Scots Spotlight: Abbey Bailey

Scots Spotlight

Name: Abbey Bailey
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Burnsville, North Carolina
Sport: Basketball
Position: Guard
Major: Biology


Q: What is your best memory with the Scots’ basketball team?

A. Beating Agnes Scott in overtime on Senior Day.

Q: What/who got you to start playing basketball?

A. My mom played basketball in college. For as long as I can remember she was always
putting a basketball in my hands and encouraging me to pursue the sport.


Q: What’s your favorite tradition of the Scots' basketball team?

A. Watching the movie “Coach Carter” before the first game of the season.

Q: What do you do to get pumped up for games?

A. I like to go down to Ashe Gym a few hours before the game and get some extra
shoots up alone before we start our team warm up.


Q: If you could have one superpower, what would you pick and why?

A. I would want to have the ability to travel in time, so I could go back and relive
exciting past events.


Q: What is something about you that most people don’t know?

A. In the summer I show and ride horses.

Q: If you could play another sport in college what would you pick?

A. Volleyball

Q: Do you have a favorite professional basketball team (WNBA or NBA)?

A. I don’t really follow professional basketball, but I am a huge Duke fan!

Q: If you had to pick a theme song for the 2014-2015 women's basketball team what
song would you pick and why?

A.   I would have to choose “Thinking Out Loud” by Ed Sheeran because everyone on
our team has been obsessed with this song for the past three months.