Getting To Know Stanford Freshman Rachel Zollner...

Oct. 6, 2003
Q: How old were you when you started playing soccer?
A: 5

Q: What do you like to do in your free time?
A: Listen to music, hang out with friends, fly my stunt kite, read, watch movies

Q: What goals have you set for yourself this season?
A:My main goal for the season is to make the team better by doing my best in practice and forcing them to become better goal-scorers. I also want improve my overal fitness and communication skills.

Q: What is your favorite part of being a Stanford student-athlete?
A: The team is definitely my favorite part of being a Stanford athlete.They are such an awesome group of girls and they have made a great support group for both myself and the rest of the freshmen.

Q: How do you prepare for a game?
A: I listen to music and try to focus on being calm and prepared.

Q: What is your favorite kind of ice cream?
A: Chocolate chip cookie dough

Q: What is your best memory of high school?
A: My best memories would have to be hanging out with my friends and all of the goofy things that happened while we were spending time together.

Q: If you were stranded on a desert island, what is the one item you would want to have with you?
A: My Bible

Q: Where is your favorite spot to vacation?
A: Breckenridge, Colorado

Q: Who is your favorite actor? Actress?
A: Probably Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts

Q: If you could be an animal, what would you be? Why?
A: A flying squirel because they are so quick and they jump so far and climb trees. Pretty much, they do it all.

Q: Did you have any pets at home? If so, what was the pet and what was its name?
A: Yes, I have a dog named Jay.

Q: What is the best advice you've gotten from your parents?
A: Not to ever be afraid of anything because I am never alone.

Q: What kind of music do you listen to? Who is your favorite group?
A: Country. Rascal Flatts

Q: If you could play any other collegiate sport, what would it be?
A: Baseball

Q: How many siblings do you have?
A: I have 2 younger brothers, Tim (13) and Ben (16)

Q: Do you have a favorite motto/quote?
A:'The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge.' Psalms 18:2

Q: What is your favorite color?
A: Blue

Q: How is Stanford different from your hometown?
A: Probably the biggest difference is that Denver is right next to the mountains and that the views there are amazing, even though the trees here at Stanford are great to have.

Q: What is the one thing you miss from home?
A: I miss my family and my best friend.

Q: The Stanford Tree: scary or funny?
A: Depends on the day

Q: How do you like life in the dorms?
A: I really like the people and the sense of community so thus far, I enjoy life in the dorms.

Q: What are your ideal study conditions?
A: A quiet room with music in my headphones.

Q: What is your favorite restaurant?
A: Stacks

Q: If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why?
A: I would meet Jesus because who else could you choose and be able to talk to God himself?

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