Name: Jonathan Gabriel
Athlete of the week achievement: Gabriel finished second at the PIAA Class AA Championships at 113 pounds, falling to Bethlehem Catholic's returning state runner-up Luke Karam, 5-0. Gabriel won three bouts to get to the finals, including a technical fall and a pin.
Season update: Gabriel finished with a 29-6 record, 11 pins, four technical falls and four major decisions.
Coach Brian Creps' quote: "Jon had a really great tournament. To get a fall and a tech. fall at states shows how well he was wrestling. He put in a lot of time and effort the last couple of years, so his accomplishments have been well deserved.''
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Williams, Academic Biology
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: "DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story''
Favorite food: Tacos
Favorite song: "The Realest Sport'' by TP & Esco
Outside interests: Snowboarding, wakeboarding
Favorite professional team: Boston Red Sox
Favorite college team: Iowa Hawkeyes
Pro athlete most admired: Jordan Burroughs
Best athlete I ever wrestled with: Ryan Easter
Best athlete I ever competed against: Hunter Marko of Wisconsin
Most influential person on my athletic career: Jody Strittmatter
Proudest athletic achievement: Greco-Roman national runner-up
How I got my start in wrestling: My first grade teacher gave me a slip of paper telling me about wrestling
Future goal: Be a state champion