Aug. 23, 2010
After sitting out all of last season with an injury, redshirt sophomore Amy Beger is now back in action and leading the Rice soccer team in minutes played. The defender/forward from Missouri recently spent a few quality minutes answering the hard-hitting Just For Kicks questions.
Your name: Amelia Ann Beger
The nickname my teammates call me: "Beegs" or "Grandma"
My favorite soccer player: forever Craig Waibel
My favorite movie: Toy Story 3...classic.
My favorite CD or music artist: Kid Cudi
My favorite snack: anything with peanut butter...yummm
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: grilled cheese panini
My favorite class at Rice: Nutrition...Roberta knows her stuff
I chose to attend Rice because: it is 16+ hours from Missouri and snows one day then is literally in the 70's the next
What I like most about college life or specifically college life at Rice: Meeting out of the ordinary people like Hope Ward, aka Ms. I Wish I Was A Butterfly
My pet peeve: being called `Granny'
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Albert Pujols
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: the inventor of silly bands
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: winning Nationals in 2005
The person who got me interested in soccer was: my pops, my club team called him the "flying squirrel" goalkeeper
The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Just have fun" - my Mom
My favorite sport besides soccer is: Baseball! Go Cards!
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: baseball, of course, you get to watch future Hall of Famers like Anthony Rendon hit bombskies
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was:
dislocating my shoulder in the rec swimming pool and having my entire team wondering where I was while on the road
I describe myself as: awkward
My teammates think I am: old
My favorite expression Coach Huston uses: "last 30 seconds"
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Hayley Williams...she's 6-ft, it's hard to miss her
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Cortney's hair styling skills
Something I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Let's Go Owls!! Thank you to all of our fans!!