Lauren Hughes
Will Rice College

Sept. 9, 2013

Meet the players on Rice Soccer team in the annual Q&A feature Just For Kicks. This week sophomore forward Lauren Hughes has stepped-up to face the rugged questions.

Full name: Lauren Elizabeth Hughes

My College: Will Rice

Nicknames from my teammates: "Lo Hughes" or "Canada"

My favorite soccer players: Christine Sinclair and Alex Morgan

My favorite book: The Alchemist

My favorite web site: www.RiceOwls.com

My pet peeve is: when people don't recycle

Favorite servery meal: bacon-wrapped pork with asparagus, Caesar salad and fruit

Favorite class at Rice: any sociology class

I chose to attend Rice because: good soccer team, great coaches, amazing academics and even better weather

What I like most about college life at Rice: having our own bathroom

I knew I had gone off to college when: people started making fun of the way I speak

One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet: Terry Fox

One person (but a non athlete) I would like to meet: Ryan Gosling

The celebrity who people say I most look like: I've been told a few times that I resemble Alex Morgan

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 1,700

On Twitter I follow: Soccer Girl Problems and Soccer Coach Problems

Who got me interested in soccer: my mom

The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: Timbits

I chose my Rice jersey number because: when I was younger I chose number 7 because it was my crush's hockey number

The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard."

Favorite sport besides soccer: ultimate

The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: baseball

I describe myself as: foreign

My teammates think I : have an accent

Coach Nicky thinks I : am always sick

My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "I LOVE SOCCER"

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

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Spriggs can fit a ping pong ball in her belly button

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





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