Courtesy: Duke Sports Information Release: 08/17/2010
Photo Courtesy: Duke Photography
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The best part of my game is… My heading ability.
I like my position best because… Defense -- I like playing defense because I like the idea of breaking down the other teams attack to create our own attack. The best place I have ever traveled to play soccer is… Brazil, the passion they have for the game is inspiring.
My first goal I ever scored was… The first goal that I ever score was on my recreational soccer team, the shooting stars. Basically, my best friend was a defender and she blasted the ball down field and I out ran everyone to score.
Over the summer, I worked on… my touch to improve my game.
My favorite professional soccer team is… Manchester United. I love the World Cup because… It creates an amazing environment and atmosphere to watch the world's best soccer players play against each other
My best shot ever was… Hitting the ball first time from the midfield to win the game at the Disney tournament my first year of select soccer.
My favorite sport outside soccer is… Basketball.
The person who has had the biggest influence on my soccer career is… My mother. My pre-game superstitions or rituals are… Putting on my right cleat first then my left cleat.
If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be… Italy.
My favorite food is… French fries.
If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be… Cosmo Girl.
If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be… Floating the Brazos River again. My favorite web site to visit is… Facebook. My nickname is… Tash.
My can’t miss television show is… Real World and Pretty Little Liars.
My go to meal I can cook is… Macaroni and cheese (I'm not that great a cook haha).
I started playing soccer at age… 5 because of my mother. Duke is the best place to play collegiate soccer because… It has the total package; it is a highly ranked academic school as well as having a continuously successful soccer program.