Getting to Know Women's Soccer Player Lauren Barnes

Sept. 8, 2010

What do you see yourself doing in 10 years?
Taking care of a big family

What's one of the most important things your parents did in your upbringing?
Never let me give up on my dreams

What's a pet peeve of yours?
When people yell into cell phones. Or text and drive.

What do you enjoy most about the sport of soccer?
Being part of a team!

If you could have one superpower what would it be?
To be able to transport anywhere in the world in seconds. I hate the process of traveling.

If you could trade places with one person for a day who would it be?
Apolo Ohno

Who has been the most influential person in your life?
My dad

Do you have any pre-game rituals or superstitions?
Yes, I tape my wrists every game with Kylie Wright and I a fist/chest bump with Chante' Sandiford right before the game starts.

If you could play another sport at UCLA what would it be?
Some type of water sport

What is your favorite food?

What is your favorite song on your ipod right now?
Everyday America by Sugarland

Where is the best place you have traveled abroad?
Costa Rica because it had the most beautiful beaches and happy people.

What is something that absolutely frightens you?

What is your favorite quote/saying?
Don't forget to stop and smell the roses.

What is your favorite movie?
Anything with Denzel Washington.

Who is your best friend on another college team?
Nikki Forrest at UC Irvine


Kylie Wright
Chante'  Sandiford

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