Aug. 27, 2008
The 2008 Rice soccer season is underway so it's time to learn a little more about the players with the fan-favorite feature Just For Kicks. After starting back-to-back games and leading a solid effort on defense last weekend, sophomore Jordan Holloway is the first Owl to take the Just For Kicks hotseat.
Full name: Jordan Ashlei Holloway (link here for official Rice bio)
The nickname my teammates call me: "J-Ho"
My Rice College: Sid Richardson
My favorite soccer player: Fernando Torres
My favorite movie: Wedding Crashers
My favorite web site: Riceowls.com
My favorite music artist: George Strait
My pet peeve: People who don't use their blinkers when they turn, or, when they turn a blinker on and forget to turn it off.
My favorite snack: White Cheddar Cheez-its
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: the pesto ravioli
My favorite class at Rice: Nutrition
I chose to attend Rice because: The combination of a great soccer team and academics.
I chose my Rice number because: I have been No. 16 for most of my soccer career
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet is: Brady Quinn
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet is: Vince Vaughn
My favorite moment of my soccer career: Going to nationals with my club
Who got me interested in soccer: My parents
The best soccer advice I ever had: "never get out hustled" - my dad
My favorite sports besides soccer: basketball and football
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: So I don't get in trouble with my roommates, I have to say volleyball. Baseball is a close second though.
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me: I claimed I could do the Soulja Boy dance last year, however it was terrible. My teammates still make fun of me for it.
I describe myself as:
a hard worker and easy going
My teammates think I am: unlucky
Coach Huston thinks I am: intense
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Stephanie Crain
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Erin Scott, and her somersaults.