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Newcomer Spotlight: Megan Quick

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Megan Quick
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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

Nickname: Meg

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

Dream job: A famous singer

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