Sept. 18, 2006
Name: Christine Petric (link to official Rice bio.)
The nickname my teammates call me: Trixy, Stiney or Petes
My Rice College: Martel
My favorite soccer player: Reyes
My favorite movie: My Best Friend's Wedding
My favorite CD or music artists: Rascal Flatts, Randy Rogers Band
My pet peeve: people who underestimate me because I'm small
My favorite snack: goldfish
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: mac and cheese
My favorite class at Rice: KINE 310 - Performance Psychology
I chose to attend Rice because: of the academic reputation it has and the amazing soccer program
What I like most about college life or specifically college life at Rice: being on my own & having my own apartment
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Lance Armstrong
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Will Ferrell
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: In a game my senior year at the Disney Showcase on my 18th birthday (January 1st), I scored two goals and we advanced eventually to the finals - it was the best birthday present ever.
Who got me interested in soccer: my family
The best soccer advice I ever had: The glory of a setback is that it creates an opportunity for an amazing comeback.
My favorite sport besides soccer: tennis
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: All of them. We have amazing teams here at Rice.
I describe myself as: sneaky
My teammates think I am: small and quick
Coach Huston thinks I am: unlucky, because I haven't been able to play more than five games at a time without getting hurt
My favorite coach Huston expression: "Alls we gotta do is..."
Other than myself, the Rice soccer player to keep an eye on this season: Erin Scott
The Rice soccer player(s) with the best or most interesting non-soccer talent: Clory and Beth, they both have amazing voices
One thing Id like to say, but you didnt ask: A big thank you to my parents who have been at all of the games (home and even away) regardless of whether I was healthy or not. Your support means everything to me and I'm so thankful for it!