Getting to Know the 2011 UK Women's Soccer Newcomer's
Aug. 15, 2011
Full Name: Erin Ashley Simon
Place of Birth: Abington, Pa.
Parents: Josette Rice-Simon
Club Team/Coach: W-League NJ Rangers/Ashley Hammond
Simon's Q & A
What is your nickname, why? E or Tigre, Tigre (Tiger) because it's the Spanish nickname that my mother gave me and E because it's easier to say quickly on the field than Erin haha.
Would you rather make a nice, hard clean-tackle to stop a goal or execute a perfect corner kick that leads to a goal? Hard clean tackle to stop a goal, especially if it is a break away and a VERY important game.
If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Spiderman powers, you just get to chill on the walls and swing around.
Who is your favorite athlete? DeSean Jackson: Eagles <3
What do you want to be when you grow up? The best person I can be, who can make a difference in life too.
When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? A soccer player haha before that an actress.
What is your favorite vacation destination? Puerto Rico because I have family there.
What is your prized possession? At this point my cellphone haha.
When you leave Kentucky, what do you want people to say about you? That I was able to make a difference in their life.
Favorite breakfast ... Belgium Waffles with Strawberries and Bananas, two scrambled eggs with cheese, grits and bacon....yeah I eat a lot lol
Without looking it up, what's a rutabaga? Type of vegetable
If you had a Derby horse, what would you name it? Lightning
What's one thing you've always wanted to do, but have never been able to? Skydiving
People would be surprised to know that I ... I enjoy art/music. I've played five instruments, I do photography and I enjoy art museums.
What is one interesting story in your life? When I was little I use to not like my grandma pulling my baby teeth because she had sharp, long nails. One day I was playing hide and seek with my brother and cousin. I found them, chased them and when I went around a corner I turned to quick and ran into the wall. Great part of the story: my tooth came out so my grandma didn't have to pull it.