Aug. 20, 2012
Just For Kicks is back in action with another profile of a player on the Rice Owls' soccer team.
Last season midfielder Lauren Busansky played in 17 games and won the team award as the player who sparks the team the most when coming off the bench. She worked her way into four starts and finished with three goals and two assists. Now the Calabasas, Calif., native has stepped-up to the Q & A hotseat to take-on the rugged Just For Kicks interview.
Full name: Lauren Michelle Busansky
My College: Lovett
Nicknames my teammates call me: "Buzz," "Buzzard," "Buzzy," "Buze" (insert accent mark over the e), and "Buhzard the Great"
My favorite soccer player: Cesc Fabregas
My favorite movie: City-Island
My favorite books: `Arry Pott'a
My favorite web site: RiceOwls.com
Favorite CD or music artist: Ed Sheeran
My pet peeve: When people keep they're blinkers on and they don't change lanes
Favorite meal at the servery: Taco night!!!!
Favorite class at Rice: Math 101 with Dr. V because he is a boss and makes math fun
I chose to attend Rice because: Two words - Allison Martino
What I like most about college life at Rice: Living with a Czyz!!!
I'll be loyal to my Rice College because: I will be safe in a riot or a fire... it's survival of the fittest for the rest of `em
One person (but a non athlete) I would like to meet: Blake Lively... So that I can ask her how to play soccer with my hair down
On Twitter I follow: Professor Snape
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: Beating LSU in overtime
In my career I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: Three and half... My feet haven't grown since age 12
The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: The Cosmos
I chose my Rice jersey number because:
I'm number one in my heart... twice
My favorite sport besides soccer: Golf... they're just so athletic
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: VOLLEYBALL!!!!
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: When Spriggsy gets a hold of my Facebook
I describe myself as: Comedic relief
My teammates think I: am the next generation of the awkward dance (see Annie Kadota for further information)
Coach Nicky thinks I: am special
My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "I LOVE SOCCER!!!!"
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Dawn Stuckey
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Alex Burton with her crazy-mad hair stylist skills
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Follow me on twitter @buhzardthegreat, and Amy told me to say that I love her!