Abby Friesen joined the JU Sports Medicine team as an intern in July of 2017 and will be working primarily with the women’s soccer and women’s golf teams.
Friesen, originally from Nebraska, spent a year in St. Louis, Mo., where she worked as a graduate assistant for the sports medicine department at Missouri Baptist University and began working toward her Master’s degree in Sport Management, which she will finish in the Spring of 2018.
Friesen completed her undergraduate degree in athletic training at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan., in 2016. She worked closely with the football, softball, and soccer teams as an athletic training student while also playing for the university’s volleyball team. During this time she also completed an internship with Johnson County Community College where she worked mostly with baseball and track.