Newcomer Spotlight: Megan Quick
Jan. 17, 2014
Leading up to the 2014 season, the East Carolina softball team will introduce each of its newcomers with each of their interests, favorites and other details. Be on the lookout for the next installment and a glance at another first-year player at ECU.
Full name: Megan Elizabeth Quick
How I got my nickname: Classmates gave it to me
Most interesting thing I did this summer: I went to the Jersey Shore, toured the house from the reality show and went to the store they worked in on the show.
Phrase you over-text the most: “lol”
Weirdest thing your coach ever said to you: “You and Michael Jackson have something in common: You wear a glove for no reason.”
Favorite food: Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup
Favorite food I should never eat, but do: Frozen pizza
Favorite movie: The Last Song
Favorite athlete: Josh Hamilton
Favorite vacation spot: Florida
Favorite off-day activity: Going to the pool
Favorite place on campus: The softball field
Favorite Conference USA city: Greenville!
Biggest DVR obsession: Dance Moms
Dream car: Black Range Rover
Biggest fear: Losing and spiders!
How did you get started in softball? When I was 12, the first fast-pitch league was introduced in my town and I’ve played ever since.
What are some of your routines on game day or during games? Tapping the bottom of my cleats between every pitch of an at-bat
What is your favorite softball memory? Winning the state championship in 2012 and 2013
If you could change one thing about softball, what would it be and why? I think it would be fun to take leads from the base like they do in baseball
What is the one piece of advice you would give to young girls who want to play? It’s a lot of hard work to play the game of softball, but there is no greater feeling than being on that field playing.
One thing about you that would surprise most people reading this: I used to pitch until my best friend hit me with a line drive in the head.
I can’t imagine going a week without: My phone
Actress who should play me on the big screen: Sandra Bullock
Song I sing in the shower: Next to Me by Emile Sande
Dream date: Dinner in Paris, France
First pro sports event you attended: Atlanta Braves game
I wish I…was rich and famous!
Award I would most like to win: Grammy
If I were a Pirate, my name would be: Peg-Leg Meg
If I could be a character in a movie or a T.V. show, it would be: Blake Lively in “Gossip Girl”
The first thing I owned that said “ECU” was: A glass baby bottle (my parents are alumni)
The best birthday present you ever received was: My car