Sept. 12, 2011
A busy week of Just For Kicks profiles begins with sophomore standout Hayley Williams.
The defender from Dallas has been an anchor on the Owls' backline. Though she leads the squad in having played 98.2 percent of the team's total minutes (656 out of a possible 667:45), marking the explosive Just For Kicks questions is a completely new level.
Full name: Hayley Elizabeth Williams
Nicknames from my teammates: "Dub," "Dubby," and "Dove"
My College: Martel
Favorite soccer player: Alex Morgan (WE PLAYED HER!!!!)
Favorite web site: stumbleupon.com
Favorite movie: The Incredibles
Favorite CD or music: anything Country!
Favorite snack: strawberries and nutella!
My favorite class at Rice: Nutrition, with Dr. Anding
I chose to attend Rice because: It has awesome trees and a really awesome soccer team.
What I like most about college life at Rice: being with my friends ALL the time
My pet peeve: perpetual grumpy-ness
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Dirk Nowitzki
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Harry Potter
On Twitter, I follow: Lord Voldemort
I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: 40, give or take a few
I chose my Rice jersey number because: when I first stared soccer, the numbers I really wanted were taken, so I got 15, and it stuck!
Who got me interested in soccer: my parents
The best soccer advice I ever had: "Find a way to win"
My favorite sport besides soccer: cricket
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: crying when we went to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter
I describe myself as: tall
My teammates think I am: A BALLER
Coach Nicky thinks I am: see above^
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 Owl with the best non-soccer talent: Alex Burton's ability to determine your shampoo by sniffing your hair
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Watch out C-USA... the Rice Owls are READY TO RUMBLEEEEEE
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