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2022-23 Player Profile: Jessy Frank, DCC Powered by Tionesta Builders Supply

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Sports Played: Softball, basketball, volleyball
Parents Names: Stacey & Tommy Frank
Siblings: Jordan Frank (24) and Jackson Frank (24). Both were star athletes for DCC with Jordan going on to play college softball at Division I St. Francis and Jackson going on to play college baseball at Penn State DuBois
Social Media Handles: Instagram & Twitter: jessyfrank23
2021-22 Highlights: Helped lead DCC softball to its third straight District 9 championship by hitting .460 with 21 RBIs and 25 runs scored … Helped DCC basketball to a PIAA playoff berth for the first time in year by averaging 6.3 ppg; Was a Northern Allegheny All-Star in softball this year and a second-team middle infielder for th Tri-County All-Star team as a freshman
College Athletics plan if applicable: I would like to play softball in college.



Q: What was the first sport you played? Why did you play it? Did you like it?
A: T-ball and soccer. I played because my siblings played, and I loved them both, especially T-ball.

Q: What is the most important factor in you being successful in high school athletics?
A: Having fun with it and continuing to have a positive mindset even during rough moments.

Q: What is your favorite non-sports “go-to” activity?
A: Traveling and hanging out with my friends and family.

Q: You could meet one sports figure, living or dead (1) who would it be and (2) what is the first thing you would ask them?
A: Jocelyn Alo. I would ask her how it feels to be the greatest hitter of all time in softball, and what was the most important thing you did to help you become that successful of a hitter.

Q: What is your favorite sport and if you could change one thing about your favorite sport, what would it be?
A: Softball. I wouldn’t change much, but if I had to pick something, I would let the pitchers crow-hop.

Q: If you could eat any food in the world right now, what would it be?
A: Ice cream or chicken wings

Q: What is your ideal vacation spot?
A: My family likes to go to MLB ballparks and explore the cities that they’re in.

Q: Is there anything you wish we would have asked you? If so, what is the question/answer?
A: Do you have any pets? Yes! A dog named Tiger.

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