Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless ... Aaron Dupere
Aaron Dupere was third among freshmen nationally a year ago with a 0.78 GAA.
July 28, 2011
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- NavySports.com recently sat down with Navy sophomore goalkeeper Aaron Dupere to find out more about the men's soccer player from Royal Palm Beach, Fla. Dupere had a sensational freshman season, leading the Patriot League in GAA (0.78), while ranking third on the Navy single-season GAA list. His 0.78 GAA was the third-best nationally a year ago by a freshman. A true outdoorsman, Dupere is a fan of Bear Grylls (Man vs. Wild) and his favorite summer vacation is camping with his family.
The Navy men's soccer team opens its 2011 season on Friday, Aug. 26 with an 8:00 pm match a VCU and on Sunday, Aug. 28 at Old Dominion. The home opener will be the following Thursday (Sept. 1) against Fairleigh Dickinson beginning at 7:00 pm at the Glenn Warner Soccer Facility.
Best player I played against: Adam Dupere
Team I would Like to play: Maryland, I want to play the best teams possible
Dream Job: I want to work in Washington, D.C.
Best sporting event: Any Florida Marlins game
Best Book I ever read: Bear Grylls': Kid who Climbed Everest
My hometown is famous for: Playing polo
Famous alum from my High School: Sean Burnett (Washington Nationals Pitcher)
Best friend from another team: Bryan Lima (Virginia)
I chose Navy because: I wanted to do something different
What surprised me about the academy: The difficulty of the classes
Right now my service selection would be: Navy Pilot
After my Service commitment: I plan to go to graduate school
If I could trade places with one of my teammates: Guy Skord, so I can run the 8-minute mile-and-a-half
The best thing about Navy Soccer is: Friday night activities
Three people dead or alive I would have dinner with: Bear Grylls, A Fox news Anchorwoman and George Bush
Hobbies: Fishing and trying to play golf
Favorite summer vacation: Camping with my family
Favorite Food: Tree's Cajun wings
Favorite Movie: Dumb And Dumber
Favorite TV Show: Man vs Wild
Favorite Soccer Player: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid)
Favorite Pro Sports Team: Florida Marlins
Favorite Website: Facebook.com
Favorite Class at Navy: Chemistry
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