BG’s Homan off to fast start
Name: Leah Homan
School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic
Athlete of the week achievement: Homan scored 19 points against Juniata Valley, 24 points against Bishop Carroll Catholic and 27 points against Central Cambria as the Lady Marauders went 3-0 for the week.
Season update: Bishop Guilfoyle is 3-1 and among the favorites to win the District 6 Class 1A championship.
Coach Kristi Kaack’s quote: “We’re really impressed with her efficiency right now, and you can tell how much work she’s put in, not only offensively but defensively. She’s leading us in points, assists and steals and just having a great start to the season.”
Favorite teacher: Mr. Sutton
Favorite subject: Religion
Favorite movie: “The Dark Knight Rises”
Favorite food: Filet mignon
Favorite song: “Smooth Criminal” by Michael Jackson
Outside interests: Archery, hanging out with friends and hiking
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite college team: Villanova
Pro athlete most admired: Tom Brady
Best athlete I ever competed against: My brother, Sam
Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents, Dianne and Travis Homan, and All Day Hoops’ Ryan Lestochi
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 6 Class 2A title last year
How I got my start in basketball: Playing pickup basketball and other sports with my brother and his friends
Future goal: To win a state championship.