Athlete of Week: CK’s Hartman all-around player
Name: Megan Hartman
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.”