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Getting to Know Avery Rape
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/17/2010
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The best part of my game is… shooting with my left foot.

I like my position best because… Forward: I get the opportunity to take people on and score goals.
The best place I have ever traveled to play soccer is… San Diego.

My first goal I ever scored was… When I was five on a coed team in kindergarten called the Hornets and was coached by my mom.

Over the summer, I worked on… shooting, finishing and my fitness level to improve my game.

My favorite professional soccer team is… Liverpool.

I love the World Cup because… I get to watch the best players play every day for a month straight and even people who don't play soccer get excited for it.

My best shot ever was… In the high school state championship game, my sister and I both scored.

My favorite sport outside soccer is… Football.

The person who has had the biggest influence on my soccer career is… My sister, Ashley, because she always pushed me harder and inspired me to be better.

The professional soccer player’s game I could best compare my game to is… Carlos Tevez and Didier Drogba.

My pre-game superstitions or rituals are… I'm not very superstitious, but I like to listen to music before each game.

My favorite athlete outside of soccer is… John Elway.

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be…
Dubai, Greece and Italy.

My hobbies outside of soccer are… Going to concerts, hanging out with my sister and watching movies and television shows.

My best talent other than playing soccer is… Making people laugh.

My favorite food is… All kinds of desserts- cookies, cake balls, frostys, etc.

My favorite cartoon is… I don’t watch cartoons anymore but it used to be SpongeBob and Family Guy.

If I could star on a reality television show, it would be… Fear Factor.

A weird fact not many people might not know about me is…
I pole vaulted in high school.

My secret addiction is… Cookie dough.

If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be… Sports Illustrated.

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be… Playing with my puppy, skiing, being adventurous.

The weirdest noise I can make is… Quack like a duck.

My current ring tone is… My phone is always on vibrate.

My favorite web site to visit is… Facebook and ESPN.

My nickname is… Ave.

My cant miss television show is… Gossip Girl, Entourage and Prison Break.

My go to meal I can cook is… Guacamole

I started playing soccer at age… My mom coached my first soccer team when I was 5.

Duke is the best place to play collegiate soccer because… It has outstanding athletics and academics, we compete with the top teams every year.