Sept. 2, 2009
Name: Phil Edginton
Sport: Men's Soccer
Post-college ambition: Play professional soccer
Person with greatest influence in athletic career: My parents
Biggest thrill in sports: Playing at the U-20 World Cup in Canada
Athlete you most admire: Steven Gerrard
What impresses you most about your coach(es): His desire to win.
What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: Politics in sport
Hobbies and outside interests: Cricket, basketball, golf
Favorite movie(s): Old School, Anchorman, Training Day
Favorite TV show(s): Scrubs, The Office
Favorite musical group/artist: Oasis
Favorite foods: Lasagna, steak
Favorite class: Management (Business)
Favorite book: The Power of One
Favorite funny movie quote: "What is this a school for ants. It should be at least three times this big." - Zoolander
Favorite professional team: Liverpool
A "Stupid Human Trick" you can do: Turn my eyelids inside out
Person you'd most like to meet: Ricky Gervais
Words that describes you best are: Competitive, sarcastic
Best advice you've gotten about sports: "Always play to win."
What people should know about you but probably don't: I'm from New Zealand.
If they filmed a movie of your life, who would star in it and what would it be called: Rock Star - Mick Jagger
If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Ricky Gervais, Einstein, Peter Griffin
Why you chose U of L: The facilities, Ken Lolla
Best part of being an athlete: Free clothes
The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: Represented my country
If you won the lottery, you would use the money for: Buy a white tiger
The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport:
A giant moth hit me in the head.
What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Tahiti
What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Summer