Getting to Know:

GO HUSKIES Kaitlyn Barrett
Kaitlyn Barrett

Jan. 29, 2014

The Northern Illinois University softball team is nine days away from its season opener against Louisville Feb. 7 in the FAU "Kickoff Classic" in Boca Raton, Fla. From now until Opening Day, Fans can get to know all 18 members of the NIU softball team on After getting to know the freshmen last week, fans can learn about the sophomores and juniors this week. Today's Huskie is Kaitlyn Barrett.

Favorite Movie:
Something Borrowed

Favorite Sports Movie:

Favorite Professional Athlete:
Yadier Molina

Best Sports Memory at NIU:
Being able to go to Miami for the Orange Bowl

Favorite Professional Sports Team:
St. Louis Cardinals

Favorite Cartoon (current or as a kid):

Favorite Book:
This Lullaby- Sarah Dessen

Favorite Music Artist:
Timeflies Tuesday

Favorite TV Show:
Pretty Little Liars

Biggest Celebrity Crush:
Chris Pine

Favorite Road Trip (sports or non-sports):
Going to the MAC Championship in 2012 at Ford Field in Detroit

Pintrest, social networking, reading, and cleaning

Dream Vacation:

If I Won the Lottery I Would...:
First help my parents pay off their mortgage and car loans and then save the rest

Favorite City:

Favorite Sport Outside of Softball:

Person Who Has Influenced Me Life the Most:
My parents

Someday I Would Like to Meet:

Favorite Quote:
"Never give up on something that you want. It's hard to wait, but it hurts more to regret."

Favorite Subject in School (K-8th Grade):

Favorite Class (High School or NIU):

Growing Up I Wanted to Be...:
A Physican Assistant or Physical Therapist




If I Could Have Dinner with Three People in History (not alive) it would be...:
John Wooden, Jackie Robinson, and my Grandpa Walsh

Greatest Childhood Fear:
Large dogs

Favorite Part About Being A Student-Athlete at NIU:
The athlete department is one big family

People Think I Look Like:
My twin sister, Kristyn Barrett

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