Bruin Profile - Natasha Watley

Natasha Watley

Sport: Softball

Year: Junior
Position: Shortstop
Hometown: Irvine, CA

High School: Woodbridge HS

Past Profiles
* Ashley Bowles
* Brandon Kay
* Tairia Mims
* Malika Leatham

* 2000-01 Profiles
* 1999-2000 Profiles

How old were you when you first started playing softball?

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Playing in the College World Series two years in a row

Where was the toughest place you have ever played?
Oklahoma Hall of Fame Stadium

Who is the best player you have played against?
Lisa Fernandez

If you could be a professional athlete in any other sport except softball, who would you be and why?
Tiger Woods because he makes all the money

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
I listen to music.

What was your most embarrassing moment in a game?
Diving into second base and having my legs flip over my head

What is your favorite sport other than softball?

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?
Love and Basketball

What is your favorite genre of music?
Hip-hop and R&B

What is the last CD you bought?

Why did you come to UCLA?
It is the best school in athletics and academics.

What is your favorite book?
Cheaters by Eric Jerome Dickey

Who do you admire most in life and why?
My parents because they are the hardest-working people I know

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be?
Janet Jackson

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
Jamola from Baskin Robbins

If you could invite someone famous over to dinner, who would it be?
Shaquille O'Neal

What is your pet peeve?
Beating around the bush - just get straight to the point!

What is your favorite color?

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Listen to music and dance

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