EDITOR’S NOTE: Each week The Volante sports staff will interview a member of the USD athletic community and ask them off-the-wall questions. Enjoy the hilarity.
Jasen Robbennolt: What is your major?
Polly Harrington: I am an Accounting Major.
JR: How long have you been playing basketball?
PH: I’ve been playing basketball since I was in the third grade.
JR: What is your favorite athletic brand?
PH: Nike. They have some comfy stuff.
JR: What is your greatest athletic accomplishment?
PH: Going to the state championship during my sophomore year in high school and going to the Sweet 16 my freshmen year in college at Louisville.
JR: What would you like to accomplish before the end of your college career?
PH: I would like to get deeper into the NCAA Tournament and win a conference championship.
JR: Who is your current role model?
PH: My older sister.
JR: Do you have a certain quote that is important to you?
PH: I always like to say ‘leave everything in God’s hands.’
JR: What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
PH: Chocolate. Maybe cookie dough, too.
JR: What other hobbies do you have besides basketball?
PH: When you’re in college there aren’t too many, but I would say hanging out with my teammates.
JR: Are there any other sports that you are good at?
PH: I’m pretty good at volleyball.
JR: If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?
PH: Italy, because I have never been overseas and I think it would be beautiful there.
JR: What is your favorite thing about the University of South Dakota?
PH: The community. It is small, there is a lot of support here, and everyone is really nice.
JR: Why did you decide to come to the University of South Dakota?
PH: The women’s program here has been exceptional these past few years and I wanted to be a part of something that was growing. Also, there is a great business school here since my major is accounting.
JR: Do you have any pregame rituals?
PH: I pray before every game.
JR: What is your favorite NBA team and WNBA team?
PH: The Miami Heat and the Phoenix Mercury.