Abby Corey – Student Athlete Of The Week

Name: Abby Corey

Sport: Tennis

School: Apple Valley

Grade: Senior

This week’s accomplishment: Corey had a big week, sweeping all six sets she played. She rallied from down 5-2 to a 7-6 (1) win against Serrano’s No. 1 singles player Elise Winward on Thursday. She wrapped up her day with 6-4, 6-1 wins against the top team in the High Desert. Against Oak Hills, Corey swept 6-1, 6-0, 6-2.

What do you like most about your sport: I like knowing that I am always in control of my shot.

How long have you been playing your sport and how did you get started: I started around 5 years old. My dad pushed me to do it.

Pregame ritual: I always make sure the new set of balls touch my racket first for good luck.

Most memorable sports moment: My most memorable sports moment would have to be winning the Hesperia tournament.

If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why: I would be Serena Williams. Who wouldn’t want to be the No. 1 tennis playing in the world?

Something most people don’t know about you: I’m super competitive, but very nice.

How would you spend $1 million: College tuition … and I would buy KFC

Where would you go if you could travel anywhere in the world: I would go to Australia.

If you had an extra hour every day, how would you spend it: Eating

What superpower do you wish you had: Super speed

Favorite class: AVID

Favorite sports team: San Francisco Giants

Favorite athlete: Buster Posey and Serena Williams

Favorite superhero: The Flash

Favorite TV show: “The Walking Dead”

Favorite movie: “A League of Their Own”

Favorite song: “Power Trip” by J. Cole

Favorite meal: Chicken

Favorite local restaurant: Louisiana Cajun Kitchen

Favorite app: Snapchat

Twitter handle: @Abby_Corey16

For more local sports information visit:   www.vvdailypress.com/sports

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