DURHAM, N.C. - Duke is set to host the ACC tournament this weekend in Durham, N.C., where the Blue Devils have earned a #2 seed and a first-round bye. Recently, GoDuke.com sat down with senior Emma Hamm to learn more about the Wayne, Pa., native.
GoDuke.com: What do you have DVR'd? Emma Hamm: Revenge.
GoDuke.com: What embarrassing music do you have on your iPod? EH: Probably Dionne Warwick and S Club 7.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite movie? EH: My favorite movie is probably "Despicable Me".
GoDuke.com: Do you have any superstitions/pre-game rituals? If so, what are they? EH: Yes, I always wear the same sports bra and socks. It is just what I have been doing since I've gotten here. I actually change my socks every year. I have really cool ones this year.
GoDuke.com: What's on your bucket list? EH: My bucket list is to do the heartache on Hillsborough which is getting one item from each fast food restaurant on Hillsborough within an hour.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite home cooked meal? EH: My favorite home cooked meal is chicken parmesan and spinach.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite class at Duke? EH: My favorite class I guess is from my Fuqua program this year. It is called Principles of Strategy.
GoDuke.com: What has been your toughest class at Duke? EH: My toughest class was Corporate Finance.
GoDuke.com: Where do you like to study on campus? EH: I actually like to study in the Murray Building after all the coaches are gone in the conference room, and sometimes I do mischievous things after studying.
GoDuke.com: Where do you see yourself in 10 years? EH: Probably back in the Philadelphia area. I am not sure what I will be doing, but I just want to be happy.
GoDuke.com: Who has had the most impact on your life and why? EH: I would have to say my parents but for different reasons. My dad sort of gives me practical life advice, and my mom with every day advice. She has made me into the caring person that I am.
GoDuke.com: Describe Coach Kimel in one word. EH: Mother.
GoDuke.com: Can you cook? If so what are you good at? EH: Nope, I can't cook, but I am trying to learn from Kat [Thomas] and Mrs. Wenger.
GoDuke.com: Who would you trade places with for a day? EH: I would trade places with Erin Stephenson so I can hang out with Cora all day.
GoDuke.com: Who would be your dream date? EH: My dream date would be Coach K.
GoDuke.com: What is your worst habit? EH: My worst habit is biting my nails. I hate it!
GoDuke.com: Fill in the blank -- I wish I knew how to _________. EH: I wish I knew how to get a job on Broadway.
GoDuke.com: Who would play you in a movie? EH: That is a tough one. People tell me I look like I could be Matt Damon's sister, so maybe Matt Damon with a wig. Then it would be weird.
GoDuke.com: What is your favorite restaurant in Durham? EH: That is a tough one because there are a lot of good Durham ones, but my favorite go to restaurant is Q-Shack.
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