Q&A With Jessie Young
Sophomore Jessie Young is a forward on the UW women's soccer team. Hailing from Surrey, British Columbia, Young played in 19 games as a freshman and scored one goal. So far in 2010, Young has seen action in three games. She sat down with www.gohuskies.com for a Q&A.
Gohuskies.com: What is a pet peeve of yours?
Jessie Young: "When you go to get your socks and you only have one, or when your towel goes missing. That's always a bummer."
GH: What is your pre-game superstition?
JY: "I always wear ankle socks under my soccer socks."
GH: What is the best present you have ever received?
JY: "My dog!"
GH: If you were trapped on a desert island with one teammate, who would you want to be stranded with and why? JY: "Hillary, she could act as my shelter."
GH: What's your favorite board game?
JY: "It's called Mole Hole. It's dumb but so much fun."
GH: Why should others become involved in the great sport of soccer?
JY: "It's very rewarding and you get to meet the most amazing people."
GH: If you could train with any professional athlete who would you chose and why?
JY: "Bobby Orr. He is the ultimate athlete."
GH: What is one of the most important things your parents did in your upbringing?
JY: "Always made me make my own decisions. I didn't like it at the time, but now I see why they made me."
GH: What don't people outside of your hometown know about where you grew up that you think they should know? JY: "Canada is only an hour and a half away!"
GH: What do you know now about the game of soccer that you wish you would've known when you started playing the sport?
JY: "Running aimlessly all over the field gets you nowhere."
GH: What is one characteristic a person needs to be a champion?
GH: What do you want to leave as a legacy at UW?
JY: "A National Championship!!!"
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