Lutch big part of state title

Name: Jenna Lutch

School: Northern Cambria

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Volleyball

Athlete of the week achievement: Lutch had two kills and two blocks in the first two sets but had 12 kills by the end of the PIAA state title-clinching sweep over Nativity BVM Saturday in the championship.

Season update: Lutch helped the Colts win their second consecutive PIAA title with wins over Nativity and Clarion this week. Lutch finished the season with 147 kills.

Coach Mike Hogan’s quote: “Jenna is a hard-working energetic determined middle hitter. I am very happy for her to have a great match to close out her career at Northern Cambria. I really enjoyed the opportunity to coach her the past few years, and I’m sure she will be successful in whatever she pursues moving forward.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Ranck

Favorite subject: Anatomy

Favorite movie: “Creed”

Favorite food: “Boom Boom” hot dogs

Favorite song: “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Outside interests: Working out and going on vacation

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Penguins

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Saquon Barkley

Best athlete I ever competed against: Berlin Brothersvalley senior Kiera Booth

Most influential person on my athletic career: Coahc Mike Hogan

Proudest athletic achievement: Playing and winning back-to-back state titles.

How I got my start in volleyball: Watching my cousin Emily (Stiles) win a state title for Northern Cambria volleyball in 2009.

Future goal: Attend IUP for nursing


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