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November 7, 2008
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Alyssa Andersen

Alyssa Andersen

Today, LibertyFlames.com concludes its women's soccer feature, "Free Kicks with …" The season-long feature helped you get to know the Lady Flames a bit better. The feature finishes today with Alyssa Andersen.

Andersen just completed her second season with the Liberty Lady Flames. In 2007, the midfielder/defender played in three matches. She had three assists in a 9-0 win over Southern Virginia on Oct. 16, 2007. Andersen also earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention.

A native of Rochester Hills, Mich., Andersen graduated from Oakland Christian Academy. In three seasons, she netted 82 goals and assisted on 69 others. She was named to all-region, all-district and all-conference first teams in 2005 and 2006.

For a more personal introduction to Alyssa Andersen, please read on …

1. The best part about being a Liberty student-athlete is …
Having an automatic family of sisters.

2. Who is your favorite Bible character and why?
Pau,l because even though he was persecuted and thrown in jail, he never stopped praising the Lord.

3. If you could eat dinner with three other people (living or dead), who would they be and why?
Well, I wouldn't be able to pick three, I would pick five. My roommates: Ashley, Gio, Rachel, Silvia, and my best friend, Sage, because when we have dinner together it is crazy and there is nothing quite like it!

4. When I have an hour of free time, I like to …
Sleep.

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 …
A few songs from the soundtrack of Sound of Music.

6. What TV station do you watch most often?
The CW.

7. It is not good for you, but I still eat …
Mint chocolate chip or chocolate peanut butter ice cream.

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

9. What are five things you could not live without?
Food (chocolate), my computer, a pillow, family, and friends

10. What is something about you that other people don't know?
I have a HUGE sweet tooth.

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

12. Who is the most famous person you have ever met and how did you met them?
Jon Jansen from the Washington Redskins (starting offensive tackle). He and his family went to our church, my aunt babysat him when he was younger, and from going to watch him play at University of Michigan.

13. Who is your favorite Liberty athlete to watch compete?
[Liberty men's soccer player] Darren Amoo! He is nasty.


14. My dream job would be …
A Zamboni driver, because it looks like a lot of fun.

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
Oct. 22 - Abigail Austin
Oct. 27 - Lauren Kamphuis
Oct. 30 - Laura Nyholt
Oct. 31 - Brittney Johnson
Nov. 3 -  Katelyn Jacobs