Q&A With Allie Beahan
Freshman Allie Beahan (Sammamish, Wash.) is coming off of her first career goal vs. Arizona last week to open Pac-10 play. She sat down with www.gohuskies.com for a Q&A.
Gohuskies.com: What is a pet peeve of yours?
Allie Beahan: "Wet hair between my fingers."
GH: What is your pre-game superstition?
AB: "I don't have one!"
GH: What is the best present you have ever received?
AB: "My Bible!"
GH: If you were trapped on a desert island with one teammate, who would you want to be stranded with and why?
AB: "Molly (Boyd) because we would keep each other entertained."
GH: What's your favorite board game?
GH: Why should others become involved in the great sport of soccer?
AB: "It's a great environment that encourages teamwork and personal success."
GH: If you could train with any professional athlete who would you chose and why?
AB: "Mia Hamm because she was my inspiration when I was growing up."
GH: What is one of the most important things your parents did in your upbringing?
AB: "They encouraged me to never settle for less."
GH: What don't people outside of your hometown know about where you grew up that you think they should know?
AB: "We have two 4A schools within a mile of each other so there are huge sport rivalries for such a small town!"
GH: What do you know now about the game of soccer that you wish you would've known when you started playing the sport? AB: "The hardships that you face along the road will give you the opportunity to back down or continue to persevere--what you decide to do will define you as an athlete. Persevere, it's worth it!"
GH: What is one characteristic a person needs to be a champion?
AB: "Passion for the sport they are playing."
GH: What do you want to leave as a legacy at UW?
AB: "I want to be part of the team that won a NCAA championship."
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