Freshmen Files: Getting to Know Teresa Morrissey

Freshmen Files: Getting to Know Teresa Morrissey

With Rhode Island women's soccer welcoming 14 newcomers, will provide a getting-to-know series leading up to the home opener on Sunday, Sept. 8. The series completes today with freshman Teresa Morrissey.

Name: Teresa Morrissey
Hometown: Melbourne, Australia
Favorite Athlete: Pedro Rodriguez
Favorite Team: Barcelona FC
Major: Dietetics

When did you first start playing soccer?
About four years old!

What is your earliest memory or experience playing soccer?
When I was 11 I began playing in goal. I tried out for the Regional team and then the State team.

If you could vacation anywhere, where would it be?
I really want to go to California. I haven't been there yet!

What is your favorite song or artist to listen to before a game?
Eminem is definitely my favorite artist to listen to.

What is your favorite city?
Melbourne! Just because I love it so much and that's where I'm from.

How has the adjustment been coming from Australia to the U.S.?
The culture is a little different, but most of it is similar. The biggest adjustment is the fact that I came from this giant city to a small town, but I love it.

Aside from the necessities, what is one thing you could not go a day without?

What are the reasons you like being part of a sports team?
We're always together. We build each other up and use each other to make ourselves better.

What is your goal for the season?
I want us to win as many games as we can! As a goalkeeper I also want to become better every day and stop as many goals as I can.

The Rams welcome Sacred Heart to Kingston for the home opener tomorrow at 1:00 p.m.