Allison Schwertner, Student-Athlete of the Week
High-school sport: Basketball (guard-forward).
What I’ve done lately: Scored a career-high 16 points with three 3-pointers in Wednesday’s 65-35 whipping of Cherokee Trail as the Mustangs moved to 9-4 overall.
Grade-point average: 4.3.
Why I attend Mullen: I just had heard about it in my middle school that it was a great place and great for basketball. And a lot of my friends were going there.
The best thing about my sport: The competitiveness of it and it’s real fun to play. You learn a lot about life and it’s really valuable to learn about being on a team and working together.
In my future: I definitely hope to go to college and play basketball. I don’t have a set major yet.
Pre-Game ritual: I find that being calm and talking to people helps me. I just make sure that I’m feeling
Favorite college team: I don’t have one, but at my house a lot of times the Iowa Hawkeyes are on, my Dad (Ryan) went there.
Why I play: It’s a great way to stay active and meet great people. It’s also a fun sport to play and you learn a lot of life skills.