DURHAM, N.C. – Duke women’s lacrosse head coach Kerstin Kimel and the Blue Devil program welcomed 10 freshmen to Durham ahead of the 2018 campaign. Midfielder Abby Landry joins the program from Hingham, Mass.
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Prior to Duke: Landry comes to Durham from Hingham High School, where she was a US Lacrosse All-American as a senior. She was also named her league’s MVP in her final season, in addition to being selected to the Eastern Massachusetts Lacrosse All-Star first team. Landry hails from a family of collegiate lacrosse players, and her sister is currently a member of the program at Gettysburg College.
What is your best lacrosse memory?
AL: When I played one season of high school lacrosse with my older sister, Katie. She was a senior and I was a freshman, and we combined for 13 goals in one game. My whole family was there supporting us.
When did you start playing lacrosse?
AL: I started playing lacrosse in third grade. I began playing for my town’s youth program. My older sister gave me inspiration to play lacrosse and I followed her to our club team, Revolution Lacrosse.
Who has had the largest impact on your life?
AL: Both of my parents have had the biggest impact on my life because they’re always pushing me to challenge myself and are always there for me when I need the support. They also would do what they know would be best for me and have played major roles in my success in any aspect of my life.
Why did you choose Duke?
AL: I chose Duke because it offers the most unique combination of high quality academics and athletics. I love the coaching staff and the campus is beautiful.
What are your goals for your collegiate career?
AL: Bring a natty champ to Durham!!
Favorite athlete: Tom Brady aka the GOAT
Hobbies: Going to the beach, reading, spinning
Favorite movie: Stepbrothers
Favorite TV show: How I Met Your Mother
Favorite book: 11/22/63
Favorite musician: Zac Brown Band
If you were to play another sport, what would it be? Basketball
Best advice you’ve received: Get comfortable with being uncomfortable
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? I hope to be working in either Boston or New York City
To be a part of the Duke women’s lacrosse program is … an honor and an incredible opportunity.