Women's Soccer

Getting to Know Sophomore Meaghan Nally

Aug. 31, 2017

WASHINGTON - The 11th-ranked Georgetown University women's soccer team arrived in California on Wednesday in advance of its game on Friday, Sept. 1 at No. 1 Stanford.

The Hoyas had a day of training today and we took the chance to sit down and get to know some of the team a bit more. This week, sophomore defender Meaghan Nally (Herndon, Va./South Lakes) sat down with GuHOyas.com to talk about her background and some of her favorite things.

FAVORITE MEAL: Chick-Fil-A sandwich, medium fries, medium sweet tea, with four Chick-Fil-A sauces
FAVORITE DESSERT: Ben and Jerry's Tonight Dough
FAVORITE BAND: Justin Timberlake
FAVORITE MUSIC: Pop and Disney
FAVORITE SONG: Despacito
HOBBY: Laughing and dancing, but I'm not any good at dancing
CAREER GOAL: Play soccer, and then coach, and then be head of a club
FAVORITE PRO TEAM: Boston Red Sox
FAVORITE CURRENT ATHLETE: Tom Brady
MY NICKNAME IS: Nally (in public) and Foofy (around my family)
FAVORITE SAYING: "Be Happy," "Don't wish for it, work for it," and "Be yourself."
FAVORITE COACH SAYING: "You're like Forrest Gump on crack"
THREE DINNER GUESTS: Jimmy Fallon, Kate Middleton, and my friend Tanner
IF I COULD MEET ANYONE: Jimmy Fallon
FAVORITE PRESIDENT IN HISTORY: George Washington
FAVORITE HISTORICAL LEADER: George Washington
YOU'D BE SURPRISED TO KNOW: I am an only child
BEST SUMMER VACATION: Disneyland

Meaghan Nally

DREAM CAR: one that works, has good MPG, and best bang for the buck
FIRST CAR: Green Honda Pilot
FAVORITE ICE CREAM: Ben and Jerry's Tonight Show Dough
FAVORITE JUNK FOOD: Pumpkin Muffins
FAVORITE CANDY: Dark Chocolate and Swedish Fish
FAVORITE KIDS TOY: Nerf guns
THING I HATE THE MOST: complainers
BIGGEST FEAR: Forgetting my uniform/wallet/ID, basically anything important
PET PEEVE: people complaining about things and then not doing anything about it
IF I WAS COACH: No fitness testing
FAVORITE KIDS GAME: Lava Monster
(BOARD GAME): Rummikub
FAVORITE COLOR: Navy Blue
FAVORITE AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE: Space Mountain
SCARIEST AMUSEMENT PARK RIDE: Drop Towers
FAVORITE CLASS: Marketing
LEAST FAVORITE SUBJECT: Science
FAVORITE BOOK: The Hunger Games
FAVORITE MOVIE: Hercules (Disney Version)
FAVORITE ACTOR: John Krasinski
FAVORITE ACTRESS: Amy Poehler
WHAT MOM COOKS BEST: She's not really one with the kitchen, so… a trip to Chick-Fil-A
ONE LESSON FROM DAD: Work Hard.
MOM'S ADVICE: "Stop studying and go hang out with your friends."
FAVORITE TV SHOW: Parks and Recreation
REALITY SHOW I WOULD STAR: Amazing Race
IF I COULD LIVE ANYWHERE: Boston
FIRST TROPHY WAS FOR: Playing soccer
FIRST JOB AS A KID: Soccer coach
FAVORITE THING TO DO WITH MOM OR DAD: watch TV and talk about our days
FAVORITE VIDEO GAME: Mario Kart
FOOD I CAN'T STAND: There is no such thing
I'M UNBEATABLE AT/IN: Rummikub
MY INSPIRATION IS: My parents
WHY I CHOSE GEORGETOWN: The academics, the team, the athletics, the location, and the colors
BEST BIRTHDAY GIFT EVER: Trip to Holland and Germany
FAVORITE HOLIDAY: The whole month of December
I DON'T GO ANYWHERE WITHOUT: My water bottle
OTHER THAN MY PARENTS, BIGGEST INFLUENCE IN MY LIFE: My grandfather: Grampy Tripp
SOMETHING ELSE I WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW: I was student speaker at my high school graduation
BIGGEST SPORTS THRILL I PARTICIPATED: Beating Rutgers, UVA, and WVU
BIGGEST SPORTS THRILL I WITNESSED: Red Sox winning the world series in 2004
CELEBRITY I MET: The Sarah Trissel
CELEBRITY I WOULD LIKE TO MEET: Jimmy Fallon
WHAT I WOULD CHANGE IN THE WORLD: I just try to put a smile on as many people as I can each day.

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