Aug. 19, 2010
Aug. 19, 2010
Most think the college soccer season officially starts on Friday, Aug. 20, but the year really begins with the new edition of Just For Kicks. Midfielder Julia Barrow, a member of the 2009 Conference USA All-Freshman Team and Baker College sophomore, is first up to field the hard-hitting questions. Let's Roll Out The Barrow and get the 2010 Just For Kicks season under way!
Full name: Julia Pauline Barrow
The nickname my teammates call me: "Jules"
My favorite soccer player: Michelle Akers
My favorite movie: Reality Bites
My favorite web site: Facebook
My favorite CD or music artist: Radiohead
My favorite snack: chocolate milk!!
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: cinnamon rolls, fajita night, chocolate milk
My favorite class at Rice: Eng 260, Soci 101
I chose to attend Rice because: soccer, the academics, and the community
What I like most about college life or specifically college life at Rice: random opportunities to dance, Club Fondren, Baker college
My pet peeve: encounters with squirrels, and lack of encounters with kittens, around campus
Athletes (non soccer players) I would like to meet: Michael Jordan, Steve Nash
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Lil Wayne
On Twitter, I follow: I follow no one
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: being with these girls everyday!
The person who got me interested in soccer: my family
The best soccer advice I ever had: there's nothing someone can put in front of you that you cannot do... so just do it.
Why I chose my jersey number (#9): Because it's one of my childhood heroes, Mia Hamm's, number!
My favorite sport besides soccer: basketball
When Rice started soccer for the first time 10 years ago (2001), I was busy doing this: reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 33 times, making crafts
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: all of them
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: the time I misunderstood Kristi and had to walk around the parking lot with the weight bar
I describe myself as: awesome
My teammates think I am: awesome
Coach Huston thinks I am: awesome
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Kate Edwards
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: all of the sophomores' ability to recite any Kristen Wiig SNL skit
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: meow