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Getting to Know Katie Walter
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 08/17/2010
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The best part of my game is… Beating people one versus one.

I like my position best because… Center midfield -I like setting up plays and working with both the offense and defense. 

The best place I have ever traveled to play soccer is… England and Scotland. 

My first goal I ever scored was… I was on a recreational soccer team when I was three years old.  I don’t remember any details about it though. 

Over the summer, I worked on…  getting physically stronger and recovering from a concussion to improve my game.

My favorite professional soccer team is… DC United.

I love the World Cup because… You get to see the best soccer players in the world play. 

My favorite sport outside soccer is… Field hockey.

The person who has had the biggest influence on my soccer career is… My club coaches Bobby Lovelace and Pete Sadin.

My pre-game superstitions or rituals are… I have to have something with chocolate before I play.

My favorite athlete outside of soccer is… Rafael Nadal.

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be… France.

My hobbies outside of soccer are… Tennis, field hockey, ping pong, watching reality TV, baking and volunteering.

My best talent other than playing soccer is… My ambidexterity when playing ping pong and tennis.

My favorite food is… Macaroni and cheese.

My favorite cartoon is… Rocket Power.

If I could star on a reality television show, it would be… American Idol.

A weird fact not many people might not know about me is… I was born on Christmas Day.

My secret addiction is… Chocolate.

If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be… People Magazine.

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be… Spending time with my nephew.

My current ring tone is… One that comes with the iPhone.

My favorite web site to visit is…

My nickname is… Dubs.

My can’t miss television shows are… The Bachelor/The Bachelorette, Teen Mom, Grey’s Anatomy, Little People Big World, Kate Plus Eight.

My favorite movie is… The Lion King.

My go to meal I can cook is… Any kind of pasta.

I started playing soccer at age… 3. My older brother, Nick, got me started

Duke is the best place to play collegiate soccer because… It’s a great school for both academics and sports.