Athlete of the Week Southeastern High School

Alessa Deal

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Alessa Deal

Name: Alessa Deal

School: Southeastern High School

Grade: 12

Age: 17

Sports: Bowling, Softball, Golf, Soccer

Claim to fame/honors: 2015 honorable mention soccer, 2016 2nd team OHC soccer, 2016 coaches award soccer, 2017 MVP soccer, 2017 2nd team OHC soccer, 2016 OHC honorable mention bowling

Words you live by: "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." ~ Abraham Lincoln

Toughest opponent: Myself because I always push myself to do better and better

Biggest influence: My mom and my grandma because they are two of the strongest women I have ever seen, and I hope to be half the women either of them are

Game-day rituals: Talk to everyone on the team, get everyone in the same head space and get them in a good mood and ready for the game

What's on your bedroom walls: Inspirational quotes and sayings to keep me going

When I'm bored I like to … Get together with friends and start up a game of soccer

Favorite movie: Finding Nemo

Person who would play you in a movie: Jennifer Lawrence

Favorite TV show: The 100

Favorite musical artist: Beyoncé

Favorite book: Hunger Games

Favorite home-cooked meal: Pot pie

Favorite restaurant: Steak 'n Shake

Whose mind would you like to read: Rhonda Sweeney's

Place where you'd love to travel: Ireland

Talent you'd like to have: Play piano

Favorite school subject: Art

Favorite athlete: Lionel Messi

Favorite team: Buckeyes

Something in the world I'd like to change: How people always turn to violence to solve their issues

Favorite sports moment: Stopping a penalty kick in a soccer tournament sophomore year

Favorite junk food: Chocolate

Best thing about your favorite sport: It's just this feeling you get almost like a rush when you can't help but smile and you know there is nothing else you would rather be doing in that moment. It's just amazing.

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