Name: Brianna Schwartz
Sport: Cross Country
Background: Schwartz heads into this week’s WPIAL Class AAA cross country championships as the defending champion. She also finished second in the PIAA meet last season. In track and field, she won the state title in the 1,600 meters. She will head into the district meet in good form, having won the Central Catholic Invitational (Oct. 5) and the Tri-State Coaches Association cross country championship (Oct. 17) this month.
Shaler coach Mike Dusch: “Bri understands pressure and really responds to it. That’s one of the reasons why she’s been so successful.”