Kickin' it with the Blue Raiders

Oseguera, Roberts and Terlizzi featured week one

August 17, 2011 · Athletic Communications

Each Wednesday through the regular season, GoBlueRaiders.com will feature a series of Q&As with members of the Middle Tennessee soccer program. Each of the 25 players will be included with most weeks profiling two student-athletes and three weeks highlighting three players. Student-athletes were selected by random draw for their respective week.

All players were asked the same questions; however, the choice of which questions and answers appear here were also chosen at random.

For the first week, sophomore Jessika Oseguera, freshman Kelsie Roberts and freshman Paige Terlizzi are highlighted.

Q: What is your favorite pre-game meal?
Jessika Oseguera: Peanut butter & jelly sandwich

Q: Who is your favorite musical artist?
Kelsie Roberts: Lifehouse

Q: What is your favorite book?
Paige Terlizzi: Skin by Ted Dekker

Q: Who was your favorite sports idol as a kid?
JO: Cuauhtemoc Blanco
KR: Wayne Gretzky

Q: What one thing, off the field, can you do better than most?
JO: Rap
PT: American Sign Language
KR: Write poetry

Q: What is one thing most people might not know about you?
JO: I like to go fishing at the beach
PT: I like brussel sprouts
KR: I am bilingual (English and French)

Q: What is your dream job?
PT: Audiologist

Q: What is your pregame ritual?
KR: Singing loud pump-up songs

Q: What is your hometown famous for?
JO: Hollywood

Q: What is a part of your game that needs improvement?
JO: Getting back on defense when I lose the ball
KR: Communication

Q: What do you believe it will take to have a successful season?
PT: There needs to be communication, teamwork and passion of soccer.

Q: What is one of your pet peeves?
JO: Getting woken up in the morning by having my light turned on
PT: When people yell in my ear

Q: What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
PT: Being a successful doctor of audiology
KR: Teaching at a high school back home in Canada

Q: Who has been most influential in your life?
KR: My dad

Q: What is your favorite quote/saying?
JO: “Today is my lucky day”

Q: If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
JO: To fly
PT: Mindreading
KR: Super speed

Q: What do you enjoy most about soccer?
KR: Playing it

Q: What is one food you will not try?
JO: Raw seafood
PT: Ghost pepper

Q: What are some of the things you would do if you won the lottery?
PT: Buy a new house for me and my family, donate to my church and a charity of my choice and save the rest.

Stay tuned for next week’s edition exclusively on GoBlueRaiders.com.

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