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Gina Abbott
Gina Abbott

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Salinas, Calif.

High School:
North Salinas H.S.

Height:
6-2

Position:
OH/MB

High School/Club: Played volleyball, basketball, softball and track and field at North Salinas High School ... Won the Coaches Award in volleyball as a freshman and MVP the final three years of high school ... Earned Most Improved Award in basketball as a sophomore ... Was a Scholar-Athlete for three seasons ... Led team to the Central Coast Section volleyball tournament for the first time in 10 years ... Advanced to CCS three years in a row in basketball ... Played for City Beach volleyball club in San Jose, Calif. ... Team finished in sixth place a festival in Sacramento.

Personal: Born April 4, 1991 in Monterey, Calif. ... Daughter of Julie and Bruce Abbott ... Has three sisters (Jessica, Monica and Bina) and one brother (Jared) ... Older sister is an Olympic medalist ... Made the honor roll in high school as a freshman and senior and the principal's honor roll as a sophomore and junior ... Personal best non-athletic achievement was being a three-sport athlete while working and playing travel volleyball ... Upon graduation, she plans on becoming a nurse ... Favorite saying is "success in a journey, not a destination" ... Hobbies include drawing and photography ... Favorite books are the Twilight series ... Favorite movies are "Twilight," "The Notebook," "Finding Nemo," and "The Lion King" ... Personal goal for the season are to contribute to the team so she can start next year and increase her vertical leap and passing ability.