DURHAM– As the Blue Devils prepare to open the 2022 spring season in February, let’s get to know junior Megan Furney. A product of St. Charles, Illinois, Furtney attended St. Charles North High School before coming to Durham. She is a two-time WGCA Scholar All-American and a two-time ACC Honor Roll selection.
GoDuke.com: If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Megan Furney: rice bowls
GD: Who is your favorite golfer and why?
FM: Nelly Korda. His swing is one of my favorites!
GD: What’s the last thing you read?
FM: A book called “All They Will Call You” for one of my classes this semester
GD: What sport would you play if you weren’t playing golf?
FM: Basketball or tennis
GD: What was the last show you binge-watched?
FM: Squid Game on Netflix
GD: What’s your favorite ice cream topping?
GD: Do you like podcasts or do you listen to music?
FM: I am in both. For road trips, I listen to podcasts, but I listen to music every day.
GD: Are you more beach or mountain?
GD: Which phone app do you use the most?
FM: ICT Tac
GD: What is your favorite genre of film?
GD: What’s your all-time favorite Halloween costume?
FM: Hermione from Harry Potter. She was one of my favorite fictional characters growing up!
GD: What would you like to know more about?
FM: Invest in stocks
GD: How different was your life a year ago?
FM: Extremely different! We were living at the hotel on campus and planning our very first event of the 2020-2021 season since we didn’t have a fall season, but I’m still so grateful for all the fun I had the season last and where I am now!
GD: What is the furthest distance from your home?
FM: My family went on vacation to the Bahamas!
GD: What is your ideal way to spend a weekend?
FM: Catching up on my sleep and spending time with my friends.
GD: What is your most used emoji?
FM: ?? Where ?? are must-haves for me
GD: Who is your favorite Disney character?
FM: Beautiful. She was always my favorite when I was a kid.
GD: What’s one thing on your list?
FM: To visit the 7 continents
GD: The best course you took at Duke and why?
FM: Any class with Professor Grody! He is the best and his business courses are very helpful.
GD: Where is your favorite place to eat in Durham?
FM: Namu or Burger Bach
GD: Where is your favorite place on campus?
FM: WU, the student cafeteria!
GD: Who has had the biggest impact on your life and why?
FM: My parents are the strongest people I know and they push me to improve every day.
GD: What is the word your teammates would use to describe you?