DURHAM, N.C. - Year two for the Duke softball program is right around the corner. As Team Two gets set to take the field in February, get to know the newest members of the squad with the Meet the Blue Devils Q&A feature on GoDuke.com. The series carries on with freshman infielder Deja Davis.
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No. 6 Deja Davis
5-6 • Fr. • HS
Cerritos, Calif. (Gahr High School)
Favorite Moment At Duke So Far?
"Experiencing a real autumn and seeing the trees change color, plus putting on my jersey for the first time."
What’s One Part Of Your Game That You Feel You’ve Improved The Most This Fall?
"This fall I feel like more than anything I have gotten more powerful and explosive with my hitting and throwing. The mental side of my game has also improved a lot this fall, as I am starting to think the game through more than I ever did before."
Describe What It Was Like To Be A Part Of A Program That’s Only Entering Year Two.
"It definitely can have its difficulties, but more than anything else it is exciting. It also puts a drive in myself and the rest of my teammates to go out and prove to everyone that we are no longer a 'new team.' We are ready to compete and be successful not only for ourselves this season, but for those that come after us."
What’s One Personal Goal You Have Set For Yourself During The 2019 Season?
"To make the ACC All-Freshman Team."
What Does It Mean To You To Be A Part Of The Duke Softball Family?
"It means building relationships and friendships that I know will last a lifetime and being a part of a team that truly cares for me on and off the field."
What's One Quote Or Saying That You Live By?
“Life, even in the hardest times is full of moments to savor. They will not come again, not in this way.” – Paula Rinehart
Any Pregame Rituals?
"I always put my left sock on before my right and my left cleat on before my right one."
Favorite TV Show?
"Heartless” - Kanye West
Favorite Restaurant In Durham?
Best Show To Binge Watch On Netflix?
Grey's Anatomy or Scandal
The Catcher in the Rye
Where’s One Place You’ve Always Wanted To Visit?
Hawaii or Niagara Falls
One Interesting Fact About Yourself?
My right thumb is double jointed.
Favorite Thing To Do When Not At The Field?
Either sleep, draw or binge watch a show on Netflix.
Favorite Vacation Spot?
The Grand Canyon
Who On The Team Has The Best Scooter Skills/Tricks?