Getting to Know UK Soccer: Byron Vega
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
- 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?
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?
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?