Rink Rat: Abbey Murphy

 

Abbey Murphy

U.S. Women's Under-18 Select Team

 

BIO

Position: Forward

Hometown: Evergreen Park, Ill.

Current team: Chicago Mission 19U

College: Committed to Minnesota (enrolls 2020)

Height: 5-foot-4

Weight: 135 pounds

 

SNAPSHOTS

Favorite sports role model: Kendall Coyne

One word to describe your style of play: Fast

Player you model your game off of: Nick Schmaltz

Pre-game rituals: Music, stretches, handshakes

Favorite meal: Pizza

Favorite movie: The Greatest Showman

Favorite TV Show: Zoey 101

Genre of music: Pop, rap

What others may be surprised to learn about you: I'm funny

Favorite hobbies: Playing Fortnite, rollerblading, longboarding

Personal motto: Get 1 percent better every time you hit the ice

Wearing the USA sweater: It means everything being able to represent your country and the ones who came before you.

 

SHE SAID IT

Winning a gold medal at the IIHF Women's Under-18 World Championship tournament: "Winning gold was an unbelievable opportunity. Now to go for five [straight gold medals], it's going to be a great experience in Japan [site of this year's tournament]."

 

Her goals for this upcoming year: "To get better every time I step on the ice, to make my teammates better, and to win a fifth straight gold medal [in the U18 Women's World Championship]."

 

SOCIAL SIDE

Instagram:Abbey18Murphy

Twitter:Abbey18Murphy

 

Issue: 
2018-10

Poll

Who is your favorite American player?
Auston Matthews
25%
Jason Robertson
6%
Tage Thompson
17%
Matthew Tkachuk
3%
Patrick Kane
14%
Other
35%
Total votes: 69