor was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs in a 5-4 win over Mount Union, he was 1-for-2 with a run in an 8-0 win over Williamsburg, he went 2-for-3 with a run, three RBIs and the game-winning homer in a 6-5 win over Claysburg-Kimmel, and he scored two runs in a 3-1 win over Williamsburg.

Season update: Hensor is batting .486 with six doubles, two triples, a home run, 18 runs and 12 RBIs. The Green Hornets are 12-2.

Coach Don Price’s quote: “Aside from his talent and athletic ability, he means so much for the team. He plays the game the right way. His temperament and his enthusiam are like having an extra coach out on the field.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Mowrer

Favorite subject: Small business management

Favorite movie: “Step Brothers”

Favorite food: Shawnee’s Manor Sweet Hot Mama Wings

Favorite song: “Blood, Sweat and Tears” by Future

Outside interests: Fishing and hanging out with friends

Favorite professional team: Philadelphia Phillies

Favorite college team: Morehead State

Pro athlete most admired: Dustin Pedroia

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Chad Luensmann

Most influential person on my athletic career: Dave Brisbin, my brother Jacob, and my parents, Jake and Gretchen

Proudest athletic achievement: Signing with Morehead State to play college baseball

How I got my start in baseball: “My mom was throwing me wiffle balls in the backyard. That’s when I fell in love with the sport.”

Future goal: “To finish out high school on a strong note academically and athletically and to do my best to be an impact player at the next level and to get a degree, probably in sports management.”

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