JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Andie Obermeyer

Sept. 29, 2010

Ever the creative and technological innovator, the Just For Kicks home office is initiating the first-ever "sophomore keeper" themed week. Legacy Owl Andie Obermeyer shows she is up to the challenge of fielding questions that are so hard-hitting it would make the MMA jealous.

Full name: Andie Cathleen Obermeyer

My College: Baker

Nicknames my teammates call me: "Shmandie," "Andalina"

Favorite soccer player: Iker Casillas

Favorite movie: A League of Their Own

Favorite web site: hulu.com

Favorite CD or music artist: currently Florence + the Machine

Favorite snack: Triscuits-cracked pepper and olive oil. Yum.

Favorite meal at the Rice servery: If I could eat the chocolate, chocolate-chip cookies for a meal, I would.

Favorite class at Rice: anything taught by Dr. Hebl

I chose to attend Rice because: It's so pretty.

What I like most about college life at Rice: Baker! ...and my teammates.

My pet peeve: loud pencils

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Usain Bolt

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Michelle Obama

On Twitter, I follow: The Old Spice man. Is that weird?

Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: not running in breakfast club this year.

Who got me interested in soccer: the fam

The best soccer advice I ever had: "You haven't failed until you quit trying."

My favorite sport besides soccer: I love them all...except field hockey.

When Rice started soccer for the first time 10 years ago (2001), I was busy: Moving from Texas to Siberia.

The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: All of them! Got to get those Owl Cup points.

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me: Some people think it's embarrassing that I want to be everyone's best friend. I disagree.



I describe myself as: Dedicated, driven, and positive!

My teammates think I am: Obsessed with school.

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: The soph-ah-mores!

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Laundie has unreal study skillz.

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Are you feeling insane yet?



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