Name: Taylor Vladic
Athlete of the week achievement: She scored four goals and totaled three assists as Lady Tigers went 4-0 during the week with victories over Somerset (3-2), Franklin Regional (4-1), Ligonier Valley (8-1) and Bishop McCort (4-0).
Season update: She has 11 goals and 12 assists on the year to help her team to a 15-2 record, and will play in the District 6 Class AAA playoffs starting this Thursday.
Coach Dave Sollener's quote: "Taylor brings a lot of things to the team. She is a great leader, able to read other teams and has great ball skills. On any given day, she can turn it on and lead our team."
Favorite teacher: Madame Stern
Favorite subject: History
Favorite movie: "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite song: "Right Above It" by Lil Wayne and Drake
Outside interests: Hanging out with friends and family, going to movies and haunted houses
Favorite professional team: Manchester United
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Marta, Brazilian women's soccer player
Best athlete I ever played with: Hollidaysburg's Mackenzie Walter
Best athlete I ever competed against: Franklin Regional's Nikalette Fonseca
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad, Mike
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning districts my freshman year
How I got my start in soccer: Started playing AYSO when I was 5
Future goal: To play soccer at IUP and get a degree in criminology