JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Cortney Simmons

Cortney Simmons
Jones College

Sept. 13, 2011

The busy week of Just For Kicks questions continues at a rugged pace. Redshirt freshman Cortney Simmons is next-in for the Rice Soccer team's Q&A feature.

Simmons sat out last season with an injury, but has worked hard to rejoin her teammates and play for the Owls this season. The Mansfield native made her Rice debut on Sept. 4 hand helped the Blue & Gray to a 4-1 victory.

Full name: Cortney Britney Ann Simmons

Nicknames from my teammates: "Cort," and "Creeper"

My College: Jones

Favorite soccer player: my brother, Aaron

Favorite movie: Meet the Robinsons!

Favorite web site: Postsecret.com

Favorite CD or music artist is: every Kings of Leon album is my favorite

Favorite snack: Fruit snacks... yumm

Favorite meal at the servery: fried shrimp

Favorite class: Oceans and Global Climate

I chose to attend Rice because: The quality of the soccer program and the academics was exactly what I wanted in a university. The squirrels were really cool too.

What I like most about college life at Rice: Meeting so many different people

My pet peeve: Messy people. AHHHHHHH!

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Michael Phelps!!

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Daniel Tosh

On Twitter, I follow: My teammates! #lovelovelove #hashtagcraziness

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: Less than 500, I think...

Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: Every moment spent playing

I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: One zillion!

Who got me interested in soccer: my parents

The best soccer advice I ever had: "Pick up the pace."

Favorite sport besides soccer: Football



I describe myself as: Weird

My teammates think I am: Probably weird

Coach Nicky thinks I am: Hopefully not weird

My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "I LOVE SOCCER!!"

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Kate Edwards... she's looking good on the sidelines

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent is: Alex Burton can smell anyone's hair and name the brand and type of shampoo they use. Crazy-awesome, right!

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Hi mom and dad!



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