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Alyssa McGhee

September 18, 2012
The Altoona Mirror

Name: Alyssa McGhee

School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

Age: 15

Grade: Freshman

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: McGhee scored seven goals in a 9-3 win over Penn Cambria, five goals in an 8-2 victory against Johnstown, and scored the Lady Marauders' only goal in a 2-1 loss to District 6 power Bishop McCort.

Season update: In five games, McGhee has scored 20 goals and has two assists for the 3-2 Lady Marauders.

Coach Harry McGhee quote: "Alyssa has great field awareness and knowledge of the game. Her speed, skill set and tactical game are advanced for this level."

Favorite teacher: Mr. Lightner

Favorite subject: Science

Favorite movie: "Bridesmaids"

Favorite food: Chicken

Favorite song: Anything by Adele

Outside interests: Playing basketball

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Abby Wambach

Best athlete I ever played with: Haley Crawford

Best athlete I ever competed against: Ellen Crook

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the athlete of the week as a freshmen.

How I got my start in soccer: I started playing AYSO when I was 4.

Future goal: Go to college and play soccer.

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