<b>Danielle Spriggs</b><br>Wiess College

Women's Soccer


Oct. 7, 2013

Meet the players on the Rice Soccer team in the Q&A feature Just For Kicks. In today's edition sophomore midfielder Danielle Spriggstakes-on the rugged questions.

Full name: Danielle Ashton Spriggs

My Rice College: Wiess College

The nickname my teammates call me: Spriggs

My favorite soccer player is: Allison Martino

My favorite movie is: a tie between 10 Things I hate About You and Free Willy

My favorite book is: The Summer Fitness Packet

My favorite web site is: Facebook

My favorite CD or music artist is: Avril Lavigne under my skin

My pet peeve is: whaling

My favorite snack is: peanut butter and pretzels

My favorite meal at the Rice servery is: mini corn dogs

My favorite class at Rice is: FWIS

I chose to attend Rice because: Great academics and great team

What I like most about college life at Rice is: people watching

I knew I had gone off to college when: I still don't feel like I'm in college

I'll be loyal to my Rice College because: it's the closest college to Tudor Fieldhouse

One athlete (but a non soccer player) I would like to meet is: Michael Phelps

One person (but a non athlete) I would like to meet is: Khloe Kardashian

The celebrity who people say I most look like is: Alexandra Trenary

When I last looked, I had this many friends on Facebook: 1000

My favorite person/site to follow on Twitter is: Jessica Hojo Howard

My favorite moment of my soccer career so far: going to the state semi finals with my high school team

So far in my career, I've probably been through this many pair of soccer shoes: 26

The person who got me interested in soccer was: myself

The very first kids' soccer team I ever played for was nicknamed: the Shooting Starlights

The best soccer advice I ever had was: use your brakes

My favorite sport besides soccer is: Football

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

The most embarrassing moment or thing that ever happened to me was: my credit card got declined at Chipotle

I describe myself as: Californian

My teammates think I ... : am awesome

Coach Nicky thinks I ... : am awesome

My favorite expression Coach Nicky uses: "I love soccer!"

Other than myself, the Rice Owl to keep an eye on this season is: Alexandra Trenary

The Rice soccer player with the best non-soccer talent: Lauren buzz Busansky has amazing massaging abilities

One thing I'd like to say, but you didn't ask is: I can fit a ping pong ball in my belly button

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