JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Lauren Busansky

Lauren Busansky
Lovett College

Sept. 6, 2011

Yes, there has a serious BUZZ about Rice soccer the last few weeks. The Just For Kicks home office has come to learn that part of the buzz is that the team is off to its best start since 2006. The other BUZZ in question has been the solid play of freshman defender Lauren Busansky.

A native of Calabasas, Calif., Busansky has played well 112 minutes this season. She now steps-up to face the rugged Just For Kicks questions.

Full name: Lauren Michelle Busansky

Nickname from my teammates: "Buzz"

My College: Lovett

Favorite soccer player: Cesc Fabregas

Favorite movie: City Island

Favorite web site: stumbleupon.com

Favorite music artist: John Mayer

Favorite snack: peanut butter filled pretzels

Favorite meal at the Rice servery: the cereal (Lucky Charms in particular)

I chose to attend Rice because: the balance between athletics and academics

What I like most about college life at Rice: I don't know yet. I guess I'll just have to find out.

My pet peeve: people talking while eating

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

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Sarah Palin

On Twitter, I follow: I don't use twitter

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 865

Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: playing in my first college game

I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: psshhh too many to count

I chose my Rice jersey number because: it was the year I graduated high school (2011)

Who got me interested in soccer: my parents

The best soccer advice I ever had: "what's next?"

Favorite sport besides soccer: golf

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: whiffing a ball and falling on my face during a crossing and finishing drill



I describe myself as: goofy

My teammates think I am: the coolest person ever!

My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "I LOVE SOCCER!!!"

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Lauren LaGro

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Amy Czyz, because she knows the words every single song

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Thanks for taking the time to read this :)



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