Dedhams Sydney Stoll has immense speed and unmatched experience, a lethal combination. She has been on the field for Dedham since eighth grade and has been terrorizing back lines the whole time. A Brookline transplant, shes the only soccer player in Dedhams history to score 100 points, a feat she accomplished two weeks ago. In this weeks Q & A, shell tell you where to get a good plate of pasta in her hometown, what she respects about her parents and will even add a new bad joke to your arsenal
ON LIFEQ. Whats your favorite food and wheres the best place to get it in Dedham?
A. I absolutely love pasta and the best place to get it is Vinny Testas.
Q. Whats the worst injury youve suffered at the hands of your older brother?
A.Hes 21 and its become intense sometimes. I think the worst thing would be pushing me down the stairs or something.
Q. What quality do you respect the most about your parents?
A.My dads is probably dedication, because of soccer. Hes the one that takes me where I have to go no matter where it is. For my mom, she gives support. If I had a bad game or something, my dad wouldnt really care, my mom would say theres always another game.
Q. Whats the last song you couldnt stop humming?
A.The chorus from Fall Out Boys Sugar, Were Goin Down.
Q. Whats the worst joke you know?
A.Do you want to hear a construction joke? Hold on, Im working on it.
ON SCHOOLQ. Whats your favorite all-time summer reading book?
A.Its called Drowning Anna. Its good, but its about a teenage girl growing up and its kind of depressing with suicide and stuff.
Q. Whats the worst thing about school social life?
A.Gossip. Just when people talk about each other all the time, its bad.
Q. Do you have a picture hanging in your locker?
A.No, just a mirror.
ON SPORTSQ. Whats the worst injury youve had to come back from?
A.I broke my foot when I was 13. At first I broke it, and it ended up getting worse when it was in a cast. I had to have surgery and get a screw put in my foot.
Q. Fill in the sentence. Sydney Stoll can be shut down if:
A.She keeps her back towards goal.
Q. Was there a moment when you realized that you were pretty good at soccer?
A.Thats probably when I got to join the Olympic Development team when I was 15. I didnt have to try out for the team, everybody else had to though.
Q. Do you have anything you tell yourself before you step on the field?
A.My friend Erin [McGassigan] and I say to ourselves Go out, play hard, and do well.