Countdown to First Pitch: 6 Days (Matt Skole Q&A)

Feb. 13, 2010

The Georgia Tech baseball team begins the 2010 season Friday, Feb. 19 when it opens a three-game series with Missouri State. With preseason practice underway, fans can check out to find blogs, video interviews and Q&A’s by members of the 2010 squad about their lives as college students, what’s going on in practice, and their excitement about the upcoming season in the countdown to first pitch series.

Today’s Q&A is with sophomore third baseman Matt Skole.

Born (when and where): Marietta, GA July 30, 1989
Status: Taken
High School Alma Mater: Blessed Trinity
What’s on TV: Jersey Shore of course
What’s in my iPod: I’m a country boy
What I drive: 2005 Chevy Tahoe
What I’m reading: Cosmo

On my bedroom walls: The Yellow Jackets
Would love to trade places with for a day: Mark Teixeira
First job: little league umpire
Talent I’d like to have: Derek Dietrich’s ability to tan
Favorite meal: Grilled Chicken and any kind of pasta
Favorite athletes to watch in other sports: Lebron James
The celebrity some people say I look like is: Matt Skole

One coaching peer I truly respect: Coach Danny Hall, Coach James Beavers, Coach Chance Beam
My teammate who will make the best pro: BASH! Tony Plagman of course
Favorite city to visit: Boston, Mass.
Favorite team as a kid: Atlanta Bravos
Favorite values in others: dedication and passion
Favorite attribute about myself: My Height
And least: My eyes are too blue

My bat of choice: They all work
My glove of choice: Rawlings
My dream date would be with: Megan Fox
My heroes: My Pop and My Dad
My bucket list: Skydiving
My motto: “Speak softly and carry a big stick” -Teddy Roosevelt


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