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Enrolled at Eastern in the fall of 2012 after one year at Newbury College…

 

Coach Holowaty: "Corey is a transfer middle infielder, and we certainly need help in the middle infield. We like him very much; he has good hands, and we think he can step up and be a contributing factor with the varsity this year. Hopefully, he will do that."

 

 High School: Played a variety of positions as a three-year varsity baseball performer… played four seasons of basketball… played baseball under Eastern 20-game winner Scott Czerwinski…all-conference as a senior… as the No. 33 seed, helped baseball team upset No. 1 seed Torrington…

 

Other: Two-time All-Zone selection with the Tolland American Legion… selected to Futures Game… 

 

Previous School: Appeared in 39 games with 36 starts in helping Newbury qualify for its first conference championship in 2012 and gain a berth in the ECAC tournament and a final overall record of 23-22… batted .256 with a home run and 21 RBI… handled 173 defensive chances…  

 

PERSONAL: born Robert C. Keane June 29, 1993... Parents: Sue and Robert... Major: Health and Physical Education... Career Plans: PE Teacher/ Coach... Residence: Tolland, CT...

 

 

 

 

COREY...REVEALED

 

 

Favorite aspect of Eastern: The baseball tradition

Favorite athlete of all time: Dustin Pedroia

Favorite professional sports team: Boston Red Sox

The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: Probably some anatomy class

Favorite subject in school: Gym

A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Fiction

Most beneficial aspect of college life: More free time

The funniest comedian: Kevin Hart

Best choice for next President of the United States: Eric Thomas

Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: Kris Strobel, was a pretty good 3rd grade rec basketball coach

The greatest sports moment of all time: Beating #1 seed senior year in first round of state tournament

Favorite Smart Phone application: Tweeter

Most famous American: Channing Tatum

Most recognizable world figure:  Iron man

Most important invention in last 100 years: NCAA baseball 08… Great game

Most important advancement in medicine in last 50 years: Every advancement is important

Biggest problem facing the world: Selfish people

Choice for a last meal: Whey Protein or something my Mom made

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: No

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Uconn

If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be?: College World Series

Last movie you’ve seen: Friday Night Lights

Favorite musical artist: Eminem

Favorite actor: Reggie, Otto, Sam, Twister

Favorite book: Mark Titus’ book

Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: Little League World Series

Favorite sportscaster: Dick Vitale

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Basketball

Favorite human interest story revealed by Olympic coverage: The Wrestler

Olympic sport which should be added: Baseball

Best advice you’ve ever received: Good players inspire themselves, great players inspire others

Person with the most difficult job in the world: President

Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State

Your biggest rival: Myself

Pet peeve: Selfish people

Biggest waste of time: Playing people in The Show, there’s no competition

Your goals for the upcoming season: That’s a given

If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: Wisconsin

Most dangerous animal: Pit bull

Favorite pizza topping: Bacon

What would you like to see as the University’s mascot?: Pit bull

 

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