Athlete of the Week: Chesney Saltsgiver


Ellie Oakes

Chesney Saltsgiver

By Eric Sims

Name: Chesney Saltsgiver

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 12

Coach Luke Rhoades Quote:

“Chesney and Shannon are great seniors who have been part of a very successful run for the girl’s basketball team including three Mountain League titles and a D6 title.”

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Chesney Saltsgiver: My friend wanted me to try it in elementary school and I’ve loved it ever since.

EE: What other sports do you play?

CS: Track and Field.

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

CS: Steelers

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

CS: My mom because she supports me with everything I do.

EE: Favorite movie/show?

CS: The Outsiders

EE: Favorite food?

CS: Wings

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

CS: Always try your best and work hard.

EE: What are your future goals?

CS: Attend Penn State Altoona for nursing.