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Getting to Know Katy Colas
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 06/22/2012
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The best part of my game is… My work rate and running at the opponent’s defense with the ball at my feet.

I like play the forward position best… Because it allows me to be creative in the final third.

The best place I have ever traveled to play soccer is… Turks & Caicos

Over the summer, I worked on… my acceleration and defense to improve my game.

My favorite professional soccer team is… Barcelona

I love the World Cup because… Because it brings together opposing regions from around the world.

My favorite sport outside soccer is… Tennis

My favorite story about Coach Church was… When he had a praying mantis on his leg during a halftime talk and didn't realize until the end.

The people who have had the biggest influence on my soccer career are… My parents, my club coach Dave Nolan, my youth trainer Hugo Phan and my oldest brother who taught me to just love sports.

The professional soccer players’ game I could best compare my game to is…
Samuel Eto’o

My pre-game superstitions or rituals are… Nothing specific. But I am always jumping around.

My favorite athlete outside of soccer is… Lance Armstrong

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be…
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

My hobbies outside of soccer are… Biking, tennis, basketball, golfing, swimming, baking, shopping and traveling.

My best talent other than playing soccer is… Basketball

My favorite food is… Cereal

If I could star on a reality television show, it would be… Dancing with the Stars

A weird fact not many people might not know about myself is…
I stared in ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet junior year at my High School.

My secret addiction is… Peanut butter and banana

If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be… Sports Illustrated

If I could spend three hours doing anything, it would be… Practicing shooting

The weirdest noise I can make is… My scream when I am fouled really badly.

My favorite web site to visit is… Pintrest

My nickname is… Colas

My can’t miss television show is… Hart of Dixie

My favorite movie is… She’s the Man

My go to meal I can cook is… Chicken and pasta

I started playing soccer at age… Six

My favorite class I have taken at Duke so far is… American Dreams/American Realities with Gerald Wilson.

What I like best about Coach Church is… Is the value he places in the character of players

Duke is the best place to play collegiate soccer because… Of the girls on the team

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