JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Gaby Garton

Gaby Garton
Will Rice College

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!!!



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