Off The Field With Jill Finnerty


Feb. 9, 2015

FORT WORTH - As preparations begin for the 2015 women's soccer team, we will get to know the members of the team off the field. This week's edition features midfielder Jill Finnerty.

Midfielder Jill Finnerty started all 19 games this past season. She totaled 1,519 minutes played and had one goal. Her lone goal was a penalty shot goal against Missouri. She also collected an assist in the game against Sam Houston State and one against Texas to bring her season point total to four.

About Jill:
Favorite Premier League
Man City

Favorite Soccer Athlete
Lionel Messi

Favorite personal soccer memory
Winning state cup in 2011.

Favorite World Cup Memory
Abby Wambach's goal against Brazil off of Megan Rapinoe's serve late in the game.

Facebook, Instagram or Twitter
Twitter

Favorite TV Show
Arthur

Favorite Pregame Music
Rap/Hip-Hop

What is one place you've never been that you would like to visit?
Australia

If you could take three things to a deserted island, what would they be?
Emma Heckendorn, matches and water.

What was your favorite Christmas present as a child?
Cabbage Patch Doll

What is your favorite motivational quote?
"The vision of a champion is bent over, drenched in sweat, at the point of exhaustion, when nobody else is looking." - Mia Hamm

If you could have any super power what would it be and why?
Teleportation

Why did you choose TCU?
I fell in love with TCU when I stepped on campus for the first time. Coach has a vision for the program and I wanted to be a part of that.

When did you start playing soccer?
At four years old.

 

 

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