Athlete of the week: Brunner adding to goal totals

Aurielle Brunner

Name: Aurielle Brunner

School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic

Age: 17

Grade: Senior

Sport: Soccer

Athlete of the week achievement: Brunner scored four goals in the Lady Marauders’ 7-2 win over Penn Cambria and had three goals and two assists for BG in a 10-0 triumph over Bishop Carroll earlier in the week.

Season update: Bishop Guilfoyle is 8-1, and Brunner has scored 19 goals and has three assists while playing in all nine games.

Coach Joe DeLeo’s quote: “As good as she is, she’s improved even more this year because all the work she put in during the offseason and early this season. She’s matured, and I couldn’t be happier with the results and all the hard work she’s put in.”

Favorite teacher: Mr. Meilnik

Favorite subject: Anatomy

Favorite movie: “White Christmas”

Favorite food: Ice cream

Favorite song: “Dilemma” by Nelly and Kelly Rowland

Outside interests: Basketball and track

Pro athlete most admired: Michael Jordan

Best athlete I ever competed against: Bellwood-Antis graduate Alli Campbell

Most influential person on my athletic career: My family and coaches

Proudest athletic achievement: Getting six hat tricks in a row

How I got my start in soccer: Started freshman year because all my friends were playing

Future goal: To win a District 6 soccer title


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