JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Meghan Erkel

Oct. 25, 2010

With another big game set for Friday, Oct. 29, Just For Kicks turns to a veteran leader. Senior goalkeeper Meghan Erkel takes on Monday's installment of the hard-hitting questions.

Full name: Meghan Katherine Erkel

Nickname my teammates call me: "Meg" or "Erk"

My College: Brown

Favorite soccer player: Craig Waibel

Favorite movies: Lion King, Wedding Crashers

Favorite web site: owlspace.rice.edu

Favorite music artists: Backstreet Boys and Beatles, Incubus

Favorite snack: hummus = yummus

Favorite meal at the Rice servery: the Mac and Cheese

Favorite class at Rice: hmmm ummmm???

I chose to attend Rice because: the awesome mix of soccer and academics.

What I like most about, or why I chose, my Rice number: it speaks for itself

One athlete (non soccer player) I would like to meet: Michel Phelps

My pet peeves: lack of self awareness and awareness of others... and people who are just plain mean!

On Twitter, I follow: haven't jumped on that bandwagon

Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: running 120s for sure

Who got me interested in soccer was: probably my parents

The best soccer advice I ever had: "Watch the centering pass"

My favorite sport besides soccer: baseball

The Rice defenders think I yell "___" too much: that I yell too much, period.

When Rice started soccer for the first time 10 years ago (2001), I was busy: beating all the boys in wallball at recess.

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me: I've learned to embrace them.

I describe myself as: pretty cool.

My teammates think I am: super awesome

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Our team is about to turn heads in conference

 

 

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: I think if they made a reality show on our team, it would be hilarious

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: Thanks to all our fans!!!

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