FRESHMAN SEASON (2008)
Showed her potential as a central defender for the Tigers as she made 15 appearances with 10 starts during her rookie season ... Cracked the starting lineup in each of the last 10 matches in 2008 ... Proved to be one of the top young defenders in the SEC ... A key contributor in the Tigers run to its second-straight SEC Western Division championship and second-straight at-large berth into the NCAA Tournament ... Credited with an assist on Michelle Makasini’s game-winning goal against Centenary on Sept. 14 ... Finished the season with one point ... A member of the top defensive unit in the SEC ... Helped the Tigers post a league-best 0.82 goals against average, while also limiting opponents to a league-low 0.85 goals per game ... Earned her first varsity letter.
PRIOR TO LSU
A tenacious defender who came to LSU with an impressive soccer background that includes a five-year stint with one of the nation's premier club teams in Eclipse Select ... Club team was ranked No. 1 in the nation by Soccer America and NationalSoccerRanking.com in 2007 ... Helped lead Eclipse Select to United States Youth Soccer Association Regional and National Championships in 2006 ... Also guided the team to the USYSA regional finals in 2005 and four Illinois State Cup titles from 2004-07 ... Was a member of the Region II Olympic Development Program Team in 2004 and 2005 ... Also competed as a member of the Illinois State ODP Team from 2002-05 ... Was a teammate of her sister, Chelsea, at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, Ill., as a freshman and sophomore ... Did not play high school soccer as a junior but joined the squad at Neuqua Valley High School for her senior season.
Full name is Brittany Lauren Potts ... Born on March 12, 1989 ... Stepfather's name is Marc and mother's name is Stephanie Dodson ... Father is Gary Potts ... Has a sister named Chelsea who is an All-SEC defender on the soccer team at LSU ... Has two younger brothers named Nicholas and Alec.