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Up Close: Davia King

Favorite cold cereal: Granola

Favorite Jennifer Rockwood quote: "One more" (When doing running exercises)

I chose soccer over other sports because: The feeling you get when you score a goal

Before a game I: Eat a good meal and think about what I want to achieve this game

How did I spend my off-season: Studying and working out

Who has had the greatest influence on my soccer career and why: My Dad- when I was 5 years old, he told me to stay out of the pack

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Having fun with my family, going on lots of vacations, and running my own business

Who is the best soccer player/team I have ever played with: Aleisha Rose

What would I like to do sometime in my life: Travel the world

Dream vacation: Anywhere with people I love

Best advice I've ever received: Treat others how you want to be treated

My favorite movie: Anything with Johnny Depp!

My favorite book is: Book of Mormon, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

If I could play another sport it would be: Basketball

What is my favorite hobby or activity away from soccer: Drawing/Painting

My favorite musical group: I like a lot of different music

People say I look like: A troll

Favorite professor at BYU: Norm Nemrow

Most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Business Ethics

What is my most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Winning the state championship my junior year in high school

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what would be the one thing I kept: My roommate Char

Favorite scripture: "By small and simple things are great things brought to pass." (Alma 37:6)

My favorite Web site is: www.byu.edu, this is the one I am on the most.

My advice to youngsters: Dream big and find a way to make it happen- you only live once!

Interesting fact most people don't know about me: I'm half Jewish

If you could invite any three people to dinner who would they be: The 3 Nephites

On the day of a game, how do your friends and relatives follow the game: Ask me about it later if they weren't there in person.

Most embarrassing moment as a player: Missed a bicycle kick and kneed myself in the head

What do you contribute to the team: Crazy personality and some muscle

Scariest thing about adjusting to college life: Getting everything done!!

What have you worked on most this off-season: First touch and my shot

My first job: Soccer scorekeeper

Nickname: Dave, Davs, Divs, Davey, Da, Diva, Dave-ia, Davey-poo, Da' King and, The Hammer

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