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Today, CU athletics continues its women's soccer feature; "Free Kicks with …" Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the season, fans will have an opportunity to get to know the Golden Eagles a bit better through a question-and-answer session. Today, the series continues with freshman midfielder Teigan Mitcham.
Teigan, a freshman from Grand Rapids has played in 4 matches and has started 3 in the 2012 campaign for head coach Randy Strawser. Teigan brings strength and poise in the center-mid for the Golden Eagles this season.
For a more personal introduction to Teigan Mitcham, read on …
The best part about being on the Golden Eagle's Soccer team? The girls and the coaches on the team. It is eight million times better than I had ever imagined.
My earliest soccer memory is … When I was four years old and I told my mom I wanted to quit soccer because it was too sweaty.
Other than soccer, my favorite sport to play is … Basketball. I have never been able to decide which sport I love more between basketball and soccer but I am so thankful and honored that I will be able to continue both while being at CU.
When I have an hour of free time, I like to … Hang out with friends and family because they are the best.
If I won a million dollars, I would … Scream for a long time, jump up and down, throw up, and then probably die. No, I would put it to good use like pay off what I needed, give to things that I am passionate about and then travel!
If someone would look at the songs on my iPod, I would be embarrassed for them to see I have … Well, currently I don't have any music on my iPod, due to the fact that iTunes stresses me out (which is embarrassing). I am constantly listening to Pandora.
It is not good for you, but I still eat … Chocolate chip cookies they have always been my favorite; it is especially bad when I make cookies myself because the dough is also fantastic.
A place I would like to visit one day is … I don't really know but I definitely want to travel, we will see. I am not too worried about it.
If you could eat dinner with three other people (living or dead), who would they be and why? Martin Luther King Jr. because he is my hero. Michelle Akers because she is one of my favorite soccer players. A singer but can't decide who because there too many good ones.
Who is your favorite Bible character and why? Abraham, because he was a man of faith. I love Romans 5 where it talks about, "against all hope" Abraham still had faith. He was relentless.
When surfing the Internet, what website do you visit the most frequently? Lately I have been a big fan of Pinterest and it is an addicting website.
What is something about you that other people don't know? I have a lot of silly human tricks that I have perfected during my elementary years of school.
Who is your favorite Superhero and why? Dash from the Incredibles because he is just awesome
What cartoon character are you most like and why? Well when I was little everyone told me I was like Tigger!
After graduation, I would like to … I want to become a teacher! I would love to teach in the inner-city and eventually get an administration position. I also would love to be a coach and I am going to travel.