September 16, 2020

Getting to Know — Peter Van Euwen

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State men’s soccer team added 10 new members to the 2020-21 squad. Get to know Peter Van Euwen, a freshman goalkeeper from Avon Lake, Ohio.

If you could live anywhere, where would that be? Why?

I would live in Charleston, South Carolina, because it is warm and on the water. It is also my favorite city that I have been to in the United States.

How many pairs of shoes do you have? Favorite ones?

I have about 10 pairs of shoes and my favorite have to be my cleats because I wear them pretty much every day and they help me play the game I love.

What is your favorite restaurant? Favorite menu item?

My favorite restaurant is Chick-Fil-A and my favorite menu item is their chicken sandwich.

Morning person or night owl?

Night owl

What is your favorite go-to snack?


Are you a coffee person? If so, how do you take it?

I only drink coffee occasionally, but when I do I take it with lots of cream and lots of sugar.

Favorite pizza topping(s)?

Pepperoni and sausage

Favorite show to binge watch?

The Office

What is your favorite dipping sauce?


Summer or winter?


Would you rather drive or be the passenger?


What is your favorite holiday? Why?

My favorite holiday is Christmas because I love spending time with my family and partaking in our family traditions.

What is your favorite social media app?


What was your first job?


What was the first car you drove?

Subaru Outback

What was the first concert you attended?

I have never been to a concert.

What was your first pet? What was its name?

My first pet was a cat named Manny.

How did you get into your sport?

I signed up for soccer when I was really little and have loved playing ever since.

Who has helped you the most in your sport? How?

My parents and my coaches have helped me the most with their constant guidance and support.

Other than your sport, what sport do you like the most?

I love baseball and played all the way up until my sophomore year of high school.

What’s your favorite moment in your sport?

Winning the state and national championship with my high school team my senior year.

What is your favorite city/place your sport has taken you? Why?

My favorite place soccer has taken me is Jamaica. I went there with my high school team and we played Jamaican teams. It was awesome to see the passion that they had for the game.

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