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Meet the Spartans:

Caitlin Abbott

Sept. 17, 2013

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State field hockey team will feature a freshman student-athlete every week this fall in attempt to "Meet the Spartans". This week freshman Caitlin Abbott (Hereford, Maryland) sat down with to answer some questions.

Name: Caitlin Abbott

Nickname: Cait

Family: My parent's are Duane and Patty Abbott and I have a twin sister, MC, who also plays on the team.

Pets: I have a white lab named Cooper and a cat named Stitch.

Dream vacation spot: Key West, Florida or somewhere exotic and warm.

Favorite spot on campus: The Clara Bell Smith Center... the perfect place to study and work. Or I also love the huge garden on campus; it's beautiful and captures the beauty of the school.

Why you chose MSU: My mom went to MSU and it has always been a dream of mine, plus it brings me closer to family I have in Michigan.

Favorite movie: The Breakfast Club! 80's movies are amazing.

Favorite food: Dessert as a food group, I love sweets!

Favorite color: Yellow and purple.

Favorite song: Any song by Lana Del Rey

Favorite quote: "Excelsior." It's not so much as a quote as a life motto and it means finding the good in everything, every situation no matter what.

Who would play you in a movie: Emma Stone, not because we are anything alike but I feel she is a good person and has qualities I would like to have myself. Pregame ritual: I like to read a chapter or two from "Mind Gym" and listen to music to pump me up.

Does your # have any special meaning to you? : No, but I have made it a goal to have my college number as special as it can!

Any famous family members? : Sadly no!

Any hidden talents? : I can draw and like to write short stories.

Anything else you want to add: My favorite animal is an octopus. I am an English major and want to teach High School English, and I eventually want to return to Maryland after college.

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