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Athlete of Week: CK’s Hartman all-around player

Name: Megan Hartman

School: Claysburg-Kimmel

Age: 18

Grade: Senior

Sport: Basketball

Athlete of the week achievement: Hartman scored 20 points in Claysburg’s rout of Northern Bedford, and she scored a game-high 25 points in a romp over Moshannon Valley.

Season update: Hartman averages 16.3 points, 3.7 steals, 3.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game for the Lady Bulldogs.

Coach Jess Veverka’s quote: “Megan has the ability to shoot the 3-point shot, and when she is on, it is hard to defend her. Her pressure defense has provided her with offensive opportunities as well.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Lach

Favorite movie: “Dirty Dancing”

Favorite food: Spaghetti

Favorite song: “Beautiful Crazy” by Luke Combs

Outside interests: Volleyball, softball, fishing and hunting

Favorite professional team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Stephen Curry

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

Most influential person on my athletic career: My Pap (George Hartman), who passed away at the beginning of the season.

Proudest athletic achievement: Being named an ICC North all-star for 2018-2019 basketball and 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 volleyball.

How I got my start in basketball: “I started playing when I was little in elementary school and loved it since then.”

Future goal: “I plan to attend Penn State Altoona and pursue a career in early childhood education.”

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