Athlete of The Week: Alex Taylor


Alex Taylor

Name: Alex Taylor

Grade: 12

Sport: Soccer

Accomplishment: Bellwood Senior Alex Taylor lead the soccer team in goals and scored four goals, including the game-winner with only 13 seconds left, to upset the number one seeded Bellefonte Red Raiders in the semi-finals of the District 6 playoffs.

Eagle Eye: How did you get involved in the sport?

Alex Taylor: ‘My dad got me involved when I was 4 years old because he coached for the Penn State Altoona Soccer team.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

AT: Wrestling

EE: Favorite professional sports team?

AT: Manchester United

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

AT: David Taylor

EE: Who do you admire the most? Why?

AT: “David Taylor, because of the work, he puts in.”

EE: Favorite movie?

AT: Gemini

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

AT: “Work hard, play even harder, and play as a team.”

EE: What are your future goals?

AT: “Graduate college with an engineering degree.”