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Know a Newcomer: Daniel Kohen



With five newcomers joining the Wisconsin mens soccer team this fall, UWBadgers.com took the time to get to know the new Badgers in time for the start of the 2009 season. Today we meet freshman defender athid=66141&deptid=122"> --> Daniel Kohen , of Los Angeles, Calif.

Why Wisconsin
Why not Its a great school with a great athletics program.

What are you expecting out of your first season at UW
An experience of a lifetime.

What goals do you have for the upcoming season
To win the Big Ten, make the NCAA tournament and go as far as possible.

How did you spend your summer
Playing for Maccabi USA in Isreal.

What is the strongest part of your game
Defending, speed, my heading and my long throw-ins.

What is your favorite thing about Madison

What are your pregame rituals

How do you spend your free time
Playing all kinds of sports, chilling and just enjoying life.

Outside of soccer, what is your best talent
Playing the drums.

Favorite soccer club: Liverpool F.C., FC Barcelona, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Maccabi Haifa

Favorite food: Pita and hummus

Favorite band/artist: Who else but Matisyahu!

Favorite movie: Dont Mess With The Zohan

Favorite TV show: Entourage

Favorite pro athlete: Steven Gerrard (of Liverpool F.C.) and Kobe Bryant

Best song to listen to before a game: Till I Collapse by Eminem

Best sports memory: Playing in the Milk Cup finals against Manchester United in Ireland

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