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Introducing Nora Forbes: soccer goaltender

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NAME: Nora Forbes ’14

SPORT: Soccer

HOMETOWN: Edina, Minn.

HIGH SCHOOL: Edina High School

MAJOR: Biology

CONCENTRATION: Statistics

WHY I CHOSE ST. OLAF: The sense of community, the strength in the sciences, the soccer team and the fact that the campus smells like cookies

SOCCER HISTORY: Played varsity for four years at Edina High School. Played six games as a first year at St. Olaf. Started all 18 games sophomore year and was named All-MIAC Honorable Mention.

PRE-GAME RITUAL: I am always in the front of the line when we march out of the locker room. I do the same warm-up before every game. I always put my water bottle on the right side of the net.

FAVORITE PUMP-UP SONGS: “Silhouette” by Milkman

FAVORITE SPORTS MOVIE: “Remember the Titans”

FAVORITE TV SHOW: “Shark Week”

FAVORITE RESTAURANT: Tacoasis

THREE FAMOUS PERSONALITIES I’D HAVE OVER FOR DINNER: Giada De Laurentiis, so she could make dinner. John Mayer, so he could sing to me. Robin Williams, so he could make me laugh.

FAVORITE SPORT OTHER THAN SOCCER: Pole vaulting

RANDOM FACT: I’m a twin.

BIGGEST DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE SPORTS: The speed of play and the cohesiveness of the team

BEST ADVICE I’VE RECEIVED: Always give 100 percent of what you have to give … and YOLO.

GOAL FOR REMAINDER OF SEASON: Beat Carleton!

PLANS AFTER OLAF: Undecided