Sydney Stipanovich is closing out a highly-successful career with the St. Joe Angels basketball program. She is good for a double-double almost every night out, averaging 15.2 points and 11.7 rebounds per game. She will be playing for the Penn Quakers next season.
Patch.com: How is your season going?
Sydney Stipanovich: Our season is going well. Our goal was to win the district championship game on Thursday. (The Angels did just that, winning 58-44.) This is what we have been waiting for and practicing for all year.
Patch: What is the favorite thing you like about being on your team?
SS: My team is like a second family. We are together all the time and we get along great. I think we have great team chemistry.
Patch: Comment on any special accomplishments this season so far.
SS: As a team I think we have come a long way since the beginning of the year. Each time we go out on the floor and get a victory is an accomplishment. We hope to accomplish our main goal--winning state--in a few weeks.
Patch: Which athlete do you admire the most, and why?
SS: Lebron James because he possesses the all around skills to be the best player at the highest level of basketball.
Patch: What is your favorite tune in your I-Pod these days?
SS: I listen to a variety of tunes, mostly country.
Voting for week No. 11 begins Monday.
Jordan McClendon, Burroughs basketball
Foye Oluokun, Burroughs basketball
Elliott Shevitz, Ladue ice hockey
Christine Yan, Ladue swimming
Brandon Klar, MICDS ice hockey
Maddie Wessell, Burroughs swimming
Matt Meyer, MICDS ice hockey
Trey Ross, MICDS swimming
Erin Nelson, St. Joe basketball