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Getting to Know: Gabi Hoover

Getting to Know Profile by Julie Smith

Athlete name: Gabi Hoover

Sport: Girls Basketball

Twitter Handle: GabiHoover

Instagram Handle: gabi_hoover

Hashtag that best describes your philosophy: #yolo

What are your pre game rituals?: I always listen to “No Role Modelz: by J.Cole once before every game.

What is the first thing you want to do after winning a championship?: Celebrate with my team

If you could, what advice would you give your freshman self coming into high school basketball?: To enjoy every single minute and every memory because it goes by so fast.

What is your favorite place to eat after a game?: Canes or Culver’s

What traits do you believe a team leader should have?: They should be trustworthy and accountable and should always bring energy wherever they go. They should be positive and a big part of the team.

What was your favorite team moment this season and why?: My favorite team moment this season was probably having a snowball fight when we got back to Penn after an away game.

What do you think your team has improved most upon this season?: I think our team has improved the most on playing together, we all learned to play with and for each other which made us a much stronger team.

Who is your idol (can be non-sports related) and why?: Skylar Diggins is my idol because I have always looked up to  her in basketball and just as a role model ever since I was little and she used to play at Notre Dame. She has a great attitude and work ethic and I have always wanted to be just like her.

What is the most important lesson you’ve learned from Basketball?: I’d say that the most important thing that I have learned from basketball is probably time management or how to work with a team.

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