Effort paying off for McMillen
Name: Brock McMillen
Athlete of the week achievement: McMillen captured his second state title this past Saturday with a 5-1 win over Burrell’s Ian Oswalt in the 132-pound Class 2A championship match at Hershey’s Giant Center.
Season update: McMillen closed out his junior season with a 36-3 record.
Coach Billy Dubler’s quote: “I’m very proud. I see the effort that he’s put in over the years, so Brock gets everything he deserves. He’s a hard worker and a student of the game. He leaves no stone unturned. He does it all, he loves wrestling. He’s a once in a generation talent and we’re just going to appreciate him while he’s here at Glendale.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Damiano
Favorite subject: Math
Favorite movie: “Never Back Down”
Favorite food: Hot wings
Favorite song: Anything by Eminem
Outside interests: Hunting and fishing
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Favorite college team: Pittsburgh Panthers
Athlete most admired: Ex-PSU wrestler Jason Nolf
Best athlete I ever competed against: Josh Boozel of Mt. Union
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Angie and Mark
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning two state titles
How I got my start in wrestling: I saw my friends doing it and I thought I would like it.
Future goal: To make the NCAA tournament and succeed on the college level.