Aug. 19, 2010
Most think the college soccer season officially starts on Friday, Aug. 20, but the year really begins with the new edition of Just For Kicks. Midfielder Julia Barrow, a member of the 2009 Conference USA All-Freshman Team and Baker College sophomore, is first up to field the hard-hitting questions. Let's Roll Out The Barrow and get the 2010 Just For Kicks season under way!
Full name: Julia Pauline Barrow
The nickname my teammates call me: "Jules"
My favorite soccer player: Michelle Akers
My favorite movie: Reality Bites
My favorite web site: Facebook
My favorite CD or music artist: Radiohead
My favorite snack: chocolate milk!!
My favorite meal at the Rice servery: cinnamon rolls, fajita night, chocolate milk
My favorite class at Rice: Eng 260, Soci 101
I chose to attend Rice because: soccer, the academics, and the community
What I like most about college life or specifically college life at Rice: random opportunities to dance, Club Fondren, Baker college
My pet peeve: encounters with squirrels, and lack of encounters with kittens, around campus
Athletes (non soccer players) I would like to meet: Michael Jordan, Steve Nash
One person (non athlete) I would like to meet: Lil Wayne
On Twitter, I follow: I follow no one
My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: being with these girls everyday!
The person who got me interested in soccer: my family
The best soccer advice I ever had: there's nothing someone can put in front of you that you cannot do... so just do it.
Why I chose my jersey number (#9): Because it's one of my childhood heroes, Mia Hamm's, number!
My favorite sport besides soccer: basketball
When Rice started soccer for the first time 10 years ago (2001), I was busy doing this: reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 33 times, making crafts
The Rice team I like to watch play their sport: all of them
The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: the time I misunderstood Kristi and had to walk around the parking lot with the weight bar
I describe myself as: awesome
My teammates think I am: awesome
Coach Huston thinks I am: awesome
Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season: Kate Edwards
The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: all of the sophomores' ability to recite any Kristen Wiig SNL skit
One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask: meow