Alex Giggie
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Alex  Giggie

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Tuscaloosa, AL

High School:
Holy Spirit Catholic

Height:
5-5

Position:
D

Club:
BUSA ECNL

Club/High School: Lettered six years in soccer..as a senior: ECNL Player Development Program, IMG Top-100 National Player, BUSA ECNL sole team captain, AHSAA women’s soccer First-Team All-State, team MVP, Women’s Soccer Titan Award recipient and high school team captain…as  a junior: US Soccer National Training Center Invite, AHSAA Soccer First-Team All-State, BUSA ECNL sole team captain, IMG Top-100 National Player, team MVP and member of Alabama high school state champion team…as a sophomore: US Soccer National Training Center Invite, Puma Women’s Elite National Showcase Invitee and identified as a “Top Performer” by Top-Drawer Soccer, ECNL Player Development Program Invitee, US Soccer National ID2 Program, IMG Top-100 National Player, BUSA ECNL sole team captain, AHSAA First-Team All-State and Titan Award recipient…as a freshman: US Soccer National Training Center Invitee, IMG Top-100 National Player, BUSA ECNL sole team captain…high school soccer coach was Arthur Howington…played club soccer for BUSA ECNL, coached by Ben Parks and Andrew Brower…Student government president…National Honor Society member, honor graduate (4.0 throughout high school), Mu Alpha Theta, National Junior Honor Society, National Classical League, National Society of High School Scholars, Student Council Service and Leadership award.

PERSONAL: Daughter of John and Marisa Giggie…full first name is Alexandra…uncle, Michael Giggie, is a Naval Academy graduate…Why I came to the Academy: “I chose to attend the Academy because of the people and the opportunities. The people within the Academy are inspired, dedicated, and selfless leaders working for a cause greater than themselves; I wanted to be surrounded by people of this nature. The Air Force Academy is also truly unique in its unparalleled opportunities to grow in character and mind while having the tremendous honor of serving our country.” …hobbies are biking, reading, watching documentaries and hanging out by the pool, lake or beach…favorite food is pasta…favorite class subject is history…enjoys listening to Chance the Rapper, Mumford and Sons and Coldplay…favorite TV shows are Grey’s Anatomy and anything on HGTV…favorite movie is The Parent Trap…person in history she’d most like to meet is Jesus…something not many people know about her is that she loves reality TV…advice to young people is to enjoy your childhood while you can, find your passion and pursue it relentlessly and never forget to thank your parents…credits her parents has having the biggest influence on her sports career…most noteworthy thing about her hometown is that’s is home to the University of Alabama…best personal moment in sports is winning the state semifinal game in the seventh PK to beat her longtime high school rival and win the school’s first-ever high school state championship…enjoys relaxing on the lake or at the pool, eating, hanging out with family and friends and watching TV when away from soccer…favorite athlete is Tim Duncan.

Oct 16 Athlete of the Week_Denise Ssozi
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