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UP CLOSE: Senior Annie Zwahlen

(Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

Nickname(s): Annie Bananie, poopsie (my dad calls me that)

My favorite cold cereal: Granola

How I will spend my off-season: Running to stay in shape and taking dental hygiene school prerequisites.

The best player I've ever faced: Aleisha Rose

The dirtiest team I've ever played: Utah

My favorite website: Google, foodnetwork, ivillage, web sodoku

One place I would like to visit: Australia

My least favorite trip during the season: Wyoming or New Mexico

My favorite scripture: D&C 50: 40-41

If I could play another position, it would be: Center-Mid

My advice to youngsters: Don't give up, ever, because you never know when your dream might come true.

Why I chose to play soccer over other sports: I crave competitiveness and being feisty. I love the contact and intensity.

Who has had the greatest influence on my soccer career: My family, they always believed in me. My brothers because they taught me how to be feisty and fight back.

If I had to give up all of my possessions except one, what is the one thing I would keep and why: Chapstick

What do I want to be doing 20 years from now: Dental hygiene and be done having kids.

How I selected my jersey number: It was what was left over. Unfortunately my last name starts with "Zw", so I got the short end of the stick.

My favorite activity or hobby away from soccer: water polo

The best book I've ever read: A Time To Kill

Favorite movie: Ellen Degeneres "Here and Now"

My favorite professor or most interesting class I've taken at BYU: Brother Bott, all his classes are the best I have had.

My most memorable athletic achievement or moment: Scoring the game winner against Tennessee my freshman year.

What I would like to do sometime in my life: Go on a hot air balloon ride

One rule I'd change in college soccer: Off sides

If I were hosting you on a recruiting visit to Provo, the most impressive thing I'd have to show you: Our field. It's one of the nicest I have ever played on.

If I were on "Who Wants to be a Millionaire," the person I'd call for my lifeline is: My brother Rod, he knows a lot about everything.

If I could invite any three people to dinner, I would choose: Ellen and my family

On game day my friends and relatives: Are always there!

Best advice I've ever received: "You have to get through the rain before you can enjoy the rainbow."

If I could play another sport, it would be: water polo or gymnastics

Most embarrassing moment as a player: I was going to throw the ball in and I got confused on which line was which. It ended up that I was like 15 yards on the field when I threw the ball and didn't even know it.

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