Aug. 19, 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 junior women's soccer player Bailey Widman.
NAME: Bailey Widman
HOMETOWN: Virginia Beach, Va.
DESCRIBE COACH McDERMOTT: Genius. Mind reader. Philosopher.
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Dallas Friday
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Manchester United
BEST PART OF ARMY SOCCER: We are a family. On and off the field we have something special that I truly don't think other teams have. We are doing something of a greater purpose that bonds us together.
FAVORITE FIELD TO PLAY ON: Clinton Field, West Point, N.Y.
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: Obviously NAVY
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: CTLT at Ft Gordon, Internship in Congress and AWS Preseason/PIAD
TO RELAX, I: Wakeboard and go to the beach
FAVORITE MEAL: Wienerschnitzel
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Gaston, N.C.
MY IPOD HAS: EVERYTHING, minus Christmas music. I hate Christmas music
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: My pregame rituals and then just the game itself.
DESCRIBE ARMY SOCCER: We are motivated, hard working, relentless and adaptable.
ARMY'S OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Kayla Swasey
ARMY'S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2014 WILL BE: Lara Wilson
WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2014: Pam Wishart
WHO IS STRONGEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Candace Stewart. She could squat with a semi truck on her back
WHO IS THE FASTEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Katie Holder
WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Linda Rosas
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Sam Gottlieb, for sure.
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: I would want to play any team from a different country. Cultural differences are awesome to me.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: I'm not really sure how to work twitter yet, but I know I follow Marcia and Candace
2014 Getting to Know Archive