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Getting to Know Tara Campbell
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/17/2010
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The best part of my game is… My distribution with my feet.

I like my position best because… Goalkeeper has a lot of responsibility and can have a great influence over a game.

The best place I have ever traveled to play soccer is… Brazil.

Over the summer, I worked on… strengthening my muscles to improve my game… Strengthening my muscles.

My favorite professional soccer team is… Arsenal.

I love the World Cup because… It’s a lot of soccer to watch and it’s cool to see a sport bring people from different countries together.

My best shot ever was… In high school with my left foot...shocking.

My favorite sport outside soccer is… Basketball.

My favorite story about Coach Church was… When I called him late at night to ask a question about a recruit and later found out he was actually asleep while he talked on the phone with me.

The person who has had the biggest influence on my soccer career is… Doug Bracken, my club coach of more than eight years.

The professional soccer player’s game I could best compare my game to is… I'd like to say Tim Howard because I think he is very good and has a great presence, but I'm not nearly as vocal as he is.

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

My hobbies outside of soccer are… Frolfing (frisbee golfing), cornhole, watching tv/movies and coloring.

My best talent other than playing soccer is… Probably belching.

My favorite food is… Ice cream.

My favorite cartoon is… SpongeBob.

If I could star on a reality television show, it would be… Top Chef.

A weird fact not many people might not know about me is… I can walk on my hands.

My secret addiction is… Peanut butter M&Ms

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

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be… Scuba diving (I've never been).

My current ring tone is… Carry on my Wayward Son by Kansas.

My favorite web site to visit is…

My nickname is… "T" at Duke or "Soup" at home,

My can’t miss television show is… Supernatural.

My favorite movie is… Bourne Ultimatum or Aladdin.

My go to meal I can cook is… Grilled cheese.

I started playing soccer at age… 4 or 5. My parents thought I might like it.

My favorite class I have taken at Duke so far is… A cultural anthropology class called "Sex and Money"

What I like best about Coach Church is… He is very passionate about coaching and Duke women's soccer.

Duke is the best place to play collegiate soccer because… It has the perfect balance of school and soccer.