JUST FOR KICKS! Meet The Rice Soccer Team - Kate Edwards

Oct. 26, 2010

Sure it's a big week for college soccer in the city when the Rice Owls host crosstown rival Houston. It's very big when the five Owl seniors will be honored before the start of their final home match. It's therefore extremely huge when those two events are one-and-the-same, and that is this Friday (Oct. 29) at the Rice Soccer Stadium. It goes without saying that Just For Kicks then becomes colossally huge on the "Senior Week/vs. Houston." Senior midfielder Kate Edwards is just as big in fielding Tuesday's tough J.F.K. questions.

Full name: Kate Margaret Jae Edwards

My College: Will Rice

Nickname my teammates call me: just plain "Kate"

Favorite soccer players: Ryan Giggs, Zidane, Kaka, and Craig Waibel

Favorite movie: Over the Hedge

Favorite web site: www.anthropologie.com

Favorite music artists: Kim Walker and Keyshia Cole

Favorite snack: chipotle hummus & pita bread!

Favorite meal at the Rice servery: cinnamon rolls! well, they're enough calories for a meal.

Favorite class at Rice: Medical Sociology

I chose to attend Rice because: God knew I'd have awesome friends here :)

What I like most about college life at Rice: growing on my own

Pet peeve: people who are really into themselves

One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: the creator of TOMS shoes

On Twitter, I follow: my mom :)

Favorite moment of my soccer career so far: tackling Meg after I scored against A&M!

Who got me interested in soccer: my dad

The best soccer advice I ever had: "Get stuck into a hard tackle in the first two minutes."

Favorite sport besides soccer: tennis

The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: tennis

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me: It's still gonna have to be a time from freshman year.. I was riding my bike and got distracted by something much more interesting than focusing on the sidewalk.



I describe myself as: an Asian, left-footed, Cali girl

My teammates think I: have a funny laugh

Favorite expression Coach Nicky uses: "Ay que nicas!" (I'm actually not sure exactly what she says, but if I had to verbalize it, that's my best shot)

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Meghan Erkel! If you haven't been watching her... WHAT ARE YOU THINKING?!

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Nikki Storness makes this really mean face when she's being rude to me. It's called the "Nikki look" ;)

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: "unto You be all the glory."



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