Abby grew up in Southern Illinois and graduated from New Athens High School where she played volleyball, basketball, and softball. She received a multitude of All-Conference, All-Area and All-State honors among the three sports. Softball accolades included All-Area Small School Player of the Year, MaxPreps National High School Player of the Week, and North Region Player of the Week as a senior.
Abby played Division I softball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville from 2016 to 2020. She was captain of her team for her final two seasons.
She graduated with a degree in Exercise Science and a minor in Nutrition. Abby then completed a 600-hour internship with Landow Performance before being hired on.
She is CPR/AED certified and is currently working towards her Certified Strength and Conditioning (CSCS) certification to further her education.