Countdown to Sooner Soccer: 21 Days

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
AUGUST 02, 2013

COUNTDOWN to 2013: 21 Days
Madison Smith

The countdown to the 2013 soccer season continues today, with only 21 days left until the Sooners open the year on the road at Tennessee on August 23. The full schedule is available on the soccer page at

With the 2013 season fast approaching, will highlight each of the players on the 2013 squad. Each post will help fans get to know the Sooners better before watching them on the field this fall.

The seventh edition of the Countdown features defender Madison Smith from Edmond, Okla., and Kassidie Stade.

1. Nickname ... Red

2. Biggest Compliment given ... I don't know about this one. My friends tell me I'm pretty easy-going, I like that compliment!

3. Biggest influence on your life ... God. He's my savior!

4. Strengths ... Hardworking, driven, self-motivated

5. Weaknesses
... Stubborn, ditzy, easily distracted

6. Favorite Candy ... I love anything with a mass quantity of sugar

7. Do you have any heroes?

My family!

8. Do you have any hobbies, if so, please list them ...

9. Name three people (famous, relatives, friends) you would invite to dinner?
Ashton Kutcher, Ryan Gosling and Beyoncé.

10. What is the last song downloaded on your IPod?
Ed Sheeran's whole album.

11. Favorite Movie ..."The Incredibles"

12. Favorite TV show ... Duck Dynasty

13. Tell us something that we don't know about you?
I used to want to be a race car driver when I was a little kid.

14. Describe yourself in five words ... Goofy, outgoing, competitive, hardworking, happy.

15. In five years, I will be ... hopefully graduated and at least engaged, and probably paying bills. You know, grown-up stuff.


Countdown to 2013 Archive

2013 Soccer Season Tickets
Season tickets for this fall are now available to the public on! CLICK HERE for more information on how to join the Sooners this season at John Crain Field.

Madison Smith Bio Brief
Smith appeared in nine games as a freshman for OU and will look to increase her role on the field this season. A native Oklahoman, Smith led Deer Creek H.S. to a state title as a senior with 30 goals and 12 assists. She was named All-City Soccer Player of the Year in 2012 by The Oklahoman.

Soccer 101 with Madison
What teams do you support?

Team USA, the Sooners and the OKC Thunder

Biggest joker on the team?
Easily Kathryn Watson.

What is your best highlight moment? Your dream highlight moment?
Scoring in and winning big games--those are always awesome memories. My dream highlight is to win a Big 12 championship.





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