Female Athlete of Week: Maxwell ‘relentless’ for Everett

Name: Kaitlyn Maxwell

School: Everett Area

Age: 17

Grade: Junior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Maxwell was MVP of Windber Tipoff Tournament. She had 17 points in a 37-34 win over United and 21 points, 10 rebounds and four steals in a 45-32 win over Windber in the final.

Season update: Maxwell averages 19.0 points.

Coach Keith Moyer’s quote: “Kaitlyn has a relentless approach to everything she does on and off the court. I am a better coach, we are a better team, and Everett High School is a better place because Kaitlyn Maxwell is an Everett Warrior.”

Favorite teacher: All of them

Favorite subject: Calculus

Favorite movie: “Remember the Titans”

Favorite food: Mom’s homemade pizza made with Lori Knepp’s homemade cheese

Favorite song: “Lord, I Need You” by Matt Maher

Outside interests: Soccer, track and field, piano, French horn, reading

Favorite professional team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite college team: Syracuse

Pro athlete most admired: Stephen Curry

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis’ Alli Campbell

Most influential person on my athletic career: Family (Roxanne, Bruce, Nathaniel, Kevin)

Proudest athletic achievement: ICC champs in soccer, basketball, track freshman year

How I got my start in basketball: “I played in the driveway with Nathaniel when I was little, and then in third grade I joined our elementary basketball program.”

Future goal: Follow plan God has for my life


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