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Meet The Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless ... Wes Powell

Wes Powell would like to have witnessed the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Aug. 5, 2011

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- recently sat down with Navy senior forward Wes Powell to find out more about the men's soccer player from Jackson, N.J. Powell is a two-time member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll and is one of three players in school history with two Golden Goals, including one against Army in the 2009 season.

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.

Nickname: Wes

Superstitions: None

Team I Would Like to Play Not on Our Schedule: Air Force

Dream Job: Rally Car Driver

Biggest Fear: Being Afraid

Best Sporting Event I Have Ever Attended: Manchester United vs. Juventus

I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed: The Apollo 11 moon landing

Best Book I Have Ever Read Is: The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman

My Hometown is Famous For: Six Flags Great Adventure

In 10 Years, I See Myself: There's no way to see that far ahead

Best Friend From Another Team: R.J. Allen (Monmouth)

People Would Be Surprised to Know That: I come from an all-Army family

Why Did You Choose Navy: The opportunities

What Has Surprised Me The Most About The Academy Is: How much of a difference Friday night liberty makes

Right Now My Service Selection Would Be: I service selected submarines on March 28

I Could Trade Places With One Of My Teammates It Would Be: Eric Wootten

Best Thing About Playing Navy Soccer: The guys on the team

Three People (Dead or Alive) You Would Like To Have Dinner With: Jim Thorpe, Genghis Khan, Johann Carl Friedrich Gauss

Hobbies: Driving, sports, music

Prized Possession: My car

Most Memorable Sports Moment: My game-winner against Army

My Favorite Summer Vacation Was: Surface cruise on the FFG 52

Favorite Food: A good omelette

Favorite Movie: For A Few Dollars More

Favorite TV Show: Dexter

Favorite Pro Athlete: Shaun White

Favorite Soccer Player: Nani (Manchester United)

Favorite Website:

Favorite Class at I Have Taken at Navy: Physics with Lt. Wathen (retired)




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