Countdown to first Pitch: 17 Days
Skyler Barnett
Skyler Barnett

Tuesday, February 02, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 2, 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 Skyler Barnett is letting ETSU fans get to know him a little better.


Skyler Barnett (sophomore catcher)


Birthday:   December 19, 1989

Hometown:   Johnson City, TN

High School:   Unicoi County High School

What's on TV:    Family Guy, Ghost Hunters, SportsCenter, The Office

I'm embarrassed to admit I watch:   The Bachelor, The Biggest Loser

What's in my iPod:   Everything

What I drive:    Ford Explorer

Favorite flicks:   Field of Dreams, Oh Brother Where Art Thou, Old School

What I'm reading:   People

Bookmarks (websites):   Facebook,, and Youtube

Favorite class at ETSU:   Psychology

Worst habit:   Procrastinating

Pet peeve:  People that say "Goodbye" twice and people that high five a lot.

Superstition:   I never sit down at a restaurant with my back facing the door.

On my wall:   Nothing

Love to trade places for a day with:   Zack Ensor

Talent I'd most like to have:  To play the piano

Favorite meal:   Anything Italian

Favorite athlete to watch in another sport:   Chris Johnson

Best concert/sporting event I've attended:   George Straight Concert

Favorite city to visit:   Atlanta

Favorite team growing up:   Atlanta Braves

Favorite value in others:   Trustworthiness

Favorite physical attribute about myself:   My Smile

And least:  My unevenly sized ears

Dream date:   Carrie Underwood

Greatest love:  Baseball

My hero:   Joe Mauer

My bucket list:  Eat a Philly Cheese steak from Philly, coach college baseball, and become a general manager

My favorite quote:   "Yeah Booooooh."

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MBB UNC Greensboro 80 F
Dec 13 ETSU 79
WBB Eastern Kentucky University 49 Final
Dec 13 ETSU 64
WBB ETSU 86 Final
Dec 15 Morehead State University 77
Dec 16 Eastern Kentucky 60
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 19, 11:30 a.m. University of North Carolina Wilmington
WBB ETSU Wilmington, N.C.
Dec 20, 12:00 p.m. Jacksonville State University
MBB ETSU Richmond, Va.
Dec 22, 7:00 p.m. VCU
WBB Iona College Johnson City, Tenn.
Dec 29, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Dec 31, 1:00 p.m. Tennessee
WBB ETSU Chapel Hill, N.C.
Jan 2, 2:00 p.m. University of North Carolina
MBB VMI Freedom Hall
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MBB ETSU Birmingham, Ala.
Jan 5, 8:00 p.m. Samford
MBB Mercer Freedom Hall
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Greenville, S.C.
Jan 10, 2:00 p.m. Furman University
MBB Chattanooga Freedom Hall
Jan 10, 4:00 p.m. ETSU
WBB ETSU Spartanburg, S.C.
Jan 12, 11:30 a.m. Wofford College