Mowry lifting Bisons

Name: Lindsay Mowry

School: Bedford

Age: 14

Grade: Freshman

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Mowry recorded back-to-back shutouts in goal for the Lady Bisons, shutting out Schuylkill Valley and Waynesburg Central to help Bedford reach the PIAA Class 2A semifinals.

Season update: Bedford is 23-0 and will play District 10 champion Mercyhurst Prep today in the semifinals. Mowry had seven saves against Schuylkill and 12 against Waynesburg Central.

Coach Jeff Thomas’ quote: “From the start of the season until right now she keeps improving. We told her she has the right build for a goalkeeper, good height, good hands and it’s showing now. She’s made saves with her feet and hands, and is getting better all season. She is becoming more of a vocal leader back there, and she’s just getting comfortable and building confidence.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Schrock

Favorite subject: Art

Favorite movie: “The Lone Survivor”

Favorite food: Chicken

Outside interests: Softball

Favorite professional team: No preference

Favorite college team: UCLA

Pro athlete most admired: Andrew McCutchen

Best athlete I ever competed against: Everett’s Brittany Ewing

Most influential person on my athletic career: Coach Jeff Thomas

Proudest athletic achievement: Making varsity as a freshman

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

Future goal: Become a general surgeon.

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