Getting to Know UK Soccer: Brad Walker

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In preparation for the 2011 Kentucky men’s soccer season, is rolling out a series of player questionnaires, allowing fans, friends and family to get an inside look at UK soccer.

Today, previews UK senior defender Brad Walker, a fixture of the program over the last four years. One of the top defenders in the nation, Walker helped anchor a young UK backline as a junior, starting 18 of 19 games with one goal and two assists. A native of Sydney, Australia, Walker was a member of the Conference USA All-Freshman team in 2008 and a third-team All-Conference USA honoree in 2009.

Getting to Know Brad Walker

What is your favorite thing about Kentucky?

- How much pride people take in being a wildcat

What is your favorite TV show?

- Entourage

Funniest teammate?

- Josh McCrary

Teammate with the dirtiest locker?

- Beadle (Hoot)

Best player you have ever played with or against?

- John Carew

Favorite memory of being a UK student-athlete?
- Making my first appearance for UK against Michigan. We won 2-1 in front of 3000 fans.

If you could visit one place, where would it be?

- Greek Islands

If you could have dinner with one person in the world, who would it be?
- David Beckham

What is something most people don’t know about you?
- I have a pet kangaroo

If you had to play one sport other then soccer professionally right now, what would it be?
- Cricket

If you had to pick one meal to eat for the next week, what would it be?

- Steak or Chicken Alfredo

Player on the team with the worst sense of fashion style?
- Brooksy or Heardy

What is your biggest fear?
- Drowning or Snakes and Spiders