Female Athlete of the Week: Brown not shy about scoring goals

Name: Jenna Brown

School: Bedford Area

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Brown scored eight goals and assisted on three others in a 15-1 thrashing of Forest Hills in the District 5-6 Class 2A semifinals.

Season update: Brown has 35 goals and 19 assists for the unbeaten Lady Bisons.

Coach Jeff Thomas’ quote: “Jenna has constantly improved her game throughout her high school career. She’s become a critical part of our attack and our team culture and elevates her game when it matters most.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Williams

Favorite subject: Microbiology

Favorite movie: “Mean Girls”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite song: “Mo Bamba” by Sheck Wes

Outside interests: Basketball

Favorite professional team: Golden State Warriors

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Mallory Pugh, USA Women’s Soccer Team

Best athlete I ever competed against: Waynesburg Central’s Rhea Kijowski

Most influential person on my athletic career: Jeff Thomas, Kyler Myers

Proudest athletic achievement: Winning back-to-back district titles and making it to the Class 2A state semifinals

How I got my start in soccer: “I was really shy, so my mom signed my sister Jordan and I up to make me more social.”

Future goal: Play soccer in college and earn a degree in exercise science

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