Player Profile: Katie Abrahamson

Oct. 3, 2002

During the season, we'll give Duck soccer fans a chance to get a closer, often-humorous look at their favorite soccer players.

This week's victim is freshman defender Katie Abrahamson from West Linn High School in West Linn, Oregon.

  • Nickname: Katie Jane, Abe, and Jesus
  • Favorite CD's: Dena Carter, John Mayer, and Jars of Clay
  • First Concert: No Doubt
  • Worst movie I've ever seen: Blade
  • Favorite ice cream: Strawberry with gummy bears
  • Funniest thing about any teammate: Carly (Ashcraft) can make the whole team laugh without saying anything funny...all she has to do is laugh, you'll hear it from a mile away!
  • Coolest place I've ever visited: Ogunquit, Maine
  • Most inspirational Book: Chicken Soup for the Soul Books
  • Favorite Web site:!
  • Favorite Adam Sandler Movie: Happy Gilmore
  • Favorite Sporting Moment off the soccer field: Summer Olympics 1996, I watched the USA Women's Gymnastics team win the gold medal.
  • Favorite Comedian: ??? Probably just one of my close friends because they make me laugh the most.
  • If I could be any other Oregon Athlete who would you be and why: This is an easy question...Luke Ridnour because he is a phenomenal athlete. I've been going to Oregon basketball games for the past 10 years and it will be so much more fun this year as a true real Duck!
  • Favorite breakfast cereal: Lucky Charms!
  • Item you have to take on a trip: my journal
  • Dream job when I graduate: An Athletic Director at a major University or the next Katie Couric.
  • Favorite TV Show: Friends or Will & Grace
  • Favorite pizza toppings: pepperoni
  • Favorite toy growing up: Legos
  • Favorite magazine: I like them all!
  • Favorite kaoroke song: Whitney Houston's 'How will I know'
  • Least favorite vegetable: asparagus
  • Pregame ritual/superstition: You'll never see me play a game without my hair in a pony's a must!
  • Favorite part about Oregon: The rain! I love the fact that everything is so green.
  • My first car: 2000 Black Ford Ranger
  • Favorite Cartoon: Goofy!
  • greatest athletic feat: First team All-State as a Junior
  • Funniest Halloween costume: I was a pumpkin when I was really young.
  • Famous celebrity hairstyle you admire the most: Jennifer Aniston

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