Senior Profile: Michelle Rasmussen

Nov. 7, 2006


For the next week, will profile the five Jayhawk seniors. Today, forward Lacey Novak is in the spotlight.

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Michelle Rasmussen






Vermillion, S.D.

Club Team

Dakota Gold

Career Honors

2006 Team Captain2006 Academic All-Big 12 First Team2005 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

Best thing about playing soccer at KU:

Being a part of this team and how close we all are. It’s like my second family!

I chose KU because:

The campus and school were amazing and the team was exactly what I was looking for.

Favorite female soccer player:

Lacey Novak

Team other then the USA you cheered for during the World Cup:

The underdogs of each game.

Closest friend on another team:

Amy Lynn Duba (South Dakota)

Favorite TV show:

`Friends’ and `America’s Funniest Home Videos’

Favorite movie:

`Home Alone’ and `Home Alone 2′

Greatest college soccer memory:

Playing against Colorado in my first game back after breaking my leg.

Favorite place to eat in Lawrence:

Papa John’s Pizza and Burrito King

If I could switch places with one person for a day it would be:

My dog Tank. He just eats, sleeps and gets played with. What a life.

Not many people know this about me:

I had three imaginary friends growing up: MacGyver, Magnum PI and Amy Johnson.

Outside of soccer, my greatest talent is:

Playing the piano.

After college I plan on:

Wouldn’t I like to know

Favorite song in my iPod:

`Blue Clear Sky’ by George Strait

Thing you’ll miss most about KU soccer:

The thing I’ll miss the most is being around the team and the girls everyday. I’ll also miss the competitive aspect of playing.