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Student Athlete Profile - Steven DeGeorge, Men's Soccer


Oct. 19, 2005

Steven DeGeorge
Men's Soccer
6-0 * Senior * Goalkeeper
Clarksville, Ind.
(Cumberland College)

Steven's Bio

Post-college ambition: To pursue his career in social work and working with people in need

Person with greatest influence on his athletic career: His high school coach at Christian Academy, Joe Platillero, and his coach at Cumberland, Chris Little

Biggest thrill in sports: Getting the opportunity to compete at the Division I level at U of L

Athlete he most admires: Todd Petzold and Charlie Pait

What impresses him most about his coach: He mixes kindness with competitive intensity very well

What has been his biggest obstacle to overcome: Tearing his ACL his freshman year in college

Hobbies and outside interests: Ultimate Frisbee and playing guitar

Favorite movies: What About Bob & Braveheart

Favorite TV show: 70's Star Trek episodes

Favorite musical group: Old Chicago

Favorite food: Cool Whip

Favorite class: Social Work Policy

Favorite book: Blue Like Jazz

Favorite funny movie quote: "We've got no food, we've got no jobs...our pet's heads are falling off!" - Dumb and Dumber

Favorite professional team: Los Angeles Lakers

Person he'd most like to meet: Jesus

Words that best describe him are: Pretty nice guy

Best advice he's gotten about sports: Work hard (harder than everybody else)

If they filmed a movie of his life, who would star in it and what would it be called: Brad Pitt, "He Was a Very Good Looking Guy"

If he could have dinner with three people (current, historical, fictional), who would it be: His sister, Ghandi and Susan B. Anthony

Why he chose U of L: Great soccer team and a great social work program

Best part of being an athlete: Pre-game meals

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