November 22, 2010

GETTING TO KNOW: SOPHOMORE BRAD SEYMOUR

RICHMOND, Va. - The resurgency of the VCU men's soccer program began this past fall under tutelage of Dave Giffard and his staff. The Rams' backline was the story of the season, holding opponents to just 0.79 to boast one of the best defenses in a very tough CAA.

Sophomore Brad Seymour was a big part of that stifling defense, starting all 19 games for the Black & Gold. Before heading into his offseason, Seymour sat down with VCU Athletic Communications Student Assistant Scott Wyant to let us know a little more about himself.

SW: What made you decide to come to VCU?
BS: The opportunity to get a great education, while playing at the highest level.

SW: If you got a free ticket to any event what would you choose?
BS: Watch the U.S. play in the World Cup

SW: Do you have any pre-game superstitions?
BS: Eat a snickers

SW: Who has had the biggest influence on your soccer career?
BS: Playing under Leigh Cowlishaw

SW: What is your greatest accomplishment on the pitch?
BS: Captaining my club team to the Academy playoffs in California

SW: Is there anyone you model your play after?
BS: Jay DeMerit

SW: Who is the funniest player/coach on the team?
BS: Jack Van Arsdale/Ryan Horn

QUICK HITS

Favorite thing to do in Richmond: Go to Carytown
Class this semester: Mentoring…hands down
What do you hope your career is 10 years from now: Hopefully something I enjoy doing in the business world
Dream Vacation: Go to Europe
Describe your team in one word: Diverse
What is the most played song on your iPod right now? Soundtrack to my Life- Kid Cudi
Favorite quote: "play for the name on the front of the jersey, and they'll remember the name on the back" Lionel Messi



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