JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Julia Barrow

Julia Barrow
Baker College

Sept. 20, 2011

The Rice soccer team's non-conference slate has finished, and the squad begins Conference USA league games this week. With the step-up in competition, Just For Kicks now begins its own mountain stages of the season-long Q & A feature.

With cat-like quickness, junior midfielder Julia Barrow is the latest Owl to take-on the program's hard-hitting "Kicks" questions.

Your full name: Julia Pauline Barrow

My Rice College: Baker College

The nickname my teammates call me is: "Jules

My favorite soccer player is: Michelle Akers

My favorite movie is: Midnight In Paris

My favorite books are: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Harry Potter

My favorite web site is: Facebook

My favorite CD or music artists are: Bright Eyes, Lil Wayne

My favorite snack is: chocolate, sushi

My favorite meal at the Rice servery is: fajitas

My favorite class at Rice is: currently: Literature and Human Rights

I chose to attend Rice because: the soccer program and community

What I like most about college life at Rice is: occasional free pizza and the people!

My pet peeve is: fake cat lovers

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet is: Michael Jordan

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet is: Harry Potter (although he is a great Quidditch player)

On Twitter, I follow: no one, #stilldonthaveatwitter

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: one trillion

My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: beating LSU in double overtime a few weeks ago!

So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: probably five at Rice

I chose my Rice jersey number because: it was Mia Hamm's number and it's awesome

 

 

The person who got me interested in soccer was: my Dad

The best soccer advice I ever had was: "You will never face something you can't do"

My favorite sport besides soccer is: basketball

The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: volleyball

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: oh gosh, every day of my life is embarrassing

I describe myself as: awesome

My teammates think I am: awesome

Coach Nicky thinks I am: a great dancer

My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "I love soccer!"

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: at the June Bugs (Lo, Al, Andie)

I could one day see this current Rice player as one day being a college head soccer coach: Kate Edwards (not exactly current)

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent is: Alex Burton's hair braiding

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask is: meow

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