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