Chapin Kreuter

Sport: Men's Soccer

Year: Senior

Hometown: Costa Mesa, CA

Last School: Newport Harbor HS

Name your favorite former UCLA player and why:
Steve Shak because he is evidence that you can start at the bottom and make it to the top with hard work

Who was the best player you played against?
Adolfo Gregorio

Who would you like to face 1 on 1?

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Playing here at UCLA

What was your favorite moment of last season?
Getting to play

Who is the first person you call after a game?
My mom and dad

How old were you when you first started playing soccer?

I chose my uniform number (#13) because:
That is the number I have played with most.

What was you favorite sport other than soccer?

If you could change anything about your sport, what would you change?
The referees

If you could give advice to a young kid playing soccer, what would it be?
Anything is attainable through perseverance

Who do you admire most in life and why?
I admire anyone who is willing to work hard for their goals and never give up.

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be and why?
Jesus - I would like to understand his philosophy and how he saw the world without having to make any interpretations

If you could have superpowers, what would it be?
If I didn't have a choice I would like to be like Spiderman, but I really wouldn't want any superpowers.

If you could know the answer to one question, what would that question be?
What is out in the parts of space we can't reach or see?

Tell us something about yourself that few people know:
I live in a tent.

If you could travel in time, where would you go?
I would go back in time when my grandparents and great-grandparents were still alive and find out more of my family history.

Who is the one person you would want to be stuck on a deserted island with?
I haven't found her yet.

If you had one last meal, what would it be?

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Cookies and Cream

What is your favorite midnight snack?

Who is the most famous person you have met?
Emilio Estevez

What would you never be caught dead wearing?
A dress

What is the strangest thing that has ever happened to you?
I met a girl at a Club Med in Mexico, didn't talk to her for a whole year then saw her in Cabo almost a year to the day.

What is the best Christmas or birthday present you ever received?
On my eighteenth birthday my mom chartered a boat to take my two best friends and me on a surf trip to the ranch.

What is your pet peeve?
People who don't take responsibility for themselves

What is your favorite childhood memory?
Taking walks around Balboa Island with my mom, dad and sister

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?

What phrase or word do you use way too much?
I say "like" or "you know" way too much

What is your favorite holiday and why?
Christmas because of all the wintry smells, and my family always goes on vacation

What is in your CD player right now?

What is the most embarrassing CD in your collection?
Barenaked Ladies

What is the most embarrassing movie you've ever paid to see?
Legally Blonde

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?
American Beauty because it reminds me to look for the subtle beauty in everything

What is the TV show you can't miss?
The Simpsons

What was your favorite TV show when you were a kid?
Different Strokes

What celebrity do you admire most?
Toby Maguire

What class at UCLA have you liked best?
Social psychology

What is your favorite place on campus?
The soccer field

Why did you come to UCLA?
To see if I could play soccer here