Off The Field With Vittoria Arnold


Vittoria Arnold
Nov. 12, 2014

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 senior goalkeeper Vittoria Arnold.

Senior goalkeeper Vittoria Arnold left her mark on the TCU record book. She finished her collegiate career ranking first in goals against average (1.08) and tied for first in shutouts with 18. Her 4,833 minutes in goal ranks fourth, while her 248 saves also rank fourth all-time. In her final season, she finished the season ranked second in save percentage in the Big 12. She was named Defensive Player of the Week on September 9.

About Vittoria:
Favorite Premier League
Tottenham

Favorite Soccer Athlete
Briana Scurry

Favorite personal soccer memory
Winning nationals when I was 16

Favorite World Cup memory
Tim Howard's 18 saves vs. Belgium

Favorite TV Show Scandal

If you could take three things to a deserted island, what would they be?
Matches, knife and a flare gun

Do you have any game day superstitions?
I always pray with my dad before every match.

What's your favorite motivational quote?
"Get rich or die trying" - 50 cent

If you could have any super power what would it be and why?
Telepathy. I would love to be able to move objects with my mind.

Why did you choose TCU?
I loved the coaching staff. Growing up, I played club soccer for Ryan (Higginbotham).

When did you start playing soccer?
When I was seven years old.

 

 

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