Athlete of the Week: Megan Tepsic


Name: Megan Tepsic

Sport: Tennis

Grade: 12


Tepsic is undefeated in the Mountain League with a 5-0 record. Her overall record for the year is 6-1. The talented senior’s only loss was to a strong Altoona player.

Coach Randy Irvin’s Quote: 

“This is only Megan’s 2nd year on the team and she has improved tremendously from last year.  She is a joy to coach and is one of our team leaders.”

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

Megan Tepsic: “I decided after sophomore year that I wanted to play another sport. Tennis wasn’t a huge team at the time, so I chose tennis.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

MT: “Softball”

EE: Favorite sports team?

MT: “Pittsburgh Penguins”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

MT: “none” 

EE: Favorite Food?

MT: “none”

EE: What is your favorite part about the sport?

MT: “How relaxed and fun practice is. You get to play doubles and singles and practice technique at your own pace.”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

MT: “Playing as number 3 after only playing tennis for two years and winning against each mountain league team.”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

MT: “Determination. I go into every match ready to win and make myself better.”

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

MT: If you put your mind to becoming better you will. Accept coaching and learn from mistakes.”

EE: What are your future goals?

MT: “To go to IUP and major in interior design and possibly consider playing tennis.”