Athlete of the Week: Kayelin Gibbons


Terry McCaulley

Athlete of the Week Kayelin Gibbons

Name: Kayelin Gibbons

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 10


“On the season so far, Kayelin is averaging 12.6 points per game and 8.7 rebounds – in the last five games she has averaged 18 points per game and 10.2 rebounds”

Head Coach Luke Rhoades Quote: 

“Kayelin is really growing as an inside force.  When she is focused and finishing at the rim she is very tough to stop.”

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

Kayelin Gibbons: “I started playing at the Northern Blair County Rec Center in 3rd grade.”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

KG: Pittsburgh Steelers

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

KG: Michael Jordan

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

KG: “My mom, because she has supported me through everything.”

EE: Favorite band /musician?

KG: DaBaby

EE: Favorite movie/show?

KG: All American

EE: Favorite food?

KG: Chicken tenders and fries.

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

KG: “Always play like it’s your last game.”

EE: What are your future goals?

KG: “Go to college and major in physical therapy.”