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Getting to Know Kim DeCesare
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/17/2010
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The best part of my game is… Aggressiveness and heading because I am tall.
I like my position best because… Outside defense - because I get to attack the most out of all the defensive positions.  Who actually likes to defend anyway?
The best place I have ever traveled to play soccer is… Russia.
My first goal I ever scored was… I don’t remember, probably in Massapequa squirts soccer when I was 7.
Over the summer, I worked on… fitness and ball skills - returning from an injury those aspects are what I lost the most to improve my game.
My favorite professional soccer team is… I have a Chelsea hat.
I love the World Cup because… The best soccer in the world is televised (in English!) as much as three times a day for a month.  Television cannot get any better than that.
My best shot ever was… IM soccer when I was around 9.  I scored off the kickoff at the start of the game.
My favorite sport outside soccer is… Swimming.
My favorite story about Coach Church was… Haha I actually met Robbie's college roommate this summer, lets just say I heard a few.
The person who has had the biggest influence on my soccer career is… My club coach, Tom Daly. He made playing fun and competitive for me at a young age which kept my interest.
My pre-game superstitions or rituals are… Well I always wear a wristband and tape to cover my many bracelets, but I never have any more than 11- that’s the rule.
My favorite athlete outside of soccer is… Michael Phelps.
If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be…  Australia.

My hobbies outside of soccer are…
Swimming, going to the beach, drawing and catching frogs.
My best talent other than playing soccer is… Drawing and painting.

My favorite food is… My mom's spaghetti and clam sauce.

My favorite cartoon is… Hey Arnold.

A weird fact not many people might not know about me is… 
I am pretty good at doing hair and makeup on others.

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be… Juggling and soccer tennis.
The weirdest noise I can make is… My laugh is odd sometimes.

My favorite web site to visit is… Facebook, specifically Jane Alukonis'.

My nickname is… Kim.

My can’t miss television show is… Law and Order SVU.

My favorite movie is… The Lion King.

My go to meal I can cook is… Toasted bagel with butter and grape jelly.

I started playing soccer at age… 7, my parents.

My favorite class I have taken at Duke so far is… Sociology and Gender and Sports.

What I like best about Coach Church is… 
He is a great person and motivator.

Duke is the best place to play collegiate soccer because… I cannot ask for better teammates, a better support system or a better school in general.