Getting to Know: Linda Rosas

Linda Rosas

Linda Rosas
Aug. 8, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior women's soccer player Linda Rosas.

NAME:
Linda Isela Rosas                               

HOMETOWN: Granada Hills, Calif.

MAJOR: law and legal studies

DESCRIBE COACH McDERMOTT: She’s a pusher: in a good way. She’s pushed all of us individually and collectively.

FAVORITE ATHLETE: Tobin Heath and Tim Howard

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Women’s National Team

BEST PART OF ARMY SOCCER: Being a part of it.

FAVORITE FIELD TO PLAY IN: any field of friendly strife against Navy

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Colgate….and Navy

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: beating Navy during CLDT, at Ft. Bliss for CTLT with an Ordnance unit, and in Berlin, Germany at the U.S. Embassy during my AIAD.

TO RELAX, I: listen to reggae and picture myself in the future fulfilling my dream as an avid surfer or I kick the ball around and juggle.

FAVORITE MEAL: not breakfast

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Bali even though I’ve never been

MY IPOD HAS: 63 songs in it surprisingly; great songs though

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: the 5 hour pregame keeper warm up

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: the education and the people

DESCRIBE ARMY SOCCER: AWS is unlike any corp squad team at West Point. Our team culture and dynamic is different.

ARMY’S OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Katie Holder

ARMY’S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Sam Gottlieb

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Sam Gottlieb

WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM:  Candace Stewart

WHO IS THE FASTEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Candace Stewart

WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Erica Ndlovu

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Me?

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Penn State; I didn’t get to travel with the team for our final game in the first round of NCAA tournament my freshmen year due to academics. Getting another shot at them to make more history would be an awesome feeling.

I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: Zero because I don’t have one. If I did, I definitely would follow Marcia just to witness how technologically sound she is through social media.

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