Athlete of the Week Urbana High School

Name: Emily Skelley

School: Urbana High School

Grade: 10

Age: 15

Sports: Volleyball, Softball

Claim to fame/honors: Freshman year volleyball second team CBC and honorable mention for Southwest District. Freshman year softball second team CBC. Sophomore year volleyball first team CBC and first team Southwest District.

Words you live by: "Put in the time or sit on the pine"

Toughest opponent: Tipp City

Biggest influence: My dad

Game-day rituals: Listen to music and dance in the locker room with my teammates

What's on your bedroom walls: My trophies and home run balls

When I'm bored I like to … play cards with my dad

Favorite movie: Avengers Endgame

Person who would play you in a movie: Angelina Jolie

Favorite TV show: The Office

Favorite musical artist: Ariana Grande

Favorite book: Hunger Game series

Favorite home-cooked meal: Lasagna

Favorite restaurant: BJ's

Whose mind would you like to read: Michael from The Office

Place where you'd love to travel: Greece

Talent you'd like to have: Juggling

Favorite school subject: English

Favorite athlete: Kathryn Plummer

Favorite team: Penn State Volleyball

Something in the world I'd like to change: Reduce animal cruelty

Favorite sports moment: First home run in my high school softball career as a freshman

Favorite junk food: Hot Cheetos

Best thing about your favorite sport: The best thing about volleyball is that everyone on and off the court is involved in each point and I love the energy during a game

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