Homecoming spotlight – Coe Roberts
Keep your eye on the eye, CoeBy Ian CroppDaily Sports WriterCoe Roberts is a senior on the Eagle Valley soccer squad. He has been playing soccer since he was 5, and this is his second year on the varsity squad. For more on Coe, read on:Date of Birth: Oct. 10, 1987Born in: VailParents: Sandy and JimPosition: Stopper
Why are you pumped up for Homecoming: “The whole rivalry with Battle Mountain.”Most embarrassing moment in soccer: “I’ve scored on us once. There was a cross coming, and I tried to get in front of it, and it went in the goal.”What do you like about your coach Chad Sloniker?: “He’s got us a lot more disciplined than in the past. He has all these different drills that we have never had before.”Best moment in soccer: “Last year when we were playing Battle Mountain, your keeper went too far out and they crossed it and I went back, and headed it out of the goal and collided with this other guy.”Favorite school subject: WeightliftingPlans for next year: “College at either Ft. Lewis, Western, or Wyoming and study something like sports medicine.”Favorite sports teams: Colorado Rapids and Colorado AvalancheFavorite nation soccer team other than U.S?: BrazilWhat do you do in your free time?: “Climb and ski in the winter.”
Powder day destination: “Well I’m on ski patrol, so if I’m not working on a power day, I’ll hit Beaver Creek.”Favorite Movie: Wedding CrashersFavorite Actor: Sean ConneryLeast favorite word: “There are some ugly words out there.”Favorite word: SweetWhere is your happy place?: “In front of my TV.”What sound do you love?: “A goal being scored.”Favorite food: Pizza or Chinese
Craziest thing you’ve had to eat?: “A pig eye. My dad and I were hanging out at the Red Sky Ranch with some guys we know and they cut out the eye ball and gave it to me.”Thoughts on Rocky Mountain Oysters: “They tasted not so good at all.”If you had one superpower what would it be?: InvisibilityPlace you’d like to visit: SpainFavorite communist country of all time: USSRIf you could live in an era other than now, when would it be?: “Medieval England because they have knights and you can carry around a sword.”If you had a free day tomorrow, what would you do: “I’d get my bouldering pad and go climbing.”Sports Writer Ian Cropp can be reached at 949-0555, ext. 608, or firstname.lastname@example.org.Vail, Colorado
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