Oct. 1, 2013
Meet the players on the Rice Soccer team in the Q&A feature Just For Kicks. In this edition freshman sensation Bella Hernandez stands tall to face the rugged questions.
Full name: Isabella Marie Hernandez
My College: Hanszen
The nickname my teammates call me is: Bella, Bells, & "Shawty"
My favorite soccer player is: Lionel Messi
My favorite movie is: Tie between Remember the Titans & She's The Man
My favorite book is: Catcher In The Rye
My favorite web site is: Obviously Riceowls.com
My favorite CD or music artist is: As of now, Imagine Dragons and Lana Del Rey
My pet peeve is: When people scrape their teeth on utensils when eating.
My favorite snack is: Nutella & Pretzels
My favorite meal at the Rice servery is: Not really a meal but the cinnamon rolls at South Servery are beyond amazing!
My favorite class at Rice is: ALL of them! (Actually though...)
What I like most about college life or specifically college life at Rice is: My awesome roommate Mia Schmolze!!
I'll be loyal to my Rice College because: Hanszen is the best in every way (expecially location) and houses the coolest kids! Shout out to the INCAredibles. #HFH
One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet is: Johnny Manziel! JUST KIDDING, Kobe Bryant.
My favorite person/site to follow on Twitter is: @SoccerGrilProblems
So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: 40
The person who got me interested in soccer was: my mom!
The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: Queen Bees
I chose my Rice jersey number because: it chose me
The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Mind over Matter" thanks Mom!
My favorite sport besides soccer is: Baseball!
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: Haven't gotten a chance to watch any other Rice team play but I'm looking forward to baseball!!!
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: I was jogging backwards during a game and tripped over my own feet, which resulted in the whole sideline of parents to laugh hysterically.
My favorite expression Coach Nicky uses is: "I LOVEEEEEE SOCCER!"
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent is: Ruthie Seleznick, she can do crazy flips and tricks (even off a diving board).
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask is: Soccer tan lines take only one practice to get, but all summer to get rid of.