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58 // OCTOBER 2018 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM Abbey Murphy k Committed to Minnesota (enrolls 2020) C O L L E G E PLAYER PROFILE Q U I C K H I T S PHOTOS BY Images On Ice; Getty Images R I N K RAT P O S I T I O N 5-4 135 lbs Forward Birthday: April 14, 2002 W I N N I N G A G O L D M E D A L AT T H E I I H F W O M E N ' S U N D E R - 1 8 W O R L D C H A M P I O N S H I P T O U R N A M E N T : "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]." H O M E T O W N Evergreen Park, Ill. U.S. Women's Under-18 National Team P L AY E R Y O U M O D E L Y O U R G A M E A F T E R Nick Schmaltz Current Team: Chicago Mission 19U Favorite sports role model: Kendall Coyne One word to describe your style of play: Fast Player you model your game after: 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 one percent better every time you hit the ice. Wearing the USA sweater: It means everything being able to rep- resent your country and the ones who came before you. Her goals for this upcoming year: To get better every time I step on the ice, to make my teammates bet- ter, and to win a fifth straight gold medal [in the U18 Women's World Championship]. Follow Abbey Murphy at @Abbey18Murphy /Abbey18Murphy S O C I A L S I D E

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