In the coming weeks, the University of Richmond women’s soccer team will highlight members of the 2017 signing class through a “Getting to Know” segment on RichmondSpiders.com.
Name: Katie Tritt
Hometown: Fredericks, Va.
High School: Riverbend
Coach Peter Albright on Tritt: “Katie is a very good athlete and competitor. Strong and fast, she loves the competitive moments and physical play that characterizes many of our A-10 battles. She is very coachable and brings a fearless recklessness to the attack. I think that Katie will has the capacity to make some noise in the first group as a first year player.”
At what age did you begin playing soccer: 4 years old
Why do you love playing soccer?: I forget about everything when I play. I could have a bad day, and go play soccer and forget about everything. It is such an outlet and escape.
Why Richmond?: I decided to come to Richmond to join a successful soccer program and great business school.
What are you most excited about about when thinking of joining the Spider Family?: I am most excited about traveling for away games!
If you were granted one wish, what you want it to be?: To always be HAPPY!
If you could have dinner with anyone celebrity, who and why?: Beyonce – She’s GREAT
What is your dream job?: Professional soccer player
Where do you like sitting on the bus for road trips?: The BACK!
What is you least favorite household chore?: Cleaning the blinds
What is your favorite…
Soccer memory: Scoring five goals in one game
Athlete: Russell Wilson and Jackie Robinson
Professional Soccer Player: Alex Morgan
Sports Team: U.S. Women’s National Team and Ravens
Vacation spot: Bahamas
Food: Pasta, Chips and Queso
Movie: Something Borrowed or Endless Love