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!!!