Senior Profile: Nikki Alvarez
Oct. 29, 2006
For the next week, kuathletics.com will profile the five Jayhawk seniors. Today, defender Nikki Alvarez is in the spotlight.
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2005 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2004 Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
Best thing about playing soccer at KU:
Playing with my teammates and all our different personalities that make us a team
I chose KU because:
I loved the girls and everyone seemed to love playing soccer and that is exactly what I wanted to do in my career.
Favorite male soccer player:
Favorite female soccer player:
If you could do any goal celebration what would it be?
Closest friend on another team:
Ryann Werner (Washburn University)
Favorite TV show:
`Friends’ and `The OC’
First childhood soccer memory:
Playing on a boys team and picking the weeds while all the boys played (I was four years old).
Greatest college soccer memory:
Beating Missouri on their field, then doing the `Rock Chalk’ chant in the middle of the field.
Favorite place to eat in Lawrence:
Jefferson’s Wings on Wednesday’s
Not many people know this about me:
I’m a neat freak.
Outside of soccer, my greatest talent is:
After college I plan on:
Attending nursing school, then travel
Favorite song in my iPod:
`Sara Beth’ by Rascal Flatts
What are you going to miss most about KU soccer?
I will mostly miss the girls and the best friends that I have grown to love over the last four years. I will miss the memories that I have shared with them and I will miss everyone’s personalities that make the team who we are.