Getting To Know Me- Pittsburgh Edition

With the success that the Getting To Know Me has been in the Dayton area, and with the expansion into the Pittsburgh area, you can now get to know about the top players from the Steel City with the latest feature series on the Dabbelt Report…. Getting to Know Me- Pittsburgh Edition

The goal is every week, a different player is featured and coaches and fans can get to know the players better, their likes and dislikes, favorite moments and future plans.

Check back this Friday, June 1 for the start of a great summer of promoting the top players from the 412!


Lizzy Groetsch

Name– Lizzy Groetsch

School– North Allegheny High School

Grade- 2021

Other sports/clubs involved in at schools– I am a member of Key Club, a volunteer organization that encourages leadership through serving others.

Biggest highlight on the basketball court- Winning a WPIAL Championship!

Proudest moment off the basketball court– Finishing my first year of high school with straight A’s.

If you didn’t play basketball, but could be a star in any other sport, what would it be? – Soccer

Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? – I want to play basketball for as long as I can, and then pursue a career in either medicine or business.

Do you want to live your life in the town you grew up in, or move away? If away, what city or state would you love to live in? – I will always love my hometown, Pittsburgh, but I will be happy with wherever my future takes me.

Tell me 2 things that nobody knows about you (hidden talent, cool moment in your life, ect) – I can play classical piano and I visited an orphanage in Africa.

Tell me something that everybody knows about you – I am a basketball player

What is your greatest personality trait? – I am determined and hard-working

What is your biggest fear/phobia? – I am not a big fan of spiders.

What do you want to study in college and be for the rest of your life? – I plan on studying the sciences and economics, and pursuing a career in either medicine or business.

If you could meet one celebrity for dinner who would it be? – Mike Krzyzewski

2 television shows you cannot miss- Friends and Stranger Things.

If you are on a desert island for 30 days with only one CD, who would it be? – Cardi B

Favorite food you could eat for 2 straight weeks- Chic-Fil-A nuggets, waffle fries and lemonade

Tell me your favorite teams in the other sports that you like (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLB)- Cleveland Cavaliers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Steelers.

If you could change one thing about the game of basketball, what would it be? – I would like to see a shot clock in high school basketball. In addition, I would like players to get 6 fouls instead of 5.

Favorite actor/actress- Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite athlete regardless of sport- LeBron James