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The Republic’s Athletes of the Week


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Abby Bryant
Abby Bryant


Edinburgh senior volleyball player Abby Bryant

(Led the Lancers with 32 kills and four blocks in Monday’s five-set win against Waldron and also had 15 kills in a loss to Indianapolis Lutheran and 22 kills in a win against Indiana Deaf)

Her performance last week:

“My performance is based off the performance of my team, and I like for all of us to do well as a group. As a team, it could have been better, but personally, I did my best as a player to help my team out.”

Do you do anything special to prepare?

“I always eat Subway before games, and before games, I always listen to rock or rap music.”

Your favorite drink:

“Sweet tea”

Your favorite food:

“Subway turkey breast or tuna.”

Your favorite music group:

“I like a lot of music, but I’m really into old music like Nirvana, Def Leppard and Van Halen.”

Your favorite book:

“The Secret Life of Bees.”

Your favorite class:

“Business classes at Columbus East”

Your role model:

“I like to watch top-level college games, and I’m a really big fan of Megan Hodge at Penn State.”

Best advice:

“Just try your hardest. Things can be tough at the beginning, and you can not have as much skill as others, but the more you work it and the more you work hard, the better you’re going to get at anything.”

Your athletic goal:

“To better my team, and then after that, it’s preparing for college ball.”

If you could travel anywhere:

“Greece. I always see movies with people in Greece, and I think it’s so pretty and I want to see it someday.”

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