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Who the Buc are you?: Abby Gessell dishes on volleyball

Terry Owens/Beloit College Athletic Department

Terry Owens/Beloit College Athletic Department

This week, The Round Table sat down with the volleyball team’s libero, Abby Gessell. So far, Gessell leads the defense with an outstanding 193 digs and is at the top of the team with 21 service aces. Gessell also earned the first Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors of the 2016 season for the week of Sept. 7.

The Round Table: Where is your hometown?
Abby Gessell: Sartell, Minn.

RT: What’s your major/minor?
AG: Molecular, cellular, and integrative biology, and working on a religious studies minor.

RT: Who is your inspiration?
AG: My mom

RT: Favorite pump up song?
AG: “Side to Side” by Ariana Grande

RT: Favorite meal after games?
AG: That would have to be Chipotle.

RT: What do you want to do after Beloit?
AG: I hope to go to Dentistry school, become a maxillofacial surgeon, and work for Doctors Without Borders.

RT: If you could wake up tomorrow in the body of someone else, who would you pick and what would you do?
AG: I would definitely want to wake up in the body of Kim Kardashian so I could take a lavish vacation to Aruba and eat fancy food.

RT: What was your first kiss like?
AG: My first kiss was absolutely terrible. He slobbered me in the middle of my middle school library and we got in trouble.

RT: Describe your perfect date.
AG: My perfect date would be relaxing at one of our homes, eating food, playing music, and just being goofy with each other.

Beloit College Athletic Department

Beloit College Athletic Department

RT: What’s your favorite sports movie?
AG: Division Three: Football’s Finest

RT: Favorite joke to tell?
AG: All my jokes are my favorite.

RT: Do you think you are a hunter or a gatherer? Why?
AG: I think I am a hunter because I’m aggressive and I like to be in charge.

RT: What color crayon would you be?
AG: I would be a green crayon because green is by far the coolest color.

RT: What is your guilty pleasure?
AG: My guilty pleasure would be a tie between Taco Bell and popping other people’s pimples.

RT: If money wasn’t an object, what would be your perfect day?
AG: My perfect day would be lounging on a private island, sipping cocktails with Johnny Depp.

RT: What is your mantra?
AG: “Get your head out of your ass.”

RT: You have three wishes, what do you use them on?
AG: First, marrying Johnny Depp. Second, more money so I could eat lots of expensive, tasty food. Third, more wishes.

RT: What came first, the chicken or the egg?
AG: Definitely the egg.

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