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Open Net with Rachel Michener

November 4, 2009
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Today's "Open Net" segment features Lady Flame Rachel Michener.

Today, the "Open Net" segment spotlights Rachel Michener, a junior midfielder from Pottstown, Pa.

Michener has appeared in 16 contests for the Lady Flames this season, starting in 12. She has taken seven shots on the year, and recorded her third career assist on Oct. 26 against VMI.

Michener is a graduate of Owen J. Roberts High School, where she was a four-year letterwinner and helped lead her team to a PAC 10 championship all four years.

Getting to Know Rachel Michener

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?
"And if I have faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing." I Corinthians 13:2

What has been your favorite class at Liberty and why?
Anatomy and Physiology, because I think the human body is an amazing reflection of God's design, and my professor was great.

I know it's not good for me, but I love to eat …
Ice cream!

I came to Liberty because …
Of the nursing program.

Share something about one of your teammates that someone outside the program would never know without you telling them.
Silvia talks to herself in the shower and Elia steals people's candy bars, especially Milky Ways.

My earliest memory while competing in my sport is …
I used to pick flowers when I was playing defense because I was bored.

If you could be somebody else for a day, who would you be and why?
John Mayer, because it's my dream to be able to play the piano like him.

My dream job would be …
An astronaut.

What is the best book you have ever read (other than the Bible)?
Harry Potter!

If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?
Flying, because it seems like so much fun.

The TV show I can't live without watching each week is (and why) ...
The Office is always a good laugh.

If I were named "Coach for a Day", I would make my coaches (and why) …
Run supersets, so they know what it feels like!

My favorite thing about being a part of the Liberty women's soccer team is (and why) …

My teammates are amazing.

What is the most exciting thing you did this summer?
I spent a few weeks down at the shore.

What is your favorite vacation spot?

Ocean City, N.J.

What is the best advice you have ever received, and who gave it to you?
My friend Clyde told me that when I wake up, I should thank God every day that I'm alive, because it's a privilege to be here, and
I've tried to do that every day, even during hard times.