Women’s soccer freshman forward Eryn Brown scored twice in last week’s 3-0 win over Weber State, bringing her season total to five goals.
Athlete of the Week: Eryn Brown
Women’s soccer freshman forward Eryn Brown scored twice in last week’s 3-0 win over Weber State, bringing her season total to five goals. With four of her knocks coming during conference play, she is now one of the leading contenders for this year’s Big Sky Conference Golden Boot award.
Following Sunday’s win over Idaho State at Hillsboro Stadium, Brown took some time to tell us a little about herself.
Vanguard: How did it feel to be among the top contenders for the Big Sky’s Golden Boot?
Eryn Brown: It feels really good. I am really excited about it, especially coming in as a freshman. It’s really fun.
V: Why did you choose to come to Portland State?
EB: I came to Portland State because it’s close to where I live in Camas, Wash., and I love the city. Also, I knew head coach Laura Schott and I was comfortable with the whole team.
V: What has been your best moment on the pitch?
EB: Probably my goal at home against Eastern Washington in the first conference game of
V: If you could change one of your sport’s rules, what would it be?
V: What is your greatest strength?
EB: Probably my speed or my shot.
V: What is your favorite place to eat around campus?
EB: Anywhere that has Asian food. Thai food is my favorite.
V: What is your favorite thing to do around Portland?
EB: I love to go dancing and shopping.
V: What is your most embarrassing on-field moment?
EB: Maybe being taken out really hard.
V: Do you have any hidden talents?
EB: I am a really good rapper.
V: Do you have any nicknames?
EB: Well, one of my nicknames is Brownie because my old coach used to call me that since my last name’s Brown. And a girl on my old team used to call me E-Breezy, because she is weird.
V: What is the last thing you cooked?
EB: Top Ramen.
V: If you could attend one sporting event anywhere, what would it be?
EB: The World Cup for sure, or an Arsenal game.
V: What has been your favorite class at Portland State?
EB: Probably a business class, since that is going to be my major.
V: If you could have dinner with three people from history—alive, dead or fictional—who would they be?
EB: Mia Hamm, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.
V: Do you read the Vanguard?
EB: From time to time, when people show me stuff in it.
V: What song are you most likely to sing at karaoke?
EB: ‘N Sync or Backstreet Boys.
V: What is the first item you would buy if you won the lottery?
EB: Probably a really cool car, like an Infiniti G35
V: What is the last thing you read?
EB: My business class textbook.
V: Do you have a favorite superhero?
EB: I don’t know; I don’t really like reading comic books.
This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity.