Oct. 1, 2012
Meet the members of the Rice soccer team in the Q & A feature, "Just For Kicks". In today's edition, sophomore midfielder/defender Hannah Thomson goes 1-v-1 with the rugged interview questions.
A native of Shreveport, La., Thomson was part of the Owls' 2011 signing class. She recently played 10 minutes against No. 6 ranked UCF on Sept. 30. This is her first career appearance in Just For Kicks.
Full name: Hannah Nicole Thomson
My College: Sid Richardson
My teammates call me: "Hannah Banana"
Favorite soccer player: Alex Morgan
My favorite movie: Space Jam
My favorite book: Same Kind of Different as Me
My favorite web site: Craig's List
My favorite music artist: August Burns Red
My pet peeve: the tiny cups at the servery
My favorite snack: humus and pretzels
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: taco night
My favorite class at Rice: Physical Anthropology
What I like most about college life at Rice: The community and crazy traditions
I'll be loyal to my Rice College because: We're Sid, were kinda a big deal
One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet: Louis Zamperini
One person (but a non athlete) I would like to meet: Corrie Tamboon
When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 800
On Twitter I follow: Cortney Simmons
So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: I have no idea
The person who got me interested in soccer was: my childhood neighbor
The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: The Red Hots
I chose my Rice jersey number because: it chose me
My favorite sport besides soccer: ultimate frisbee
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport:
I describe myself as: quirky
My teammates think I...: live in the show Swamp People
My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "I love soccer"
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: Becca
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Caroline and her crazy dance moves!!!