Get To Know: Hallie Keenan

Hallie Keenan is set to fill the ranks of in the Cougar midfield. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)

Name: Hallie Keenan


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Who is your favorite athlete and why? Zidane. He's an amazing soccer player who has so much skill, calmness and simplicity on the field.

How old were you when you starting playing soccer? Five years old.

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Winning State Cup three years in a row.

Where was the toughest place you've ever competed? The Surf Cup.

If you could change anything about your sport, what would it be? I'm not a big fan of settling games with penalty kicks.

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

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection? A Knight's Tale

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

What is your worst habit? Chewing my pens.

What is your nickname? "Hal"

Who is the most famous person you've ever met? Abby Wombach.

What is your favorite thing about BYU in general? The pretty mountains.

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Hallie's Stats -

Varsity team captain in 2007 and 2008 ... League First Team selection in 2006 and 2007 ... high school team won League Championship in 2006 and 2007 ... CCS Champions in 2007 ... League Sophomore Player of the Year in 2006 at Los Altos High School ... MVLA Mercury team was Cal North State Champion in 2004, 2005 and 2006 and Cal North State Finalists in 2007 ... MVLA Mercury was a regional finalist and Girls Surf Cup Champs in 2004 ... Mustang Tournament Champions in 2004, 2005, and 2006 ... has been a team captain for MVLA Mercury since the 4th grade ... spent three years with the District 2 Olympic Development Program ... is an Honor Roll student with a cumulative 4.2 weighted GPA (3.9 unweighted) in her four years of high school ... Biology Student of the Year and Spanish Student of the Year in 2004 ... three-year member of the National Honors Society ... Business Manager for high school newspaper.

Personal

Parents: Bill and Lori ... Siblings: Kate, Morgan and Abby.

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