Athlete of the Week: Taylor Hoover


Name: Taylor Hoover

Sport: Swimming  

Grade: 12th


Taylor had two second place finishes vs Northern Cambria, posting two of her best times this season.  She followed that up with very impressive swims at Marion Center in her 200 free and 100 back.

Coach Getz Quote:

“Taylor is one of the hardest workers on the team, day in and day out.  She is also one of the most versatile swimmers we have.  I can put Taylor in any event and she will perform and contribute.  Her ability to swim any event helps us at every single meet.”

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

TH: A friend of mine was a swimmer and told me about it 

EE: What other sport(s) do you play?

TH: None

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

 TH: None

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

TH: Michael Phelps 

EE: Who is your hero? Why?

TH: My mom, she always supports me and helps me to do my best in everything I do. 

EE: Favorite band/musician?

TH: Taylor Swift 

EE: Favorite movie?

TH: Pride and Prejudice

EE: Favorite food?

TH: Ice Cream

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

 TH: Do your best and make a lot of friends 

EE: What are your future goals?

TH: I am going to Penn State Altoona and majoring in Elementary and early childhood education.