JUST FOR KICKS - Meet The Rice Soccer Team!

Rachel Petmecky
McMurtry College

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: Volleyball!!!

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



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