Athlete of Week: Mowry delivers in big situations

Name: Lindsay Mowry

School: Bedford Area

Age: 16

Grade: Junior

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Keeper Mowry shut out both Hollidaysburg and Altoona in the Lady Lion Tournament on Saturday. She had three saves in a 1-0 win over Hollidaysburg and 11 saves in a 0-0 tie with Altoona.

Season update: Mowry also was in goal for a 6-2 win over Penn Cambria, helping Bedford get off to a 2-0-1 start.

Coach Jeff Thomas’ quote: “Lindsay continues to improve in the goal. She has good hands, feet and eye coordination. As long as she is in there, she is going to keep you in the game. She is a big game changer. She continues to come through in big game situations.”

Favorite teacher: Miss Laura Scheeler

Favorite subject: Criminal justice

Favorite movie: “The Conjuring”

Favorite food: Mac and cheese bites

Favorite song: “No Guidance” by Chris Brown

Outside interests: Softball

Favorite professional team: USA Women’s Soccer Team

Favorite college team: UCLA

Pro athlete most admired: Jennie Finch

Best athlete I ever competed against: The Altoona girls soccer team players

Most influential person on my athletic career: Kyler Myers

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the 2018 PIAA Class 2A state championship

How I got my start in soccer: “My parents signed me up in kindergarten.”

Future goal: Join the FBI

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