Oct. 2, 2012
Meet the members of the Rice soccer team in the Q & A feature, "Just For Kicks". In today's profile junior defender Rachel Petmecky marks and fends-off the hard-hitting interview questions.
On the soccer field this season Petmecky has played in 12 of the team's 13 games with seven starts. The Houston native has played a total of 762 minutes this year.
Full name: Rachel Marie Petmecky
My College: McMurtry
My teammates call me: "Rach"
My favorite soccer player is: Britton Cartwright
My favorite movie: Harry Potter, all of them
My favorite book: Harry Potter, all of them
My favorite web site: Owlspace!
My favorite music artist: John Mayer, duh
My pet peeve is: Buzz ;)
My favorite snack: free ones
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: nothing, I make my own food!
My favorite class at Rice: any philosophy!
I chose to attend Rice because: academics and athletics
What I like most about college life at Rice: how small the campus is = less walking
I'll be loyal to my Rice College because: Muuuuuuuuuurt
One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet: Andre Johnson
One person (but a non athlete) I would like to meet: John Mayer duh
On Twitter I follow: Soccer Girl Problems!
Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: beating LSU
Who got me interested in soccer: Monica Kimmel, a friend in my second grade class who I still keep in touch with
The first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: The Champions
I chose my Rice jersey number because: it was my number since I started playing back in the day
The best soccer advice I ever had: "Don't get mad, get even." - my father
Favorite sport besides soccer:
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: volleyball!!!
I describe myself as: a human
My teammates think I...: am a human
Coach Nicky thinks I...: am a human
My favorite Coach Nicky expression: "Shinnies and shoes off"
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: Britton Cartwright
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Britton Cartwright's ability to mother a sick kitten back to health