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Sept. 29, 2006

Throughout the season, will feature question and answer sessions with Gamecock men’s soccer players, giving Carolina fans a chance to learn about about their favorite players off the field. Today’s subject is Ralph Pace, a senior midfielder and defender from Boston, Va. Pace earned all-Conference USA honors in 2005, his first season playing at Carolina after transferring from UMass. This season, Pace has played in six matches and started five times. He missed three matches with an ankle injury but returned to the field on Wednesday in the Gamecocks 2-0 win over No. 25 UAB and assisted on freshman Cory Lewis’ second goal. To find out what Ralph did over the summer and why he came to South Carolina read on…

1. The best thing about playing soccer at South Carolina is…
the competitive environment

2. I came to South Carolina because…
the warm weather and good soccer

3. What is your most memorable sports moment?
playing in high school soccer with my brother

4. What’s the TV show you never miss if you can help it?

5. If I weren’t playing soccer in college, I would…
still be going to school at the University of South Carolina

6. Favorite moment of a soccer match:

7. My first summer job was:
sandwich maker at deli

8. My favorite professional soccer team is:

9. The most interesting thing I did over the summer was:
World Cup

10. My main goal for this season is:
go to the Final Four

11. If you could have dinner with three people, who would it be?
Bob Marley, Mark Twain, Ricky Bobby