UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI –This edition of Women's Basketball "Get to Know" spotlight for the 2016-2017 season will highlight sophomore transfer, Abby Duffy. Abby joins the Cardinals this season after a playing her freshman year at the University of Dayton.
Below are a few comments from Head Coach, Jamie Pewinski, about Abby Duffy:
"We are very excited to have Abby join the team this season. We really wanted her to be a Cardinal as a freshman, but we're thankful for the opportunity to have her now. She learned a lot at Dayton and brings a tremendous work ethic and desire to win to our program. She will play at both the 4 and 5 for us and will be counted on heavily for rebounding and defense, but we fully expect her to play a big part on the offensive end as well. Abby is a very skilled player and has fit perfectly into our style of play and as enhanced our team chemistry!" – Coach Pewinski
Here is what Abby has to say about her time at Saginaw Valley State University:
"My time here at SVSU has flown by so far. It feels like yesterday I was just arriving on campus. My teammates have made my time very enjoyable and fun! I can't wait to see what the rest of my career at SVSU will be like."
NAME: Abby Duffy
HOMETOWN / PREVIOUS SCHOOL: Massillon, Ohio / University of Dayton
JERSEY #: 33
Why did you choose SVSU?
The campus is unique. I loved the size of the school along with the great educational system. The basketball program stuck out to me and greatly influenced my decision as well.
What is your favorite part of campus?
The Ryder Center
What is your favorite movie?
Toy Story / Silver Linings Playbook
What is your favorite food?
Who is your greatest inspiration and why?
My parents. Their work ethic and dedication to being the best version of themselves day in and day out is so motivational. They are there to push me in being my best and support me through everything.
What is your favorite music group/artist?
Drake and G-Eazy
What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
Watch Friends, listen to music, go to the gym and shoot
What is your career ambition?
My career ambition is to work for Nike. I would love to be a designer for the company. If that falls through, I want to be a strength and conditioning coach at the college level.
Stay tuned to svsucardinals.com so you can "Get to Know" the next member of the Women's Basketball team.