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 midfielder Riley Steen.
Steen, a senior from Farmington Hills has started in all 8 matches in the midfield during the 2012 campaign for head coach Randy Strawser. Steen has contributed to the attacking side notching nine points with three assists and three goals. On September 13, Steen had a season-high four points against Bethel.
For a more personal introduction to Riley Steen, read on …
The best part about being on the Golden Eagle's Soccer team? The friends I've made because I would not be who I am without them. They push me towards Christ, to be better at soccer, and we always have good laughs.
My earliest soccer memory is … When I was younger, I played goalie and was attacked by bees in the goal.
Other than soccer, my favorite sport to play is … Tubing (yes, it's a sport in my book).
When I have an hour of free time, I like to … I don't know what free time is like, I am extremely busy.
If I won a million dollars, I would … Go back to Africa
If someone would look at the songs on my iPod, I would be embarrassed for them to see I have … I don't really get embarrassed, maybe from my lack of songs. My iPod needs a good update.
It is not good for you, but I still eat … Shrimp (I am allergic).
A place I would like to visit one day is … Greece.
If you could eat dinner with three other people (living or dead), who would they be? Jesus, my grandpa (he died when I was little), and a little girl named Brenda I met in Africa.
Who is your favorite Bible character and why? I feel like it changes a lot but recently, Mary, Jesus' mother. I want my faith to be like hers. "I am the Lord's servant," Mary answered. "May it be to me as you have said," Luke 1:38.
When surfing the Internet, what website do you visit the most frequently? Sadly, probably Facebook.
What is something about you that other people don't know? I have a webbed toe; I am really good at swimming.
Who is your favorite Superhero? Spiderman because I inspire to be him.
What cartoon character are you most like and why? Skrat from Ice Age because I express a lot more non-verbally than I do verbally.
After graduation, I would like to … Working with kids overseas.