Get to know: Chloe McDaniel

    Matadors Chloe McDaniel defending the goal against the University of Tulsa  Hurricanes on Friday, September 20, 2013 at California State University Northridge in Northridge, Calif. The Matadors won a 1-0 victory over the Hurricanes. Photo credit: David Hawkins / Daily Sundial
    Matadors Chloe McDaniel defending the goal against the University of Tulsa Hurricanes on Friday, September 20, 2013 at California State University Northridge in Northridge, Calif. The Matadors won a 1-0 victory over the Hurricanes. Photo credit: David Hawkins / Daily Sundial

    Major: Kinesiology- Exercise Science

    Minor: None

     

    Favorites:

    Food: Mashed Potatoes and Gravy/ Pickles

    Band:Goo Goo Dolls

    Athlete: Tobin Heath

    Sports Team: US Women’s National Soccer Team

    Life:

    Hardest part about being a student athlete: Motivating yourself to do well in classroom and on the field

    Greatest Accomplishment: Making it to the NCAA tournament

    Hobbies: Watching Movies when I have time

     

    Soccer:

    Best part of my game: Playing with Energy

    Part of my game that needs improvement: Staying composed while having energy

    Best player I’ve played against: Alex Morgan/Hope Solo/Megan Rapione/Sydney Leroux

    Player I model my game after: No one

    Pre-game rituals: The team does a scream to get all nerves out and spit into a team circle

    Difference between this year’s women’s soccer team and previous ones: This year we are more youthful, but have lots of speed

     

    Goals:

    Team: To win the Big West Conference again!

    Personal: To score goals

     

    Extras:

    Other sports played: Gymnastics/Cheerleading/Volleyball

    When I started playing soccer: 4 years old

    How I stay in shape during off-season: Play with the LA Strikers in the W-League

    Life after CSUN: To gain job experience in athletic administration, and receive my masters in sports management

    Where I imagine myself in 10 years: At a Division-1 school, working in athletic administration