Athlete of the Week: Sydney Shaw


Terry McCaulley

Senior Sydney Shaw, seen here vs. Bellwood, has been a leader this season for the girls basketball team

Name: Sydney Shaw

Sport: Basketball

Grade: 12


Sydney had 23 points in the opening loss  against Bellwood and 20 points in the Lady Eagles victory at Bellefonte

Coach Luke Rhoades quote: 

“Syd needs to continue to shoot the ball with confidence – we need her to continue to work hard and continue to be a leader for our team.”

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

Sydney Shaw: “My parents signed me up in first grade.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

SS: “Softball”

EE: Favorite sports team?

SS: “N/A”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

SS: “N/A”

EE: Favorite Food?

SS: “Wings or Pizza.”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

SS: “Competing against other talented athletes.”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

SS: “Making it to the district championship my sophomore year.”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

SS: “My teammates.”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

SS: “Play every game as hard as you can.”

EE: What are your future goals?

SS: “Attend Lock Haven University to study pre-med and then attend medical school to become a pediatrician.”