Sept. 27, 2011
Yesterday it was freshman midfielder Gabi Iribarne, today it is junior goalkeeper Gaby Garton. The Just For Kicks version of "Gab-Week" concludes with a different Owl player, but the same hard-hitting questions.
Full name: Gabriela Nicole Garton
Nickname from my teammates: "Gabs" or if they're really feeling crazy, "Gaby"
My College: Will Rice!!!
Favorite soccer player: Leo Messi of course!
Favorite movie: currently I love "The Proposal"
Favorite web sites: Facebook, kickette.com
My favorite music artists: I'm between Hillsong United and Phil Wickham
Favorite meal at the Rice servery: anything because it means it's free for me!
Favorite class at Rice: Latin American Cinema
I chose to attend Rice because: it's a great school with an awesome soccer team!
What I like most about college life at Rice: Meeting awesome friends through my team and Rice FCA
My pet peeve: dirty dishes
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Roger Federer
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Harry Potter
On Twitter, I follow: Joe and Kelly Hornberger
When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: a lot
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: training with the Argentine National Team this summer
I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: at least 20
Who got me interested in soccer: my elementary school PE coach
The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Whatever you do work with all your heart, as to the Lord, and not to men..." Colossians 3:23
My favorite sport besides soccer: tennis
The other Rice teams I like to watch: football, volleyball, baseball, and tennis
I describe myself as: goofy
My teammates think I am: not as funny as I think I am
Coach Nicky thinks I am: Argentinian
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: Amelia Ann Beger (aka "Beegs")
I could one day see this current Rice player as being a college head soccer coach: Hope Ward
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Hayley `Dub' Williams has the ability to brighten anyone's day with her smile :)
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Peace, Love, and Go OWLS!!!