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