January 2nd, 2015

20 Questions with Erin Duffey

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Conor Revell

Managing Editor


20 Questions with Erin Duffey
Erin Duffey is a diver for Sacred Heart who has won two straight state titles / photo provided by the Duffey family

Since 1974 the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic has served the local area for orthopaedic problems and musculosketal issues. The sports medicine program has team physicians for local high schools which provide sports physicals and urgent care for athletes.

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On a weekly basis, Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic is proud to sponsor the "20 Questions" that will feature a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific student-athlete that you’d like to know or hear more about, email future suggestions to crevell@catholicsportsnet.com.

Name: Erin Duffey

Age: 17

Current school: Sacred Heart Academy

Current Sports playing: Diving

Parish/grade school attended: St. Patrick Catholic School

High school GPA: 3.7

Colleges considering or attending: Attending the University of Louisville

1. What is your proudest athletic moment? My proudest moment is when I made it to nationals in Tennessee this summer after being out for nine months due to injuries. Comeback nation!

2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Mojo Bar and Powerade.

3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? I look up to my future teammates at the University of Louisville. They exhibit hard work, passion, and fortitude while having a good time doing it.

5. What is your favorite movie quote? “You’re out of your element, Donny!” – The Big Lebowski.

6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith is tested a lot while diving, but I think that’s why I have a strong relationship with God. I have to trust him and know he will do his part if I do mine.

7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Scooby-Doo.

8. All time favorite board game? Scene It.

9. Droid, iPhone, or Blackberry? Favorite app? iPhone. Twitter.

10. What is your favorite local (non chain) restaurant? Mojito’s.

11. What is your favorite reality TV show? So You Think You Can Dance?

12. What is your greatest fear? Snakes.

13. What is your best quality/characteristic? Overcoming adversity.

14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Oreos and Milk.

15 .What is your favorite hour of the day? Why? 3 p.m. because school is out and I get to go to practice.

16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? ERN. I got it from my coach about two years ago.

17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Heartland Nursing Home.

18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I am the reigning champion of Just Dance 4 at my house. I’d say that’s pretty talented.

19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one - to travel forward or backward - which would you select and why? Neither. I’ve seen all the movies. Something always goes wrong when you mess with time machines. Plus, I like living in the present.

20. If you could pick one person, dead or alive, and ask them just one question that they had to answer honestly, who would you pick and what would you ask? I would pick Hamlet and ask him if it were in fact to be or not to be.

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