Myrick leading her squad

Name: Delaney Myrick

School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Myrick had two goals and an assist in a 9-3 win over Cambria Heights, two goals and an assist in a 4-2 win over Penn Cambria and four goals and an assist in an 8-0 rout of Bishop Carroll.

Season update: Myrick has 18 goals and five assists for the 7-0-1 Lady Marauders.

Coach Joe DeLeo’s quote: “Delaney continues to be a leader for this team. Delaney’s scoring success can be contributed to the trust she has in her teammates and her hard work in practice. I am thankful to have such a fierce competitor on our team.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Lanier

Favorite subject: Biology

Favorite movie: “The Great Gatsby”

Favorite food: Anything at Villa Capri

Favorite song: “Viva La Vida” by Coldplay

Outside interests: Track and cheerleading

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite college team: Villanova

Pro athlete most admired: Carli Lloyd

Best athlete I ever competed against: State

College’s Haley Crawford

Most influential person on my athletic career: My parents (Gary and Jennifer)

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning District 6 the past two years

How I got my start in soccer: “Playing AYSO when I was 5.”

Future goal: Go to college and become an orthodontist