Getting to Know UK Soccer: Brad Walker
In preparation for the 2011 Kentucky men’s soccer season, UKathletics.com is rolling out a series of player questionnaires, allowing fans, friends and family to get an inside look at UK soccer.
Today, UKathletics.com 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?
- 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?
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