Name: Milo DeFay
School: PA Cyber Charter School
Sport: Ice hockey
Athlete of the week achievement: DeFay helped lead the Hollidaysburg varsity hockey team into the Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship game by recording a goal and three assists in an 8-3 win over Bishop Guilfoyle and scoring two goals in a 4-3 win over top-seeded Johnstown in the semifinals.
Season update: DeFay has scored 15 goals and recorded 14 assists for Hollidaysburg, which plays Somerset in the league championship at 7 p.m. Thursday at Penn State University's Pegula Ice Arena.
Coach Craig Fitzgerald's quote: "Milo's a ninth grader. He's a fantastic player - he's quick and smart. He's just a play-maker and all-around great player. He's been a big part of the team this year.''
Favorite teacher: Miss Vella
Favorite subject: Science
Favorite movies: "Gladiator'' and "Miracle''
Favorite food: Spaghetti
Favorite song: All music
Outside interests: Hanging out with my brothers, Marcello and Malino
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite college team: Boston College hockey
Pro athlete most admired: Sidney Crosby
Best athlete I ever played with: Ambrose Aquadro
Best athlete I ever competed against: Detroit's Sean Day
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Miriam and Stan
Proudest athletic achievement: No preference
How I got my start in hockey: "My mom was driving by Galactic Ice with me, and I asked if I could join a hockey team.''
Future goal: "To continue to climb the ladder in my hockey career.''