|#25 Vanessa Kowalski
Midfielder/Forward - M/F
Hometown: Marshfield, Wis.
High School: Marshfield H.S. ('06)
Cobber Career Highlights
2008 - Started 5 of the 20 games played for the Cobbers...tallied 2 goals...held a .750 shot on goal percentage.
2007 - Played in 14 games for the Cobbers...scored 5 goals and tallied 2 assists.
2006 - Appeared in 19 games for Concordia...scored first career goal and notched first career assist
_______________The KOWALSKI File
Nickname: Nessa, Ness, V
Place I would most like to visit: Australia
Favorite food: Mexican
Favorite Restaurant: El Mezcal
Favorite movies: The Breakfast Club, Office Space,
V for Vendetta
Favorite TV show: Grey's Anatomy, Veronica Mars, Gilmore Girls, The Office
Favorite music groups: Augustana
Favorite book: Da Vinci Code
Favorite holiday: Thanksgiving
One thing I can't live without: Food
Best class ever taken at Concordia: Hitlers Germany
The three people I would most like to meet: Vincent Van Gogh, Albert Einstein, Pele
Nobody knows how much I like to: Sing in the shower
The biggest influence on my soccer career: My dad
If I were to play another sport, it would be: Rugby
Favorite pro sports team: Minnesota Twins
My dream job is: Pharmacist in a hospital or clinic
Before each game I: Listen to Music
What is your greatest fear? Brazillian Rice and Beans
What was the first CD you ever owned? Ace of Base
One thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40: Sky dive
If I could be on any TV reality show it would be: Amazing Race
The best thing about Fargo-Moorhead is: The bitter cold
This summer I: took a class at NDSU and studied for the PCAT
Favorite part of practice or game day: Circle time
My favorite thing about Concordia: my teammates
Favorite Coach Weiler quote: "This is a three ring circus...1, 2, 3" (while pointing to the refs)
Three-Time All Conference Honoree, plus All-Conference Honorable Mention as a freshman at Marshfield HS...daughter of Brad and Marry Kowalski...sisters Kristy and Sheryl...hobbies include watching movies, reading, playing sports with friends, spending time with friends and family...plans on attending grad school for pharmacy.
Why Did You Choose to Come to Concordia? “Good academic program, received academic scholarship and a chance to play soccer."
What do you like best about Concordia? "The People"