Meet the Pack: Freshman Goalkeeper Melanie Bertrand

Oct. 13, 2011

NAME: Melanie Bertrand

Height: 5-7

Position: Goal Keeper

Hometown: Rocklin, CA

The Wolf Pack soccer team is fun to watch this year because: We’re going to win!

For me to improve as a player I need to: Keep working hard.

My favorite pre-game ritual is: Listen to music.

My teammates would best describe me as: The freshman goalie.

The best place on campus is: The Food Court!

What I like most about my hometown is: I have lived there my whole life and grew up with all of my friends.

Favorite thing about being at Nevada is: Getting to play soccer!

If I wasn't playing college soccer I would be: Bored!

A place I've never been but would love to visit: Europe

One moment in history I wish I could have seen: When there were dinosaurs!

Favorite class: Not sure yet.

Favorite food: Cheesecake!!

Least favorite food: Broccoli.

Favorite color: Purple.

Favorite movie: The Hangover.

Favorite actor: Gerard Butler.

Favorite actress: Jennifer Anniston.

Favorite TV show: Desperate Housewives.

Most prized possession: My cat!

Where I want to be 10 years from now: With a job and a family.

If I could add one team to the schedule it would be and why: Clemson, because my best friend plays there!

Favorite singer or group: BEYONCE!

I wear my number because: Number 1 is the best!

Favorite song: Anything by Beyonce!

Favorite junk food: Ben & Jerrys ice cream!

Most impressive people you know: My parents.

Person you would most like to trade places with for a day: Beyonce.

Person who has most influenced your athletic career: My parents.

The best advice you have ever been given: If you’re not first, you’re last.

Why did you choose to attend Nevada: I love the campus and the location, and the fact that I get to play soccer here helps!



The best book I have ever read: Harry Potter!

Something people would be surprised to know about me: I’m left handed!

If I could have dinner with any two people it would be: Chelsea Handler and Chuy.

My greatest athletic accomplishment to date is: Winning the National Championships in High School.

If I won $1 million I would: Buy a car!

A friend from another college soccer team is: Candace Edwards, University of Arizona.

The athlete I admire most: Hope Solo.

My favorite sport other than soccer is: Volleyball.

If you could have any car, what would it be: an Aston Martin.

My advice to kids is: Don’t stop because something is difficult.

What is in your CD player right now: Songs.

What was your favorite childhood toy: Barbies!

My biggest fan: My parents.

Individual goals for the season: Get stronger!

Biggest pet peeve: When people crack there knuckles.

Earliest soccer memory: Being 6 and having my dad coach me.

If I could be on a reality TV show it would be: Jersey Shore!

Extreme sport I would like to try: Sky diving.

If stranded on a desert island, three things I would take with me: My house, my phone, and my cat.

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