Meet the Pack: Freshman Goalkeeper Melanie Bertrand
Oct. 13, 2011
NAME: Melanie Bertrand
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.