Sept. 21, 2010
Junior midfielder Nikki Storness has steadily improved over the course of her Rice soccer career, and now the standout from Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., has worked her way into six starts and more than 450 minutes of action. There's just no substitute for that kind of experience when it comes to fielding the rugged Just For Kicks questions.
Full name: Nicole Alexandria Storness
Nickname my teammates call me: "Nik"
Favorite soccer player: Cristiano Ronaldo (for his soccer and modeling career!)
Favorite movies: Bad Boys 2, The Hangover
Favorite web site: owlspace... yeah, that's about it.
Favorite CD or music artist: everything... Britney Spears is up there!
Favorite snacks: peanut butter!!! or CANDY
Favorites at the Rice servery: chicken alfredo... endless supply of cereal... cinnamon rolls... Mexican night!
Favorite classes: nutrition and Spanish
I chose to attend Rice because: the challenging academics, traditions of the university and soccer
What I like most about college life at Rice: the interesting people you meet
My pet peeve: slow drivers/walkers!!!!!!!
One person I would like to meet: Angelina Jolie
Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: when I scored last year and my roomie, Annie, assisted on the goal
Who got me interested in soccer: my dad :)
The best soccer advice I ever had: "go out there and just have fun!"
My favorite sports besides soccer: basketball, ice hockey, football.. in that order
When Rice started soccer for the first time 10 years ago (2001), I was busy: going to movie theaters on Friday nights because that was the cool thing to do at age 11
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: volleyball... it's so entertaining and intense!
I describe myself as:
My teammates think I am: amazing, awesome, great, cool, the best, brilliant, superb.... yeah, I think you get it :)
The Owls to keep an eye on this season are: Korey Taylor & Kate Edwards
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: THANKS FOR COMING OUT AND SUPPORTING RICE SOCCER !