Every week at least one athlete from each sport will earn the Gatorade G-Award/IMG Academy Athlete of the Week for displaying Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibiting a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Girls Soccer winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of July 15 is 14-year-old Kate McCullough from The Woodlands, Texas.
How long have you been playing soccer for?
I've been playing soccer since I was four years old.
Who is your coach?
Coach Kim Dean.
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
My favorite thing about IMG Academy is how we get to train with different age groups and have different experiences with how everyone plays.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
The professional athlete that inspires me the most is Alex Morgan because she's just really good on the ball and has quick feet.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
I like to celebrate by eating with my teammates.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
Knowing that I'll get better in the end motivates me to push through a tough practice. I know that if I push myself now, it will pay off later.