Alyssa McGhee

Name: Alyssa McGhee

School: Bishop Guilfoyle

Age: 16

Grade: Sophomore

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: McGhee recorded three assists in a 5-2 win over Richland, two goals in a 2-1 victory at Somerset and four goals in a 4-3 win at Forest Hills.

Season update: McGhee has 20 goals and six assists in five games for the 5-0 Lady Marauders. Her 9.2 points per game rank her first in the nation for schools reporting results to MaxPreps.

Coach Harry McGhee’s quote: “Alyssa is playing with great maturity and patience on the field. While being doubled tripled teamed she’s still finding ways to create opportunities for herself and her teammates to execute possession and high percentage shots. Her field presence and communication is going to be instrumental to the team’s success.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs Sandorf

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “The Notebook”

Favorite food: Texas Roadhouse steak, mashed potatoes and rolls

Favorite song: “Holy Grail” by Jay-Z

Outside interests: Basketball, snowboarding, kayaking and hanging out with friends

Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Abby Wambach

Best athlete ever played with: Halee Adams

Best athlete ever competed against: Megan Lenzi of Somerset

Most influential person of my career: My parents, coaches and friends

Proudest athletic accomplishment: Scoring 59 goals and 17 assists my freshman year

How I got my start in soccer: Playing AYSO

Future goal: Playing soccer at a major Division I college