EXTRA TIME: Meet Freshman Forward/Midfielder Nicole Ulrich...

2013 Nicole Ulrich As part of a weekly series, FullertonTitans.com will introduce you to some of the new faces on the Cal State Fullerton women's soccer team in a little feature we like to call "Extra Time." This week, we introduce you to freshman forward/midfielder Nicole Ulrich from Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (Trabuco Hills HS).

A four-year letter winner for the Mustangs, Ulrich helped lead Trabuco Hills HS to back-to-back South Coast League titles in 2009 and 2010 and a CIF Division I quarterfinals appearance in 2011.

"SHORT SHOTS"

Q: One thing you can't live without...
A: Coconut Water

Q: Favorite game show...
A: The Price is Right

Q: Favorite movie...
A: "Bridesmaids"

Q: Favorite actor...
A: Ryan Gosling

Q: Favorite actress...
A: Melissa McCarthy

Q: Favorite TV show...
A: "New Girl"

"EXPLAIN YOURSELF"

Q: I became a Titan because...
A: I loved the program, the team, and the coaching staff. Everything about Cal State Fullerton felt like home and I feel real comfortable here.

Q: Cal State Fullerton soccer will be fun to watch in this year because...
A: Our team is very well-rounded and I feel like we play together as a unit. I think we'll go far this season.

Q: My favorite pregame ritual is...
A: Dancing in the locker room.

Q: The best advice I have ever received/the worst advice I have ever received is...
A: The best piece of advice is to hit someone before you get hit. Worst advice is "not think about it."

Q: The toughest team I have ever played against...
A: Breakaway

Q: The most memorable place I have ever played a soccer match...
A: The las club match I played in because it was the last time playing with my club team, which I have spent almost my whole club career with.

Q: What has been the hardest, most surprising, thing about transitioning from high school to college...
A: The play is way faster and more physical than high school soccer.

Q: When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up...
A: I wanted to be a vet because I loved animals.

Q: The team I would most like Coach Brown to add to the schedule...
A: North Carolina because it would be cool to play the top program in the country.

Q: If I could play a sport OTHER than soccer, it would be...
A: Volleyball because I'm tall and it seems fun.

Q: In 10 years, I would like to be...
A: Married with a family.

Q: If I were stranded on a desert island, and I could only bring one thing, it would be...
A: My water jug because I couldn't survive without it.

Q: I would like to switch places for one day with...
A: Oprah. It would be cool to live like her for a day.

Q: My favorite soccer moment was...
A: The feeling right after you score a goal or win a tough game.

Q: My favorite quote/saying by Coach Brown (so far)...
A: MFKZ... Mid-Field Kill Zone.

Q: If I could invite three famous people to dinner, I would choose...
A: Mia Hamm - because she is an inspiration to me as a soccer player... Adam Sandler - because he would make me laugh... Beyonce - she seems very inspirational and easy to get along with.

Q: If I could have a super hero power it would be...
A: Being able to read minds. I'd like to know what people are thinking.