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Free Kicks with Abigail Austin

October 22, 2008
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Abigail Austin

Abigail Austin

Today, LibertyFlames.com continues its women's soccer feature, "Free Kicks with …" Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday during the season, "Free Kicks with …" hopes to help you get to know the Lady Flames a bit better. The feature continues today with Abigail Austin, one of several newcomers to the Liberty roster this season.

Austin is in her maiden season with Liberty. She joined the Lady Flames' roster during the spring of 2008 and adds depth to the squad's roster as a forward.

A native of Columbia, S.C., Austin is a graduate of Southern Boone County High School. A four-year letterwinner in soccer, she earned first-team all-district honors and was named team MVP as a senior.

In addition, she served as the team's captain. During her junior and senior years, Austin totaled 23 goals and 17 assists.

For a more personal introduction to Abigail Austin, please read on …

1. The best part about being a Liberty student-athlete is …
Getting free stuff!

2. Who is your favorite Bible character and why?
Joshua, because when Israel needed a leader the most, he was willing to step in and be used by God in incredible ways.

3. If you could eat dinner with three other people (living or dead), who would they be and why?
My family, because I miss them so much!
Florence Nightingale, because she was an excellent nurse and I would love to eat with her!
Jane Austen, because I love her books and could read them all day!

4. When I have an hour of free time, I like to …
Hang with friends.

5. If someone would look at the songs on my iPod, I would be embarrassed for them to see I have this song or artist …
I'm not embarrassed by any songs on my iPod.

6. What TV station do you watch most often?
Discovery Channel.

7. It is not good for you, but I still eat …
Cookies.

8. A place I would like to visit one day is …
New Zealand.

9. What are five things you could not live without?
Water, hugs, Burt's Bees chapstick, coffee, and Chacos.

10. What is something about you that other people don't know?
I hate wearing socks to bed.

11. What was the best movie you watched over the summer?
The Dark Knight.

12 Who is the most famous person you have ever met and how did you met them?
Johnnie Moore! I ran into him at campus church!!

13. Who is your favorite Liberty athlete to watch compete?
[Teammate] Maria Owen!

14. My dream job would be …
Missionary nurse/pilot.

Previous Installments of Free Kicks with ...
Sept. 5 - Heather Bowling
Sept. 8 - Rachel Michener
Sept. 10 - Elia Lake
Sept. 12 - Rachel Wisehart
Sept. 15 - Maria Owen
Sept. 17 - Maggie Woody
Sept. 19 - Karen Blocker
Sept. 22 - Emily House
Sept. 24 - Mallory Neff
Sept. 26 - Ashley Braam
Sept. 29 - Carly Miller
Oct. 1 - Brittany Tyson
Oct. 3 - Amy Oberlin
Oct. 8 - Ashley Nyholt
Oct. 10 - Aimee Luurtsema
Oct. 13 - Jordan Woody
Oct. 15 - Kristi McBrien
Oct. 17 - Bekah Moye
Oct. 20 - Caitlyn Riley