Get To Know: Auna Janis

Freshman Auna Janis looks to provide many memorable moments for Cougar Soccer fans this season (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Auna Janis


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Who is your favorite athlete and why? Abby Wambach because is tough and a stud.

How old were you when you starting playing soccer? Six or seven years old.

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Winning state cup.

Where was the toughest place you've ever competed? In a WPSL game.

Who are the first people you call after a game? My parents.

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection? Emperor's New Groove

If you could be a character on any TV show, who would it be? Sponge Bob.

What is your worst habit? I forget things a lot.

Do you have any phobias? I am really scared of the dark when I am alone.

What is your nickname? "Auna" - My real name is Aubriana, but I usually go by Auna.

What phrases or words do you use way too much? "Ug"

What is your favorite thing about BYU in general? It just rocks!

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Auna's Stats -

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2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 Varsity Offensive MVP and First Team All-Region at Mountain View High School ... 2007 Team Captain ... 2007 First Team All-Valley, Second Team All-State ... 2007 4A state semi-finalist ... member of the 2008 Utah Select Women’s Team that won the Donnelly Cup Championship ... member of the 2007 Utah Rush team in the WPSL ... played on the Utah Avalanche club team ... Utah State Cup Champions in 2004 and 2007 ... Region IV semifinalists, Las Vegas College Showcase Champions, Phoenix President’s Day Finalists, and Las Vegas College Showcase Champions in 2007 ... Disney Champions in 2006 ... Surf Cup Finalists in 2005 ... Region IV Quarter-Finalists in 2004 ... also an All-State Artist in 2007, State Finalist in javelin competition in 2006 and 2007 ... competed in high school basketball, track, and cross country ... a member of the Honor Roll in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

Personal

Parents: Brandon and Mindy ... Siblings: Kylee, Shalayne, Dover and Daenon.

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