Athlete of the Week: Makenna Bauer

We will be nominating a athlete for AOTW every week.


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Makenna Bauer going up for a kill.

Name: Makenna Bauer

Sport: Volleyball

Grade: 11

Accomplishments: Makenna Bauer has been a big contributor to a successful season for the volleyball team. She had recently had 10 kills, 6 aces, and 3 blocks versus Hollidaysburg and had 7 kills and 8 digs against a very talented Bald Eagle team.

Coach Kraft’s Quote: “Makenna has been very offensive for us lately, but her defense has been the difference maker lately in games.”

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

Makenna Bauer: “When I was in 5th grade the teachers sent home flyers for a clinic Kraft was running so I decided to go and have played volleyball ever since.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

MB: “None”

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

MB: “Pittsburgh Steelers”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

MB: “Courtney Williams”

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

MB: “Courtney Williams because I want to be as tall as her one day.”

EE: Favorite band/musician?

MB: “Ariana Grande”

EE:  Favorite movie?

MB: “The Avengers movies”

EE: Favorite food?

MB: “Ham Pot Pie”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

MB: “Don’t settle for mediocrity and always work your hardest because you will be rewarded one day.”

EE: What are your future goals?

MB: “Go to college and hopefully play in college.”