A weekly Q&A with Baylor's student-athletes
Aug. 26, 2004
BEAR FACTS Archive
When did you start playing soccer?
I started playing soccer when I was three in Georgia on an all-boys team.
Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
Probably my older brother Ben, because he played soccer and I always looked up to him and wanted to play like him.
Who is the greatest opponent you have ever played against?
Probably Notre Dame, even though we haven't played against them yet.
What is the best part of being a college athlete?
The best part is meeting all the other athletes.
If you weren't playing soccer, which sport would you want to play?
Probably basketball, because it is the only other sport I'm good at.
What is your nickname on the team and why?
"G", because there is another girl on the team that goes by "Gin."
After meeting coach Van Linder what was your first thought?
We were all really excited because we met him at the same time, and we were excited for the season to start.
What position would you like to play other than your own?
Probably defender, because I like to slide tackle and take people out. But I probably wouldn't be good at it.
What is the craziest pre-game ritual you or a teammate has used?
Another girl and I drink a cherry Pepsi at halftime.
Who are your favorite sports heroes?
In my sport, probably Pele.
Where is your favorite place to go after a game?
I always go to Cricket's after a game to eat.
What is the best venue you have ever played in?
I think our field, it's awesome.
What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
I was probably 12 or 13 and someone crossed the ball and I was watching them and ran smack-dab into the goal post.
What has been your favorite class at Baylor?
I like my teaching classes but also beginning weight training.
What single thing will you most miss about Baylor when you leave?
All my friends.
What is one thing you want to accomplish in college outside of sports?
Graduating, I need my degree.
What CD is in your player right now?
In my CD player is a mixed CD.
What is the last movie you watched?
We watched Dirty Dancing.
What is your advice to youngsters?
Don't be afraid to do anything.
What is your favorite fast food?
Taco Bell all the way.
If you had $50, how would you spend it?
Other than food, probably shoes.
Name one thing you can't go a week without.
What is the worst job you ever had?
I was a carhop at Sonic and that was kind of embarrassing.
Ice Cream or Yogurt?
Movies or TV?
Surf or Ski?
Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
Inflatable Judge, he's awesome.
Burger or Pizza?
Penland or Memorial?
Sandals or Shoes?