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Open Net with Rachel Wisehart

November 16, 2009  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Today's "Open Net" segment features Lady Flame Rachel Wisehart.

Today, the "Open Net" segment highlights Rachel Wisehart, a senior defender from Concord, N.C.

Wisehart, a team co-captain, appeared in all 19 contests for the Lady Flames this season, starting in 18. She recorded her first career assist on Sept. 30 in Liberty's 1-0 win over visiting Longwood.

Wisehart, who was named to this year's Big South All-Academic Team, is serving as Liberty's S.A.A.C. president for the second consecutive year. She is now pursuing her master's degree in marriage and family counseling.

Getting to Know Rachel Wisehart

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?
2 Corinthians 12:8-10, I constantly find encouragement from Paul in these verses.

What has been your favorite class at Liberty and why?
Tennis class – It's quickly becoming my new favorite sport (besides soccer, of course).

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

What was the best movie you watched over the last year?

I came to Liberty because …
Why not Liberty?

Share something about one of your teammates that someone outside the program would never know without you telling them.
The twins aren't actually Canadian- they're Dutch.

My earliest memory while competing in my sport is …
Playing YMCA soccer in 1st grade and breaking a boy's nose with my foot.

If you could be somebody else for a day, who would you be and why?
Amelia Earhart – because I want to know what really happened.

The best part of being a Liberty student-athlete is …

Having 30 best friends.

My dream job would be …

Bond girl

The team that I'm most looking forward to competing against this year is (and why) …
Virginia – they have the most amazing field.

What is the best book you have ever read (other than the Bible)?
Mere Christianity

If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?
Invisibility – so I can do whatever I want and no one would know.

The TV show I can't live without watching each week is (and why) ...
Friends, because without it life as we know it would cease to exist.

If I were named "Coach for a Day", I would make my coaches (and why) …
Run until they beg for mercy.

My favorite thing about being a part of the Liberty women's soccer team is (and why) …
Seeing my girls every single day.

If you could have dinner with three people throughout history, who would they be and why?
Judas Iscariot, Adolf Hitler and Anton Szandor LaVey because I want to know why.

My personal goals this season are …
No yellow cards . . . just kidding.

What cartoon character are you most like (and why)?
Garfield – sarcasm all the way.

If someone would look at the songs on my iPod, I would be embarrassed for them to see I have this song …
Part of Your World by Ariel (aka The Little Mermaid)

The first thing people notice about me when they meet me is …

My hair

What is the most exciting thing you did this summer?
Went to Canada and saw Niagara Falls.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Any body of water

What is the best advice you have ever received, and who gave it to you?
"How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time." – Lanie George