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Student-Athlete of the Week - Adam Duvall


April 1, 2009

Name: Adam Duvall

Sport: Baseball

Post-college ambition: To be a successful dad and roll model

Person with greatest influence in athletic career: Mom and Dad

Biggest thrill in sports: Going to the JUCO World Series

Athlete you most admire: Derek Jeter

What impresses you most about your coach: His will to win and passion for the game

What has been your biggest obstacle to overcome: Back surgery my senior year

Hobbies and outside interests: Go to the beach/lake

Pre-competition superstition: I go into the bathroom to collect myself right before we get called out.

Favorite movie(s): Forest Gump

Favorite TV show(s): ESPN

Favorite musical group/artist: Garth Brooks

Favorite foods: Mexican

Favorite class: Math Finite

Favorite book: The Secret

Favorite funny movie quote: "Put a little shrimp on the bar-b." - Dukes of Hazard

Favorite professional team: New York Yankees

Person you'd most like to meet: Derek Jeter

Words that describes you best are: Passionate

Best advice you've gotten about sports: "Have fun."

What people should know about you but probably don't: I am a neat freak.

If you could have dinner with three people (current, historical or fictional), who would it be: Derek Jeter, Pete Rose, Tiger Woods

Why you chose U of L: Because its my hometown school and I liked the program

Best part of being an athlete: The feeling when you win

The moment you realized you were really good at your sport: It wasn't one day, but more of a realization over time.

If you won the lottery, you would use the money for: A house, a nice car, support my entire family and donate to charity.

The strangest thing that has ever happened to you while you were competing in your sport: I broke a vertebrae



What is your favorite place you have ever visited: Florida

What is your favorite season or seasons of the year (spring, summer, etc.): Spring

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