Aug. 16, 2011
In the season's second edition of Just For Kicks the "J.F.K." home office has called in Rice Soccer's new No. 2, freshman defender Bianca Diaz, to field the hard-hitting questions.
Full name: Bianca Gabriella Diaz
The nickname my teammates call me: "B"
My favorite soccer player is: Messi
My favorite movie: Finding Nemo
My favorite web site: >i>The Kollection
My favorite CD or music artist: Mac Miller Kid Cudi
My favorite snack: Goldfish
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: pesto pasta
My favorite class at Rice: I haven't taken one yet.
I chose to attend Rice because: It fit the high academic standards that I was looking for, and the great soccer program.
What I like most about college life at Rice: Learning to take care of myself
My pet peeve: Slow drivers
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Lance Armstrong
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Channing Tatum
On Twitter, I follow: I don't have a Twitter and will never get one...
When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 2214
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: Going to club Nationals
So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: at least 12
The person who got me interested in soccer: My dad
The best soccer advice I ever had: "Let the ball do the work."
My favorite sport besides soccer: football
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: I am hoping baseball
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: getting tripped in front of the whole football team my sophomore year during high school soccer tryouts
I describe myself as: outgoing
My teammates think I am: very young
My favorite expression Coach Nicky uses is: "I LOVEEE SOCCERRRR!!"
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: I love to travel and hope to study abroad some day