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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Oct 21 ITA Ohio Valley Regionals
MSOC ETSU 4 Lexington, Va.
Oct 21 VMI 0
VB The Citadel 0 Johnson City, Tenn.
Oct 21 ETSU 3
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31, 7:00 p.m. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro
VB University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU