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?