Player Profile: Kelly Baird

Oct. 23, 2002

In the fourth edition of this season's player profiles, Duck soccer fans get to know sophomore forward Kelly Baird, a 5-3 sophomore from San edro, Calif., and a San Pedro High School graduate.

  • Nickname: Belly Kaird; Petie; Lee-Baird
  • Athlete you admire the most: Keri Sanchez - UO assistant coach ... I have a lot of respect for her and her abilities.
  • Worst movie you've ever seen: Death to Smootchie
  • Top 3 CD's: Don't really have...listen to random music
  • First concert you ever saw: Steve Miller Band (in Virginia)
  • Favorite ice cream: Oh wow. ... um ... mint chocolate chip
  • Funniest thing about any teammate: Kristen Konopka saying she isn't a princess; and Katie wearing her Jesus sandals!
  • Coolest place you've ever visited: Yale, Colorado
  • Most inspirational book: Its Not About the Bike - Lance Armstrong
  • Favorite web site: The UO soccer web page - of course
  • Favorite Adam Sandler movie: Big Daddy - hands down
  • Favorite sporting moment off the soccer field: Every football game
  • Favorite comedian/comedienne? Who knows...I laugh at everything ... especially myself
  • If you could be any other Oregon athlete who would you be and why: A track sprinter because then I wouldn't have the famous soccer thighs!
  • Funniest moment so far as a Duck: My whole freshman year and the stories that I have from it!
  • Favorite breakfast cereal: Smart Start
  • Item you have to take on a trip: Easy! My hairbrush
  • Dream job when you graduate: To be a graphic designer for Nike
  • Favorite TV show: Dawson's Creek (how lame, ha ha)
  • Favorite Muppet character: Kermit, of course
  • Favorite pizza toppings: Pepperoni
  • Favorite toy growing up: Don't brother and sister took all of mine!
  • Favorite video game: I've never really played them
  • Favorite magazine: I'll pass
  • Favorite kaoroke song: I don't have the voice for kaoroke!
  • Least favorite vegetable: Cauliflower
  • Pregame ritual/superstition: I always say the 'Our Father' and 'Hail Mary' during the national anthem
  • Favorite part about Oregon: I love how beautiful our campus is!
  • The make and model of your first car: 1998 Nissan Sentra
  • Longest word you can spell correctly: No ... just kidding
  • Your greatest athletic feat: Not falling down in a game ... High school MVP 3 years.
  • Funniest Halloween costume you've ever worn: I was a chicken in a papermache egg that my dad made me in 3rd grade. I got stuck between all the doors at school.
  • Favorite gameshow host: The Price is Right's Bob Barker
  • Famous celebrity hairstyle you admire the most: Jennifer Aniston...she always looks cute!

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