High-SchoolPlayer-of-the-Year: Alyssa McBride

Ohio Girls Track AOY: Alyssa McBride

June, 20, 2012
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A dedicated ESPNHS team managed the Gatorade State Girls Track & Field Athlete of the Year selection process, resulting in winners based on the program's three pillars: athletic production and impact in the 2012 season, high academic achievement and exemplary personal character.

For her 50 fellow Gatorade State Girls Track & Field Athletes of the Year winners, click here.


THE WINNER: Alyssa McBride

THE BASICS

School: Bryan (Ohio)
Grade: Senior
Event(s): Pole vault
Height: 5-foot-8

THE PILLARS

Athletic achievement: McBride cleared a state-record 13 feet, one inch in the pole vault to capture the Division 2 state championship this spring, which ranked as the nation’s No. 10 clearance among prep competitors in 2012 at the time of her selection. She is a four-time District champion and also won the pole vault at the New Balance Indoor Nationals.

Academic excellence: McBride has maintained a 3.77 GPA in the classroom.

Exemplary character: Also a talented musician, she has volunteered locally on behalf of her church youth group and the local chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.

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