Countdown to first Pitch: 13 days
Derek Niesman
Derek Niesman

Saturday, February 06, 2010

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 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 freshman Derek Niesman is letting ETSU fans get to know him a little better.

                          

Derek Niesman (freshman utility fielder)

 

Birthday: January 23, 1991

Hometown: West Palm Beach, FL

High School: American Heritage Boca / Delray

What's on TV:  Entourage, Sportscenter

I'm embarrassed to admit I watch: Judge Judy

What's in my iPod: Everything

What I drive: Chevy Tahoe

Favorite flicks: The Hangover, Happy Gilmore

What I'm reading: The Blind Side

Bookmarks (websites): Facebook and The Weather Channel

Favorite class at ETSU: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Worst habit: Procrastinating

Pet peeve: When people act as though they know everything

Superstition: Left sock and shoe on first

On my wall: Collage of Pictures

Love to trade places for a day with: Shia Labouf in Transformers

Talent I'd most like to have: Being able to speak in-front of a lot of people

Favorite meal: Baked Ziti

Favorite athlete to watch in another sport: Dwayne Wade

Best concert/sporting event I've attended: Kenny Chesney / SEC Championship 2008

Favorite city to visit: Athens

Favorite team growing up: Boston Red Sox

Favorite value in others: Honesty

Favorite physical attribute about myself: Teeth

Dream date: Megan Fox

Greatest love: Family and Friends

My hero: My Dad

My bucket list: Visit all 7 continents

My favorite quote:   "Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer."  -  Ted Williams

 

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