Katie Potts in action.

Getting to Know Katie Potts

Feb. 13, 2009

Senior Katie Potts is in her fourth season with the Irish women’s tennis squad. The Brookfield, Wisc. native has a career singles record of 67-32, and a career doubles record of 38-11. She finished her junior season with a record of 21-10, including 14-9 in dual action. In her 21 victories, 19 of them were obtained in straight sets. In addition, she started off her season with a seven match win streak and was ranked 82nd in the nation for nine weeks.

If you could be on any reality show, which would it be?

American Idol

What’s the most notable thing about your hometown?

Miller Brewing Company

What song do you love to listen to but are embarrassed to admit it?

Barbie Girl by Aqua

Do you have any pre-game rituals/superstitions?


If you were stranded on a deserted island, which three things would you want to have with you?

I would take a pillow, an unlimited supply of Starburst candy, and my bathing suit.

What is your most embarrassing moment on the court?

When I was 12 I put my skirt on backwards and had to ask the referee to change.

Describe your perfect day- who would you spend it with, what would you do, where would you be?

My perfect day would be spent at Lambeau Field with my family watching Brett Favre rejoin the Packers.

Where is your favorite place at Notre Dame?

The Grotto.

Do you have any nicknames?


Where do you want to be in 10 years?

Anywhere, as long as I am happy.

Which has been the biggest game of your career?

Notre Dame vs. Miami in 2006.

What is your cell-phone ring right now?

Love Song by Taylor Swift

Where is the greatest place your sport has taken you?


If you could trade places with your coach for a day, what would you do?

Wear sweats and sit in his office all day.

When you were little, who was your favorite cartoon character?


What’s your theme song?

Wanna Be A Balla by Lil’ Troy

Which artist takes up most of your iPod?

Britney Spears

What does being part of the Fighting Irish mean to you?

Being a part of the tradition.