Countdown to first Pitch: 8 days
Matthew Scruggs
Matthew Scruggs

Thursday, February 11, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 11, 2009) - The ETSU baseball team begins the 2010 season Friday, Feb. 19 with the first game of the The Citadel Memorial Challenge against the host Bulldogs. Every day, leading up to the first pitch, a different member of the 2010 squad will check in with Buccaneer fans. Today sophomore Matthew Scruggs is letting ETSU fans get to know him a little better.

 

Matthew Scruggs (sophomore outfielder)

 

Birthday: April 16, 1990

Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.

High School: Bearden High School

What's on TV:  College Baseball and Las Vegas

I'm embarrassed to admit I watch:Biggest Loser

What's in my iPod: Young Jeezy, Lil Wayne, Drake, John Mayer

What I drive:  Toyota 4-Runner

Favorite flicks: Superbad, Home Alone 2, Van Wilder

What I'm reading: Bible

Bookmarks (websites): Yankees.com

Favorite class at ETSU: Basketball Class

Worst habit: Losing Stuff

Pet peeve: Losing

On my wall: MJ, Jessica Alba, Rio de Janeiro Posters

Love to trade places for a day with: Chad Ochocinco

Talent I'd most like to have:  To be good at tennis

Favorite meal: Chicken Alfredo

Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Kobe Bryant

Best concert/sporting event I've attended: Hawks vs. Cavs 2009 / Red Sox vs. Rays (Coco Crisp Fight)

Favorite city to visit: New York City

Favorite team growing up:Yankees

Dream date:  Jessica Alba

Greatest love:  Jesus Christ

My hero:  My Dad

My bucket list:  Go to every NBA arena and MLB stadium and to an NBA final and World Series

My favorite quote:   "I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle-victorious."  -Vince Lombardi

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