Getting to Know: Freshman Matt Skole

Feb. 26, 2009

ATLANTA – Prior to the start of the season, several members of the team participated in Q&A’s that were shared during the Countdown to First Pitch series. Throughout the rest of the season, we will continue to post additional Q&A’s done with our baseball student-athletes. Today’s Q&A is with freshman third baseman Matt Skole.

Matt Skole
Freshman 3B

Birthday: July 30, 1989
Hometown: Woodstock, Ga.
High School: Blessed Trinity Catholic
What’s on TV: ESPN, Baseball Tonight
I’m embarrassed to admit I watch: The Cooking Channel
What’s in my iPod: Country, Rap
What I drive: 300 Chrysler
Favorite flicks: Happy Gilmore, Bull Durham
Magazine subscriptions: ESPN The Magazine
Bookmarks (websites): Baseball America, YouTube
Favorite class at Tech: English
Worst habit: Not paying attention
Pet peeve: Yelling
Superstition: Pick my feet up at train tracks
On my wall: Georgia Tech posters
Love to trade places for a day with: Tiger Woods
Talent I’d most like to have: Play the guitar
First job: Head baseball coach
Favorite meal: London Broil and mashed potatoes
Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: LeBron James
Best concert/sporting event I’ve attended: Country Fair
Favorite city to visit: Los Angeles
Favorite team growing up: Atlanta Braves
Favorite value in others: Personality
Favorite physical attribute about myself: My eyes
And least: My feet
Dream date: Jessica Biel
Greatest love: Baseball
My hero: Tom Skole
My bucket list: Go to Europe for a summer
My favorite quote: Live life to the fullest.

Past Q&A’s:
Countdown to First Pitch: 4 days – Q&A with Deck McGuire
Countdown to First Pitch: 7 days – Q&A with Zach Brewster
Countdown to First Pitch: 11 days – Q&A with Tony Plagman
Countdown to First Pitch: 14 days – Q&A with Jeff Rowland
Countdown to First Pitch: 18 days – Q&A with Jason Haniger

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