Player Profile: Kaitlyn Piontkowsky


Name: Kaitlyn Piontkowsky
Grade: Junior
Sport: Basketball

How long have you been playing basketball?

“I started playing basketball in seventh grade.”

Why did you start playing basketball?

“A lot of my friends played and it was an off-season [sport] for soccer, so I just decided to play like two days before tryouts. Now I play because I like all the people on my team, and I love playing basketball.”

What is your favorite memory from FHC basketball?

“When Zoey Guikema made a three-point buzzer beater. [This basket] brought us into an over time that we won during the Cornerstone Tournament.”

What is the best part about playing basketball?

“Probably just hanging out with the team and coming together at games.”

What is your biggest inspiration in sports?

“My teammates because we pick each other up after a rough practice or game, and we have to work together in order to get victories.”

What is a quote that inspires you?

“You can’t be afraid to fail; it’s the only way to succeed,” -Lebron James