Cougar of the Week: Adrian Blackadar

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by Mai Hayashi
Scarlet Staff

Photo by Mai Hayashi

Name: Adrian Blackadar
Year: Senior
From: Rhode Island
Sport: Soccer
Position: Mid Fielder

Q. How long have you been playing soccer?

A. When I was a year old, my parents held me and let me kick a ball. I was in Brazil at the time, so it was a great environment to start playing soccer. After returning to Rhode Island, I joined a soccer team when I was 5 years old.

Q. What is the best thing about soccer?

A. I think it’s good for creating relationships with friends. I can also escape to soccer to de-stress. Of course, playing soccer is fun!

Q. It’s the middle of the soccer season right now. How is this season going so far?

A. We played 8 games, and it seems that this year is going really well so far. We won 5 times and tied 1 game.

Q. How often do you have practice? And when do you usually have games?

A. We have practice every day, and we play games on Wednesday and Saturday.

Q. What can we expect from your team this season?

A. We are a young team. We have 6 seniors now, so we have lots of experience. I think it will be better than last year. Our team goal is to become a champion in NEWMAC and win the tournament in NCAA.