|19 Giuleana Lopez
The Lopez File
Full Name: Giuleana Stephanie Lopez
Nickname: Bird originally giugiubird
Place of Birth: Lake Forest, Ill.
Parents: Benel and Eveline Lopez
Siblings: Francia, Nina, David, Grecia
Club Team/Coach: Eclipse Select/Rory Dames
High School Mascot: Blue Devils
Q & A
Where did your nickname come from? My pops dubbed me the name Bird.
Most interesting thing I did or am doing this summer...Road trips! My cousin's wedding hanging out in LA with the family.
Beckham or Ronaldo? Mix of Ronaldo and Messi
What was your first paying job? Working for my pops but he rarely paid me
The first thing I owned that said `Kentucky' on it was...practice socks.
The book on my nightstand is...the Bible.
Something few people know about me is...I laugh during horror films while people get tortured.
Favorite TV show when I was in Junior High...I
didn't have a TV.
My favorite color in the crayon box is... yellow.
I chose Kentucky because...UK was the only place that accepted how obnoxious I was.
Favorite subject in school is...lunch.
If I was seven feet tall I would...be a gymnast.
When I was a child, I always wanted to be...a professional dancer.
If you were stranded on an island what three things would you want most? Just need my family.
If I were a racehorse, my name would be...La Unica Latina Concubine
My biggest pet peeve is...people who judge without judging themselves first.
Before a game, I have to... just dance and drop it like its hot!!!
My favorite place on campus is...CATS! DUH!
Nobody would believe I listen to...classical music.
2008: Played in every match, earning 13 starts and logging 1,022 minutes ... Notched first goal since Nov. 1, 2006 against Cleveland St. ... Also scored goals against Alabama, Florida and Tennessee ... Took a career high nine shots against MSU while assisting on the golden goal in the
same match ... Played a season high 76 minutes against MSU ... Closed out the season with six shots, two on goal, against Vanderbilt
2007: Academic All-SEC ... Medical hardship
2006: Soccer America Second Team Freshman All-America ... SoccerBuzz Third Team Freshman All-America ... SoccerBuzz Third Team All-Great Lakes Region ... SoccerBuzz All-Freshman Great Lakes Region ... Second Team All-SEC ... Freshman All-SEC ... Started all matches for UK in her freshman campaign ... Scored the fifth hat trick in school history against Eastern Kentucky ... Also recorded two assists in same match to total eight points ... Tallied eight shots vs. EKU, one short of the school single-game shot record ... Recorded second multi-goal effort of the season with two goals at LSU ... Notched GWG vs. Alabama ... Tallied game-winning goal vs. South Carolina and again at Tennessee ... Team leader with 25 points (10g, 5a) and four game-winning goals ... Played a season high 90 minutes at Ole Miss
Pre-College: Played forward for the Warren Township High School soccer team ... Named All-Conference and All-Sectional in soccer ... Finished with 28 goals and 11 assists ... Played for the Lake Forest United and Eclipse Soccer Select Club teams ... Was also a four-year varsity player and three-year starter for the WTHS basketball team ... Served as team captain during her senior season ... Named All-Conference and All-Area as a senior ... Team won the conference championship and advanced to the sectional in 2006