Cardinal Capsule

Oct. 27, 2000


Kelsey Carlson
Sport:Women's Soccer
Year: Sophomore
Position:Midfielder
Height:5-4
Hometown: Citrus Heights, CA
High School: Casa Roble HS
Major:Economics
Stanford Athletics Highlights: Currently ranked second on the team with seven assists and third with 11 points ... One of only two players on the 2000 squad with a pair of game-winning goals ... Has started all 37 matches possible in her career ... Scored 13 points in an outstanding rookie season last year, ranking sixth on the club in scoring ... Also had a pair of game-winning goals as a freshman ... Earned Pac-10 Player of the Week honors after totaling seven points against Arizona (10/15/99) and Arizona State (10/17/99).

NICKNAME
Snoop, what can I say, I like rap.

FAVORITE FOOD
Artichokes with mayonnaise.

FAVORITE MUSIC ARTISTS
Snoop and 2 Pac.

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM
Manchester United.

FAVORITE PLACE TO HANG OUT
Hanging out with my neighbors.

FAVORITE CLASS
Sociology.

FAVORITE HOBBY
Playing soccer.

FAVORITE VIDEO GAME
Snood, I was obsessed during preseason.

FAVORITE MOVIE
She's All That.

FAVORITE TV SHOW
Friends.

FAVORITE ATHLETE
Blaine Wilson, U.S. Gymnastics team.

FAVORITE NON-WOMEN'S SOCCER ACTIVITY
Hanging out with my friends.

ONE WORD THAT DESCRIBES YOU
Ghetto.

IF YOU WERE GOING ON A ROAD TRIP AND COULD ONLY TAKE ONE CD, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU TAKE?
My personal rap mix.

BEST VACATION OR TRIP YOU HAVE EVER TAKEN
Soccer trip to Japan.

OPPONENT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO BEAT
Santa Clara.

HOW DO YOU PREPARE BEFORE A MATCH? DO YOU HAVE ANY GAMEDAY SUPERSTITIONS?
I always have to listen to my music.

IF YOU COULD PLAY ANOTHER SPORT AT STANFORD, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Tennis.

BEST THING ABOUT BEING A STUDENT-ATHLETE AT STANFORD
Having an entire team of best friends.

BEST PART ABOUT YOUR GAME
Dribbling and taking people on.

SOMEWHERE YOU HAVE NEVER BEEN THAT YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO VISIT
Spain.

IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH A FAMOUS PERSON, WHO WOULD IT BE?
Snoop Dogg.

WHAT DO YOU SEE YOURSELF DOING IN 10 YEARS?
Playing professional soccer.

WHAT HAS BEEN THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR ATHLETIC CAREER TO THIS POINT?
Scoring the game-winning goals against Arizona State and Arizona two years in a row.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO IN YOUR SPARE TIME?
Hang out with my family when possible.

MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN YOUR LIFE
My mom.

WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE TO ATTEND STANFORD?
Awesome academics, athletics and close to home.

WHAT IS SOMETHING ABOUT YOURSELF THAT FEW PEOPLE KNOW?
I talk to my family every day, sometimes multiple times. I love them all.

WHAT WOULD YOU WANT PEOPLE TO SAY ABOUT YOU WHEN YOU LEAVE STANFORD?
That I was a team player.

FAVORITE BREAKFAST CEREAL
Golden Grahams.

COKE OR PEPSI?
Pepsi.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO YOUNG YOUNGSTERS WHO WANT TO PLAY COLLEGE SOCCER?
Work on academics because that is what got me here.

EARLIEST SOCCER MEMORY
I was six years old and my brother was four. He got red-carded, and I didn't even know what it was.

FAVORITE CLASS YOU'VE TAKEN AT STANFORD?
Spanish.

MOST PEOPLE DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH I LIKE
Candy.

FAVORITE PRE-MATCH MEAL
Ham sandwich with mustard, mayonnaise, cheese and a banana.

PAPER OR PLASTIC?
Paper.

HOW DID YOU SPEND LAST SUMMER?
I played soccer in Rhode Island and worked soccer camps at Stanford.

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