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Abby Abel
Abby  Abel

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Carmel, Ind.

High School:
Carmel

Height:
5-5

Position:
Guard

04/20/2018

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News and notes on Purdue Athletics

04/16/2018

Abel Named Grand Marshal of 500 Festival Parade

Women's basketball junior honored for work with Special Olympics

12/08/2017

WBB Races Past Valpo 95-49

The Boilermakers surrendered 14 points in the final 24 minutes

08/20/2017

Boilermakers Back In Action

Student-athletes, coaches, administrators kick off school year

06/15/2017

2017-18 Boilermakers: Abby Abel

Abel notched her first career points in 2016-17

CAREER STATS Get Acrobat Reader

2017-18 / AS A JUNIOR

• Appeared in eight games, including a pair of Big Ten Conference matchups
• Scored a career-high five points vs. Valparaiso
• Notched her first career Big Ten Conference points with a layup at Illinois
• Two-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree
• Purdue women’s basketball postseason banquet Coaches’ Award honoree
Named the Co-Grand Marshal of the 2018 Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade for her work with Special Olympics

2016-17 / AS A SOPHOMORE

• Appeared in six games in her second season with the Boilermakers
• Scored her first career points, hitting a 3-pointer vs. North Carolina Central
• Played in a pair of Big Ten Conference games, including a Pink Zone appearance vs. Iowa where she grabbed her first rebound and a blocked shot
• Received the Roger Blalock Memorial Outreach Award at the postseason banquet
• 2017 Academic All-Big Ten

2015-16 / AS A FRESHMAN

• Appeared in three games in her first season at Purdue, debuting on Dec. 10 against Incarnate Word
• Played a season-most three minutes against the Cardinals, and saw two more minutes against Maine on Dec. 21

HIGH SCHOOL

• Four-year varsity letterwinner at Carmel High School
• Four-time Metropolitan Interscholastic Conference Academic Scholar-Athlete award winner
• Averaged 12.1 points, 3.5 assists, 2.1 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game as a junior, earning honorable mention All-Hamilton County
• Earned first team All-Hamilton County as a senior after averaging 10 points, 4.1 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game
• Coached by Tod Windlan, former Boilermaker Alex Guyton, Scott Bowen and Joe Stuelpe

NOTEWORTHY

• Earned Athletic Director's Honor Roll at Carmel High School as a sophomore, junior and senior
• Named one of Indiana's top-60 senior women's basketball players
• Honorable Mention Academic All-State honoree as a senior
• Has six teammates playing college basketball, ranging from NCAA Division I to Division III
• Served as a volunteer with Special Olympics for several years, including the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles
• Attended the World Youth Summit in 2015, the USA Youth Summit in 2014 and the North American Youth Summit in 2013

PERSONAL

• Full name: Abigail Jean Abel
• Major: Accounting
• Minor: Law and Society
• Birthday: Aug. 16, 1996
• Parents: Robert and Deanna Abel
• Siblings: Sister, Sarah, and twin brother, Greg

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