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BEAR FACTS

Daria Potapova

Daria Potapova
A weekly Q&A with Baylor's student-athletes

April 29, 2004

Daria Potapova
Women's Tennis
Junior

When did you start playing your sport?
When I was 9 years old.

Who has had the greatest impact on your career?
My dad

If you could play against anyone in history, who would it be?
Steffi Graf

If you weren't playing the sport you are now, which sport would you want to play?
Soccer

What is the craziest pre-game ritual your or a teammate has used?
We sing a song.

Who are your favorite sports heroes?
Pete Sampras

Where is your favorite place to go after a game/event?
Home

What is the best venue you have ever played in?
Palm Springs

What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
When I play bad and I act dumb.

What has been your favorite class at Baylor?
Political Science

What single thing will you most miss about Baylor when you leave?
The team.

What is one thing you want to accomplish in college outside of sports?
I want to get a job.

What CD is in your player right now?
A mixed CD.

What is the last movie you watched?
13 Going on 30

Name one television series you won't miss.
The Real World

What is one thing you must pack when traveling?
My pajamas

What is your favorite meal?
Popcorn Shrimp

What is your advice to youngsters?
Play for yourself.

What is your favorite fast food?
McDonald's

What is the biggest challenge you have had to overcome?
To come all the way to America.

Name one thing that people would be surprised to learn about you.
I'm actually a nice person

Ice Cream or Yogurt?
Ice Cream

Playstation2 or Xbox?
Playstation

Movies or TV?
Movies

Surf or Ski?
Ski

Inflatable Judge or Bruiser?
Bruiser

Burger or Pizza?
Burger

Penland or Memorial?
Penland

CSI or Law & Order?
Neither

American Idol or The Apprentice?
American Idol

Sandals or Shoes?
Sandals

compiled by Chris Votaw, Athletic Media Relations student assistant

 

 

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