Katie Simon hopes to help the Huskers inside as a redshirt freshman.
Photo by BreAnna Haessler/NU Media Relations

Q&A with Katie Simon

By NU Athletic Communications

Redshirt freshman Katie Simon has worked hard to earn playing time inside in her second season at Nebraska. The 6-2 forward from Roseville, Calif., has continued to improve on the court, while producing strong results in the classroom.

Katie took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions to provide a little bit more insight about her life off the court.

Favorite TV show as a kid: Boy Meets World
Favorite pro team: San Francisco Giants
Favorite sports movie: Either the Sandlot or Coach Carter
Favorite meal: My Grammy's Lasagna with salad and garlic bread
Favorite vegetable: Carrots
Favorite workout song: Live Tonight- Nelly Ft. Keri Hilson
Favorite class you've taken: History prior to 1877 with two of my good friends
What you would do with a time machine: Travel back in time to my childhood
Celebrity crush: Paul Walker
Something a lot of fans wouldn't know about you: I tend to twirl my foot (intentionally roll my ankles) occasionally throughout practice and games and it's gotten to the point where sometimes I don't even realize I'm doing it
When you're not competing, you like to: Hang out with friends and watch movies
Superpower you wish you had: The power to transport myself from one place to another
Best friend on the team: Rebecca Woodberry and Emily Cady
Why you chose Nebraska: I loved how genuine the people here seemed to be and how comfortable I felt while being around my future teammates and on campus.
Best thing about Nebraska: All of the dedicated/supportive fans
What you want to do after college: travel 


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