JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Ashton Geisendorff

Ashton Geisendorff
McMurtry College

Sept. 14, 2011

The Rice freshmen have made an impact on the soccer team this season. Now it's time to see if the rookies can have a similar outcome when fielding the rugged Just For Kicks questions.

Owl freshman forward Ashton Geisendorff has played in every game and worked her way into three starting assignments. The young standout has registered a total of 250 minutes and maintained a .400 shots-on-goal percentage.

Full name: Ashton Elizabeth Geisendorff

Nickname from my teammates: "Ash"

My College: McMurtry

Favorite soccer player: MESSI or MIA

Favorite movie: Step Brothers

My favorite music artist: Benny Benassi

Favorite snack: Sour Patch Kids, because they are sour and sweet

Favorite meal at the Rice servery: The breakfast tots are especially delicious covered in ketchup

I chose to attend Rice because: the academics are amazing and I get to be on the prettiest team in Conference USA

What I like most about college life at Rice: the freedom to be myself without being subjected to stereotypes

My pet peeves: mean or conceded people

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Sean White

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Shakira, to give me dance lessons

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 983; being this popular can be so stressful

Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: winning nationals it was indescribable.

I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: 25+

Who got me interested in soccer: my step mom, she was the first to put my excessive energy to good use!!

The best soccer advice I ever had: "working hard beats talent, when talent doesn't want to work hard."

Favorite sport besides soccer: football

The Rice teams I would like to watch play their sport: football or baseball



I describe myself as: charismatic

My teammates think I am: highly prone to vomiting

Coach Nicky thinks I am: strong

My favorite Coach Nicky expression: the high pitched "EEEEEEEEEEPPPPP" she screams when we do something awesome

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: there is too many awesome players to choose from

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Well you neglected to ask how much a polar bear weighs, and I'm happy to report it's enough to break the ice.



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