|If You Only Knew ... 19th Edition
The Sooners closed out the spring schedule on April 28 with a 0-0 tie at SMU. OU opened the offseason on March 30 with a 3-0 win over Oral Roberts at home and followed it up with a 1-1 tie at Tulsa on April 14 and a 2-0 win over Arkansas on April 21.
In preparation for the fall slate, which was released on May 14, SoonerSports.com will highlight each of the players on the 2012 squad.
Some of the questions and answers will be soccer related, while others will help fans get to know the Sooners better.
The 19th and final edition of the returning players takes a look at senior goalkeeper Kelsey Devonshire. Read more about her soccer career on the right and get to know her better below:
1. Nickname ... Poodle.
2. Biggest Compliment given ... That I am the best PK (penalty kick) stopper in Texas.
3. Biggest Influence on your life ... My parents.
4. Strengths ... Athleticism and willingness.
5. Weaknesses ... My size, but my athleticism makes up for it.
6. Favorite Candy ...Take 5.
7. Dream holiday ... Spring Break in Thailand.
8. Do you have any heroes? My mom.
9. Do you have any hobbies, if so, please list them ... Mountain Biking and the slug-bug game.
10. Name three people (famous, relatives, friends) you would invite to dinner? My Mom, Celine Dion and Hope Solo.
11. Who is the biggest joker on the team? Sam Howell.
12. What is the last song downloaded on your IPod? Slam the Heartbeat (Childish Gambino x Zedd) ... Styles & Complete.
13. Favorite Movie ...Transformers.
14. Favorite TV show ...United States of Tara, Breaking Bad and Spartacus.
15. Tell us something that we don't know about you? I have 32 pairs of sunglasses.
16. Describe yourself in five words ... Human, determined, and always worth it.
17. In five years, I will be ... Playing soccer, hopefully. But if not I hope to have a job and house of my own.
Kelsey Devonshire Bio Brief:
Devonshire has started in the Sooners' goal each of the last three years (61 starts) and looks to make it four straight seasons in 2012. She ranks third all-time at Oklahoma with 14 shutouts after starting her career with six as a true freshman in 2009. She followed that up with six more blankings in 2010 as the Sooners made the program's second NCAA tournament appearance.
Devonshire earned four letters playing soccer at Richland Senior High School where she served as the team captain during 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 seasons. She received all-district freshman honors in 2005-06 and was also the team MVP that year. After the 2007-2008 season, she was named the District 5-5A Goalkeeper of the Year. Devonshire also participated in the U.S. Soccer U-19 Region III camp in June 2009.
Some Sport Related Questions
1. What team(s) do you support? ... Dallas Mavericks, Dallas Stars, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Steelers and USA soccer.
2. I play a bit like (example of a player) ... Mighty Mouse.
If You Only Knew Archive:
1st Edition - Katharine Nutman
2nd Edition - Carley Yates
3rd Edition - Kali Fournier
4th Edition - Carrie Whigham
5th Edition - Hannah Gordon
6th Edition - Samantha Howell
7th Edition - Kelly Price
8th Edition - Caitlin Mooney
9th Edition - Alison Farrell
10th Edition - Abby Hodgen
11th Edition - Brianna Turang
12th Edition - Amy Petrikin
13th Edition - Annalisa Hall
14th Edition - Bailey Boulware
15th Edition - Emily Bowman
16th Edition - Kathryn Watson
17th Edition - Zoe Dickson
18th Edition - Molly Richey