Spotlight – Female Athlete of the Month

Ali O’Connor


Photo by: Maura Jenceleski

Kendall Housenick, Student Writer

What sports do you play?

She plays Ice Hockey and Golf.

At what age did you start playing sports?

She started playing sports at the age of 3! But started playing Hockey at the age of 9 and golf at 12.

What is your favorite part of playing sports at GNA?

Her favorite part of playing GNA sports is the team spirit.

Who has been the most influential to your success and why?

She said her mom because she has always pushed her to do her best and never give up.

Why do you think athletics is an important part of high school?

High school sports are important because they bring a lot of people together. Playing sports throughout high school has given her many lifelong friendships.

Out of all the sports you play, which is your favorite?

She said definitely Ice Hockey. She loves how unique it is especially because she’s a girl

Do you plan on playing sports in college?

She said hopefully yes she wants to play Ice Hockey and golf for as long as she can.

What do you see yourself doing in the next 5 years?

After her first 2 years at LCCC, she plans to play hockey for Bloomsburg University for her last 2 years of college. After college, she hopes to be a coach so she can give others the same athletic experience that she had