Just For Kicks! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Alex Burton

Sept. 7, 2010

In preparation for this Friday night's home game against UTSA, the Just For Kicks home office has tabbed San Antonio native (and "Little Mermaid" look-a-like) Alex Burton to surface and make her Kicks debut. * Under the strict "Kicks Honor Code," neither Scuttle nor Sebastian provided any assistance with the sophomore forward's answers.

Full name: Alex Virginia Burton

My College: Martel

The nickname my teammates call me: sometimes "Al"

My favorite soccer player: Craig Waibel

My favorite movie: Pride and Prejudice

My favorite web site: Sporcle!!

My favorite CD or music artist: Tenth Avenue North

My favorite snack: Nutella

My favorite meal at the Rice servery: Mini corn dogs

My favorite class at Rice: Nutrition

I chose to attend Rice because: it is awesome!! and I love the weather.

What I like most about college life at Rice: Martel College!!!

My pet peeve is: When squirrels follow you around on campus

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: David Robinson

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: the creator of sprinkles cupcakes

On Twitter, I follow: no one

My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: scoring the game-winning goal in the regional final my senior year of high school

Who got me interested in soccer: my sisters

The best soccer advice I ever had: work hard

My favorite sport besides soccer: tennis

When Rice started soccer for the first time 10 years ago (2001), I was busy doing: having a good time in 4th grade

The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: Basketball for my roommate!



The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: When we were warming up for the A&M game a ball hit my feet while I was running in the middle of the field and I fell on my face.

I describe myself as: tall

My teammates think I: look like The Little Mermaid

My favorite expression Coach Huston uses: when she says, "Alls you gotta do..."

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

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Haley Williams' talent: pop lock and drop it

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Go Rice!!



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