Ivy Leaf - Spring 2009
Athlete Profile: Whitney Lynn Weston
Sport: Women’s Swimming
Hometown: South Williamsport, Pennsylvania
High School: South Williamsport Jr./Sr. High School
Post-college goals: I would like to travel to Europe for a few months before starting my career. I also hope to eventually have a family.
Hobbies and interests: Swimming, reading, SALT (Students About Living Truth), shopping, snowboarding, being around friends and family.
Favorite part about being a student-athlete: It helps me to relax after a stressful day of classes and I’ve made a lot of great friends.
Favorite thing about your coach: She’s always encouraging me to be do the best I can with swimming and is always there to talk to.
Why you chose Penn State Altoona: Coming from an extremely small high school I really liked the small campus and class sizes compared to University Park.
Athlete(s) you most admire: Natalie Coughlin, Katie Hoff, Michael Phelps
Favorite college team: Penn State!
Favorite professional team: Steelers
Words that best describe you: Caring, happy, fun, positive.
Something people don’t know about you: I don’t eat red meat or drink soda.
Best advice I received about sports: Pain is only temporary.
Biggest thrill in sports: Out-touching an opponent in a close race.