Oct. 4, 2006
Name: Katlyn Ferguson (link to official Rice bio)
The nickname my teammates call me: Ferg and Fergie
My Rice College: Hanszen
My favorite soccer player: Fabio Cannavaro and David Beckham
My favorite movie: Miss Congeniality (Sandra Bullock is my all-time favorite)
My favorite web site: maps.yahoo.com/drivingdirections
My favorite CD or music artist: Ben Harper right now
My pet peeve is: cars that are not parked straight or correctly in their clearly marked parking spaces
My favorite snack: almond sweet and salty bars
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: the salad bar with spinach enchiladas
My favorite class at Rice: Sports Law
I chose to attend Rice because: I always knew I wanted to be an Owl
What I like most about college life or specifically college life at Rice: the beautiful campus and the future opportunities Rice provides its graduates
One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Pat Summitt
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Oprah Winfrey
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: the Conference USA Tournament Championship
The person who got me interested in soccer: all of my friends in grade school who wore their jerseys to class
The best soccer advice I ever had: Play like you're in first. Train like you're in second.
My favorite sport besides soccer: basketball
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: baseball
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me: Some friends and I decided to watch a World Cup match on TV this summer and we got into a little screaming match against a group of younger men for the entire game. When it went into a shootout, everyone saw that I forgot which team I had been rooting for.
I describe myself as: ambitious
My teammates think I am: at least one of the top five coolest people they know
Coach Huston thinks I am: dedicated to team success
My favorite coach Huston expression is: anything she says after she rubs her hands
Other than myself, the Rice soccer player to keep an eye on this season is: Katelyn Ostendorf (strong name for a strong player)
The Rice soccer player with the best or most interesting non-soccer talent: Maria Fadool. She NEVER sweats. Ever.
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Thanks for showing up! We know how hot it is. Your support is what helps push us through.