June 13th, 2020

20 Questions with Abby Simeon

Samantha Stallings


20 Questions with Abby Simeon
photo provided by Abby Simeon

On a weekly basis, Louisville Catholic Sports post the Campbellsville University- Louisville “20 Questions” feature that highlights a high school student-athlete in the local Catholic high school community. If there is a specific athlete that you’d like to know more about, email future suggestions to sstallings92@yahoo.com


Name: Abby Simeon 

Current School: Mercy Academy 

Current Sports Playing: Softball 

Grade school: 12

High School GPA: 3.7



1. What is your proudest athletic moment? Beating Holy Cross last year in the Regional Semifinals


2. What is your ideal meal/snack before a game? Sweet onion chicken teriyaki sandwich from Subway. 


3. If you were trying out for American Idol, what would be your "go to" song? Love Triangle by Raelynn


4. Which athlete do you look up to on a college/professional level? Why? Jennie Finch because she was an amazing pitcher and when I was younger I wanted to be just like her 


5.What is your favorite movie quote? “If you’re not first you’re last” -Talladega Nights 


6. How does your faith impact your approach to sports? My faith allows me to be a good sport and forgive my teammates if things don’t go our way because nobody’s perfect  


7. What is your favorite cartoon character? Spongebob


8. All-time favorite board game? Sorry


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


10. What is your favorite local restaurant? Tumbleweed 


11. What is your favorite reality TV show? Dance Moms


12. What is your greatest fear? Losing someone close to me


13. What is your best quality/characteristic? I’m pretty chill and easy going 


14. Favorite junk/comfort food? Goldfish 


15. What is your favorite hour of the day? Why?  3-4 because i come home and chill by myself 


16. What is your nickname and how did you get it? Gail because my real name is Abigail and my cousins decided to start calling me Gail after they read the Hunger Games 


17. Where is your favorite place to volunteer/provide community service? Churchill Park or anyplace that helps special needs 


18. What is one hidden talent that you possess? I can out burp a grown man. 


19. If time machines were real, and you could choose just one to travel forward or backward which would you select and why? I would travel forward to see what I’m doing in the future and how my life is gonna go.

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 my grandma that passed and ask her if she is proud of who I am becoming


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