Welcome to the home of Univ. of Washington soccer star Kevin Forrest (left), the reigning Pac-10 Player of the Year and his roommate Matt Fischer (right), a second-team All-Pac-10 selection. The two were nice enough to invite SIOC to tour their crib. This is what we found...
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"It usually pretty clean," Forrest says, as the tour starts with the bedroom. He now shares a two- bedroom apartment with Fischer after living in the other "Soccer House," a dirty UW version of "Animal House" that wasn't quite suitable for SIOC.
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A picture symbolic of a critical moment during the season, Forrest had to place the ball at the penalty spot in the season finale against Oregon State, resulting in the game-winning goal in overtime that essentially sent Washington into the postseason.
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"I just wore this shirt yesterday," Forrest says, as he arranges his closet. A collection of soccer cleats rest comfortably hidden inside. After a perfect 8-0 start to the season -- the longest unbeaten and untied start in the country -- the Huskies peaked at No. 4 in the rankings.
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Forrest poses under a large piece of art which he calls an "IKEA special." He tells girls it's one-of-a-kind and occasionally tells them that he painted it himself. Occasionally they believe him.
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The view from the couch. Soccer is a mainstay on the screen and we're digging the mini guitar in the back.
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Fresh produce and a plethora of athletic beverages pack the refrigerator. Gotta love the watermelons and avocados, you don't see that everyday.
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As you'd expect in any soccer house, there are balls all over the place.
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Fischer, a central defender on the team, boasts a collection of soccer scarves. Forrest accuses his him of excessive play of online poker and Counter Strike.
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College apartment or Holiday Inn? A crystal clean bathroom and an abundant selection of towels make one wonder...
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An excellent choice of bathroom reading material, if we must say. And even some decorative scented candles to boot!
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