|20 Alicia Browning
The Browning File
Full Name: Alicia Marie Browning
Place of Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio
Parents: William and Nancy Browning
Siblings: Amy, Collin, Tyler
Club Team/Coach: Cincinnati Classics Hammer, Clay Revis
High School Mascot: The Bluebird
Q & A
Where does your nickname come from? All of my nicknames stem from my name; My Dad calls me Peash, Julie Hull calls me Smeesh and Guileana Lopez calls me Smushie (because I am so short). Each (sort of) rhymes with Alicia.
Most interesting thing I did or am doing this summer... I had the opportunity to be a part of the SURF (summer undergraduate research fellowship) internship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital this Summer.
Beckham or Ronaldo? Beckham
What was your first paying job? Pictures in a children's magazine.
The first thing I owned that said `Kentucky' on it was... A University of Kentucky cheerleading uniform, complete with pom-poms.
The book on my nightstand is...The Genome and Chasing Harry Winston.
Something few people know about me is... I cannot stand to look at, touch or wear panty hose! They make my palms sweat!
Favorite TV show when I was in Junior High... Lizzy McGuire.
My favorite color in the crayon box is... tickle-me-pink.
I chose Kentucky because...It is far enough away that I feel independent, yet close enough so that my family can come to games and I can go home if need be. Also, many family members graduated from UK, and each one loved it!
Favorite subject in school is...science, particularly biology.
If I was seven feet tall I would...play basketball or volleyball.
When I grow up, I want to...work in the health care field. And have a family!
When I was a child, I always wanted to be a...zoologist- I loved, and still do love all animals!!
If you were stranded on an island what three things would you want most? Flash light (solar powered so it would never run out), candy, and a pillow.
If I were a race horse, my name would be... SAMANTHA VON AU.
2008: Academic All-SEC ... Played in every game, earning 13 starts ... Played a career
high 98 minutes in match against Oakland ... Recorded season high two shots against Oakland ... Tallied shots on goal against Duke, Evansville, Oakland and Florida
2007: Freshman Academic All-SEC ... Saw action in 19 games, including three starts, while tallying 688 minutes ... Earned her first career start vs. Tennessee, while participating in a career-high 59 minutes ... Tied for second on the team with nine points ... Tied with fellow freshman Laura Novikoff and Callie Lanphier with a team-leading four goals ... Best game came in a 4-0 win over visiting Bowling Green, where she totaled three shots, connecting on two for goals ... Recorded two shots against No. 24 LSU ... Tallied first collegiate assist against Ole Miss
Pre-College: Helped lead Highlands, along with UK teammate Sydney Hiance, to back-to-back state championships in 2005 and 2006 ... Named a First-Team All-State performer as well as being named to the regional and state all-tournament teams and was listed as a Cincinnati Enquirer All-Star in 2005 and 2006 ... Finished as the second all-time leading goal scorer (58) and assist scorer (19) in Highlands history ... Named the Northern Kentucky Offensive Player of the Year in 2004 ... Member of the U17 Cincinnati Classics Hammer FC club ... Helped lead club team to OH-S State Cup Semifinals in 2003 and 2004 ... A member of the Super Honor Roll all four years at Highlands ... Most Outstanding Chemistry Student in 2006 ... Most Outstanding Advanced Biology Student in 2005 ... Gifted Math and Leadership Identification Program ... Advanced Placement Academic Tracking