Getting to Know UK Soccer: Byron Vega

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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.

A native of Guatemala City, Guatemala, Vega has battled injuries through his first two seasons but has shown glimpses of his talent level. As a sophomore in 2010, Vega – considered one of the fastest players on UK’s 2011 roster – played in five games off the bench, logging 143 minutes and two shots.

Getting to Know Byron Vega

What is your favorite thing about Kentucky?

- Its community
 
What is your favorite TV show?

- Two and a Half Man
 
Funniest teammate?

- Pedro Andreoni
 
Teammate with the dirtiest locker?

- Tyler Beadle
 
Best player you have ever played with or against?

- Marco Pappa (Chicago Fire)
 
Favorite memory of being a UK student-athlete?

- To many to mention
 
What is your favorite movie?

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

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

- Zinedine Zidane
 
What is something most people don’t know about you?

- I am addicted to chocolate milk
 
If you had to play one sport other then soccer professionally right now, what would it be?

- Motocross Racing or Indy Car
 
If you had to pick one meal to eat for the next week, what would it be?

- Oatmeal
 
International players: What is your favorite American food?

- Pecan Pie  
 
Player on the team with the worst sense of fashion style?

- Brad Doliner
 
What is your biggest fear?
 
- Failure