Thomas has big soccer dreams
Name: Amber Thomas
Athlete of the week achievement: Thomas scored four goals, including three unassisted, in an 11-1 win over Bishop Carroll and scored four goals and assisted on five others in a 12-2 victory over Penn Cambria.
Season update: Thomas has eight goals and five assists for the 2-0 Lady Bisons.
Coach Jeff Thomas’ quote: “She’s been working hard in the offseason — like all of the players — on her speed and agility. She’s always been unselfish. She’s not afraid to give the ball up because the end result is she’ll get it back.”
Favorite teacher: Mrs. Williams
Favorite subject: Phys. ed.
Favorite movie: “Never Back Down”
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite music: Anything
Outside interests: Playing basketball
Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite college team: Penn State
Pro athlete most admired: Alex Morgan
Best athlete I ever competed against: Boiling Springs’ Maddie Hughes
Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad (Jeff)
Proudest athletic achievement: Winning the District 5-6 Class 2A championship last season
How I got my start in soccer: “My brothers (Cory and Garrett) played, so did my dad when he was younger, and I wanted to be like my brothers.”
Future goal: “Leaving the greatest mark on the (Bedford) soccer team that I can.”