JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Quinney Truong

Quinney Truong
Will Rice College

Aug. 24, 2011

Rice's road soccer game this week at TCU is a homecoming for Owl freshman Quinney Truong. Truong is one of only two Owl freshmen to start both games this season and she's averaged more than 74 minutes per contest. Before heading back to Fort Worth this Friday night, the rookie midfielder went 1-v-1 with the hard-hitting Just For Kicks questions.

Full name: Quynh-Nhu Truong

Nicknames from my teammates: "Q," "Quin," and "Quinny"

My favorite soccer player: Xavi

My favorite movie: any romantic comedy

My favorite CD or music artist: Secondhand Serenade

My favorite web site: Tumblr or Facebook

I chose to attend Rice because: the team is the BEST, and the campus is beautiful (:

What I like most about college life at Rice: freedom/independence

My pet peeve: when people just text the letter "k"

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Michael Jordan

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Ian Somerhalder

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 406

My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: winning nationals in 2010

So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: 30

I chose my Rice jersey number because: in honor of Kyle Fritz

The person who got me interested in soccer was: my brother

The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Every time you step out on the field, give everything you have and play with your heart." -- my dad

My favorite sport besides soccer is: volleyball

I describe myself as: competitive

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Hope Ward



One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Pretty Little Liars, Vampire Diaries, and Psych are my obsessions



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