A to Z with Hannah Kurdila


Published: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 11:48 p.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at 11:48 p.m.

SCHOOL: Gainesville

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Gainesville's Hannah Kurdila.

AARON DAYE/Staff photographer

YEAR: Senior

POSITION: Forward

JERSEY NUMBER: 21

HEIGHT: 5-foot-7

Apples or oranges? Apples. I really donít like citrus.

Beckham isÖ: married to a Spice Girl.

Comic book hero I would want to be? Batman. I absolutely love the Batman movies, the originals and the new ones.

Dinner on an ideal night? Eating sushi at Dragonfly.

ESPNís best program? SportsCenterís Top 10 plays.

Favorite sport aside from one you play: Basketball. I played basketball when I was younger.

Gators, Seminoles or Hurricanes?: Gators. No doubt about it.

Happiest day of my life: When Maisie accepted my prom proposal a few weeks ago.

Injuries Iíve had: I have been very lucky not to have had any injuries. Iím healthy as a horse.

Joker on team.: Olivia Forrestel. She is defiant to coach Fritz Kaufmann every single day and itís funny. He doesnít even bother to correct her anymore.

Kick or a header for a goal? A kick. Headers disorient me.

Least favorite soccer moment: When I got a red card in a game earlier this season.

My favorite soccer player isÖ: my teammate Aimee Howe. We have been playing soccer together since the fourth grade, and I canít imagine playing without her.

Nerdiest thing I do: I love watching the Food Network. Barefoot Contessa, Ace of Cakes and Throwdown with Bobby Flay are my favorite shows.

Obamaís biggest challenge? Correcting (George W.) Bushís mistakes.

Potential college major: Biology or general mathematics, and I would like to minor in either French or Italian.

Quiet time activity: Knitting.

Rapper I listen to most: Tupac, N.W.A. and OutKast.

Story of my life title: ďLife is a garden, dig it.Ē

This season has been...: up and down.

Universities or colleges considering: University of Virgina and Virgina Tech. I would be a preferred walk-on at either school.

Vacation spot I love: Santa Rosa Beach. I always go there with my family.

Weirdest teammate: Sarah Beebe. She is freakishly good at soccer even though she has been playing volleyball her entire life.

Xbox, PlayStation or Wii?: I have an Xbox 360, a PlayStation 3 and Wii at my house. But Iíd have to say the Wii because I love Guitar Hero and that is the system we have it for.

Year I was born: 1991.

Zoo animal I like most: Spider Monkeys. I used to go to the zoo at Santa Fe College and the monkeys were my favorite.

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