Student-Athlete Spotlight: Rachel Middleman, Women's Soccer
Sept. 18, 2013
No. 1 Rachel Middleman, Senior Goalkeeper
Rachel Middleman is in her fourth season as a goalkeeper at Ohio State after notching 32 starts in her first three campaigns. The two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection, three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and 2013 captain has tallied a 23-4-0 record in her career to go along with a 0.65 goals-against average which is on pace for the best in program history.
Do you prefer The Oval in the Fall or Spring? - Spring
Where is the best place to sit for lectures? - The Middle
Most underrated place to study on campus - The Science and Engineering Library
Why did you choose to major in education? I love helping kids.
Describe your first day as a student at The Ohio State University? - Lost
Favorite TV show - Modern Family
Favorite movie - Liar, Liar
Favorite book and/or magazine - Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Favorite celebrity - Jim Gaffigan
Last concert I attended was - Brantley Gilbert
Favorite pro sports team - Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite athletic memory - Winning the Big Ten Conference Championship in 2010
Team you're most looking forward to competing against - Penn State
Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend - Olympics
Pre-game ritual? - Writing "FHY" on my wrist. Those are the initials of my best friend who passed away when I was 17.
Most interesting place I've visited - Vienna, Austria
Place I would like to visit - Space
Favorite home cooked meal - Anything made by my mom
Favorite snack food - Broccoli
Guilty pleasure snack and/or food - Chocolate
Person I most admire - My "Pap Pap"
In 10 years, I would like to be - Teaching and coaching
If I had a million dollars, I would - Give some to my family
Most prized possession - Car
Best piece of advice you've received - "Keep your eye on the donut and not on the hole"
If you could have dinner with any 3 people (alive or dead), who would they be and what/where would you eat - Ron Burgundy, Elvis and George Washington on a picnic eating PB&J
What is your hometown known for? - Christina Aguilera
Pop or Soda? - Pop
Cats or Dogs? - Dogs
Early Bird or Night Owl? - Early Bird
Buckeye Trio Named Scholar All-Americans