Kosoglow shines for Tyrone

Mirror Female Athlete of the Week

Name: Mia Kosoglow

School: Tyrone Area

Age: 15

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Kosoglow came up with a steal and winning basket in the final 30 seconds of a 47-46 win over Ligonier Valley in the District 6 3A girls quarterfinals. She scored 11 points. Later, she scored 10 points, including six in the fourth quarter, in a 62-49 semifinal win over Juniata.

Season update: Kosoglow is averaging 7.6 points, four assists and three steals per game for the Lady Eagles.

Coach Luke Rhoades’ quote: “Mia has done a good job of setting our offense and also attacking the basket. She is doing a good job of knowing when to look for her shot but also when to distribute the ball, and, of course, she has made some big plays on defense.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Beigle

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Guardians of the Galaxy”

Favorite food: Lasagna

Favorite song: “Beast” by Migos featuring Post Malone

Outside interests: Hanging out with my friends and watching movies

Favorite professional team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite college team: No preference

Pro athlete most admired: Russell Westbrook

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Karson Swogger

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad

Proudest athletic achievement: “Hitting the game-winner to put us ahead against Ligonier Valley, moving us further in district playoffs.”

How I got my start in basketball: “My parents signed me up to play in a league at the Blair Rec Center when I was 5.”

Future goal: Attend college