Last week we introduced you to Rika Park who hails from Fujieda Shi-Shizouka, Japan, and next week we’ll learn more about freshman Laura Hendee.
Be sure to follow the team on Twitter (@hurricanesports) as the Hurricanes travel to Knoxville, Tenn., this week to compete in the Mercedes-Benz Women's Collegiate.
Name: Carina Cuculiza
Hometown: Managua, Nicaragua
High School: Lincoln International Academy
Major: International Finance & Marketing
I’m a Hurricane because… this program has won five national championships and I think we are the best.
At the U, I’ve learned so much from (name a coach or teammate): Coach Rizzo
The most influential person in my life is: my mom Teresa and dad Rolando
One thing that everyone should know about Miami Golf: We are really good.
My favorite thing about being part of the U family is: being at a place with lots of sunshine.
My favorite golfer is: Dustin Johnson
My favorite midnight snack: I love chocolate cake!
My favorite class is: Finance
My favorite cartoon when I was growing up was: Tom and Jerry
My favorite athlete in another sport: Roger Federer
My favorite pro sports team(s): Miami Heat
My favorite song right now: 50 Ways to Say Goodbye by Train
If I could play any other sport at UM, it would be: Tennis
The actress I would want to play me in a movie is: Audrey Hepburn
If I was a superhero, my name would be: Super Giggles and my
super power would be: flying and invisibility.
I hate to admit it, but I love: not doing anything.
The farthest place from home I’ve been is: Germany
People might be surprised to know I: have three passports
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be: my mom
Most embarrassing moment: having a golf club fly from my hands while everyone was watching.
When I was little, I wanted to be: a doctor.
Now my dream job is: to be a professional golfer.
About my teammates:
Most competitive: Rika Park
Best dressed: Leticia Ras-Anderica
Most intellectual: Laura Hendee
Most outspoken: Christina Ocampo
Will surprise the most people this season: Rika Park
Most likely to win Dancing with the Stars: Lauren Riehle
Most likely to win American Idol: Leticia Ras-Anderica
Most likely to bring down the house at a comedy club: Christina Ocampo
Most likely to make a stupid remark in a team meeting: Christina Ocampo
Has the messiest locker: Rika Park
Has the cleanest locker: Laura Hendee
Will be on a reality show: Lauren Riehle
Will be a head coach someday: Rika Park
Most likely to be president: Laura Hendee