Athlete of the Week: Elizabeth Pearson


Terry McCaulley

Beth Pearson

By Caleb McKinney, Staff Writer

Name: Beth Person

Sport: Softball

Grade: 12

Accomplishments: Pearson went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and 3 RBIs in a 14-1 five-inning victory over rival Bellwood. Pearson has been a senior leader and starting catcher for the team all season.

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

EP: “My sister played so I joined as well.”

EE: What other sport(s) or other activities are you involved in?

EP: NHS, YAN, Student Council, Eagle Eye, Yearbook

EE: Favorite college or pro sports team?

EP: Mount Aloysius Softball

EE: Favorite college or pro athlete?

EP: Ella Pearson

EE: Who do you admire the most and why?

EP: “Becca Lewis – she devoured everyone at Districts and she will do the same at States.”

EE: Favorite band/musician?

EP: Billy Joel

EE: Favorite Movie/TV show

EP: The Notebook

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

EP: ” Hit the ball to right center, its an easy double.”

EE: What are your future goals past High School?

EP: ” Go to Mount Aylosius for Ultrasonography