Thomas providing leadership

Name: Amber Thomas

School: Bedford Area

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Thomas had a goal and an assist in a victory over Penn Cambria and had four goals and two assists in a win over Saint Joseph’s.

Season update: Thomas has five goals and three assists for the 2-0 Lady Bisons. She has 92 career goals.

Coach Jeff Thomas’ quote: “I see her taking over the leadership role this year and working with the freshmen. She does a lot of coaching on the field, in practice and in games. She’s trying to pick up where we left off last year and keep everyone positive.”

Favorite teacher: Mrs. Williams

Favorite subject: Math

Favorite movie: “Mean Girls”

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite music: Everything

Outside interests: Playing basketball

Favorite professional team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite college team: Penn State

Pro athlete most admired: Cristiano Ronaldo

Best athlete I ever competed against: Boiling Springs’ Maddie Hughes

Most influential person on my athletic career: My dad (Jeff) and brothers (Cory and Garrett)

Proudest athletic achievement: Making the state semifinals last season

How I got my start in soccer: “My brothers always played, so I was always right along with them.”

Future goal: Play college soccer