JUST FOR KICKS - Meet The Rice Soccer Team!

Ashton Geisendorff
McMurtry College

Sept. 11, 2012

Meet the members of the Rice soccer team in the Q & A feature, "Just For Kicks". In today's edition, sophomore standout Ashton Geisendorff steps-up to field the rugged interview questions.

Full name: Ashton Elizabeth Geisendorff

My College: McMurtry

The nickname my teammates call me is: Ash

My favorite soccer player is: Ronaldo, because he's both an amazing player and a babe

My favorite movie is: Super Troopers or Bridesmaids

My favorite book is: 50 Shades of Grey is the most entertaining series I've ever read! Don't judge.

My favorite web site is: Netflix, hands down

My favorite CD or music artist is: "the Xx" I could listen to them all day.

My pet peeve is: Talking in whiny baby voices. It's like nails on a chalkboard to me. Totally unnecessary.

My favorite snack is: Greek yogurt and granola. Nomz.

My favorite meal at the Rice servery is: The pizza at north.

I chose to attend Rice because: I wanted to have full access to Quidditch matches

What I like most about college life at Rice is: The fact that we support school wide streaking.

One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet is: Any of the members of the U.S swim team, so I can gawk in person

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

My favorite person/site to follow on Twitter is: Soccer Girl Problems

My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: Winning nationals or surf cup. Both our memories I will never forget.

So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: 40+ I go through a ridiculous amount of shoes.

The person who got me interested in soccer was: My stepmom

The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: High velocity. My dad choose an overly complicated name for a U8 team.



I chose my Rice jersey number because: I didn't choose 16 , it chose me.

The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Play to your strengthens and own your weaknesses."

My favorite sport besides soccer is: tennis

The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: Volleyball hands down!! They are awesome on and off the field

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: too many to count, and too embarrassing to share.

I describe myself as: Awkward

My teammates think I ... : can devour a ridiculous amount of food

My favorite expression Coach Nicky uses is: "Just get it done."

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: Holly Hargreaves

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent is: Caroline Scruggs. That girl can dance.

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask is: I'm happy to report that a polar bear still weighs enough to break the ice



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