GET TO KNOW: Abby Flanagan, North Linn

Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Abby Flanagan of North Linn pitches during the state tournament at Rogers Park.

North Linn’s junior pitcher came into the tournament with a 26-2 record and an 0.58 earned run average. The Lynx are now in the championship round, thanks in large part to Flanagan’s 14 innings pitched, one earned run and 21 strikeouts in two complete-game performances. She has surrendered only six total hits in the quarterfinals and semifinals combined.

Vacation destination: travel Europe or go to Hawaii.

People I would like to have dinner with: my great grandparents.

When I get older I want to: help people.

My sports role model is: Jennie Finch.

My everyday role model: my mom, Krista.

I can’t go a day without: two-percent white milk.

Nickname: Ab or Abigail.

Superstition: always need to have the dinosaurs out.

Impressions of Fort Dodge and Rogers Park: it’s just a special place to be.

What is unique or special about your fan base? some of them are dinosaurs, and we have a lot of family members from all players who are greatly appreciated.

What are you listening to right now? country music.


Team: our softball team.

Movie: Wonder Woman.

Book: Harry Potter series.

Phone App: Twitter.