Lutch big part of state title
Name: Jenna Lutch
School: Northern Cambria
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