Oct. 21, 2013
Meet the players on the Rice Soccer team in the Q&A feature Just For Kicks. In today's edition true freshman Ruth Seleznick takes-on the rugged questions.
Full name: Ruth Lia Seleznick
The nickname my teammates call me: "roofie, roosie, rufalin, rufus... take your pick
My favorite soccer player is: Alison Martino aka white thunder
My favorite movie: Pitch Perfect
My favorite book: One fish two fish red fish blue fish
My favorite web site: Rice Athletics, go take a look at it!
My favorite CD or music artist: Brad Paisley
My pet peeve: when people wear heels to class
My favorite snack: pretzels and nutella
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: spaghetti
I chose to attend Rice because: I got to keep the sunshine I had in Florida, the level of academic prestige, and the team.
What I like most about college life: the freedom
I knew I had gone off to college when: I had to do laundry and I wasn't eating Italian food every night
I'll be loyal to my Rice College because: we have the nicest dorms and the nicest people
One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet: Yogi Berra
One person (but a non athlete) I would like to meet is: Ellen Degeneres
The celebrity who people say I most look like is: Amanda Bynes?
When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: too many
My favorite person/site to follow on Twitter is: Soccer Girl Probs
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far:
winning the first championship my high school had in 30 years
So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: wish I could tell you
The person who got me interested in soccer was: my brother
The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: The Fireballs
Rice jersey number is the coolest because: It's mine!
The best soccer advice I ever had was: "Either the player is gonna pass you, or the ball is gonna pass you. But one of them better end up at your feet."
On I soccer game days one of my rituals or routines is to...: listen to loud pump up music
My favorite sport besides soccer is: gymnastics
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: I haven't had the chance to see any teams yet!
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: well I went to the wrong calculus class for 2 weeks this semester... That counts right?
I describe myself as: free spirited
My teammates think I ... : am a tank
Coach Nicky thinks I ... : am a tank
My favorite expression Coach Nicky uses is: "everybody on the midstripe"
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: Jenny Fichera
The Rice soccer player I could see being a head coach someday is...: Dub (Hayley Williams)
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent is: Spriggs. Making people laugh
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask is: Hi mom and dad miss you