Spend a few moments with her, and before long, you’ll hear her giggling. Why so giddy, Brittney Gideon? “I’m just genuinely in love with my life right now.”
Tell Gabriela Vázquez to look angry, and she just won’t do it. (Smiling is her thing.) Mention her partner, and she glows. “He makes me feel beautiful.”
Teammates on UNLV’s women’s soccer team, the two have remarkable chemistry on and off the field. Of course, their personalities are evident: Selfies at Starbucks, providing words of encouragement as each one poses for individual photos, and an irrepressible urge to smile.