Countdown to Sooner Soccer: 23 Days

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
JULY 31, 2013

COUNTDOWN to 2013: 23 Days
Katie Sheinfeld

The countdown to the 2013 soccer season continues today, with only 23 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 Katie Sheinfeld of Dallas, Texas, and Devin Barrett.

1. Nickname ... Sheiny

2. Biggest Compliment given ... The head coach at my high school told me that his little daughter looks up to me both as a person and a soccer player.

3. Biggest influence on your life ... My older brother, Michael. He has taught me to pursue every dream and have fun doing it.

4. Strengths ... Hard worker, committed, always on time

5. Weaknesses
... Messy, impatient

6. Favorite Candy ... Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

7. Do you have any heroes?

My parents

8. Do you have any hobbies, if so, please list them ...
Cooking, working out and shopping.

9. Name three people (famous, relatives, friends) you would invite to dinner?
Patrick Dempsey, Dirk Nowitzki, Blake Shelton

10. What is the last song downloaded on your IPod?
"Treasure," Bruno Mars

11. Favorite Movie ..."Silver Linings Playbook"

12. Favorite TV show ... Grey's Anatomy

13. Tell us something that we don't know about you?
When I was in high school, I pole vaulted for the school track team.

14. Describe yourself in five words ... Dedicated, friendly, caring, laughs a lot, sarcastic

15. In five years, I will be ... attending grad school to get my degree in nutrition science.



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.

Katie Sheinfeld Bio Brief
A Purdue transfer hailing from Dallas, Texas, Sheinfeld was a two-sport standout in soccer and track at Greenhill H.S. Her high school team was an ESPN Rise Top 50 team nationally in 2009. In addition, Sheinfeld helped lead her club team to the 2010 Final Four in Raleigh, N.C.

Soccer 101 with Elise
What teams do you support?

Real Madrid, Dalls Mavericks, Philadelphia Eagles and Texas Rangers

I play a bit like...
Abby Wambach. I head the ball a lot.

What is your best highlight moment? Your dream highlight moment?
My best highlight moment was when I was a freshman and my high school team won the state championship. My dream highlight moment would be to win an NCAA championship.




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