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Name: Trent Meyers

School: Altoona

Age: 17 years old

Level: Senior

Sports: Golf

Athlete of the Week Achievement: Meyers won the individual championship with a 74 at the Omni Bedford Springs Invitational and helped Altoona win the team title. He also carded a 73 in a win over Hollidaysburg, a team-best 75 against State College and shot a 79 to help Altoona finish third at the Selinsgrove Invitational.

Season update: Meyers is averaging 75.6 in five high school rounds so far this season, which also includes a 16th-place finish in the Class 3A boys field in the season opener Happy Valley Invitational.

Quote from coach Erick Kozak: “Trent has worked very hard on his game and he deserves all the success he gets. He is an exceptional golfer, and I couldn’t ask for a better person to represent our team and our school.

Favorite teacher: Mr. Spayd

Favorite subject: Mathematics

Favorite movie: “Caddyshack”

Favorite food: Chicken and rice

Favorite song: Any Drake song

Other interests: Going out with friends

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Most Admired Professional Athlete: Tiger Woods

Best Athlete I’ve Competed Against: Saint Joseph’s Tim Peters

Most influential person in my sports career: My father, Chuck Meyers

Proudest athletic accomplishment: Coming to the United States last year.

How I started golf: “I played with my father, my uncle and my grandfather. They put me in it when I was a kid, and I stuck with it.

Future goal: Play golf in college

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