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Attended Central Connecticut State University during the 2007/08 academic year...was not a member of the baseball program... second year in Eastern program...

Coach Holowaty: “Eric is one of our most promising ballplayers. He is a great team player who has to find a role with our program.  He’ll be with the varsity team and catch when he can with the JV program.  I think he could be a very good hitter, and is learning how  to receive the ball better.  He is a very positive addition to our team .”

High School: Four-year member and two-year starter of baseball team… helped team to two state tournaments… named teams MVP during senior season… member of honor roll… held a .318 career average including .329 in senior season…


OTHER: Three-year member of Cheshire American Legion baseball team… runner-up in Zone 92 in ’06…   


PERSONAL: born Eric M. Bukowski July 19, 1989…Major: Accounting…Parents: Karen and Jeffrey…Residence: Cheshire, CT…

Career Statistics Thru 2010


Favorite activity other than sports: Video games

Best place for pizza: Modern Pizza, New Haven

Favorite actor: Ryan Reynolds

Most difficult aspect of college: Classes

When you were young, favorite game to pass time on a car trip: Yellow Jeep game

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Hitting

Best athlete of all time: Michael Jordan

Sport requiring the most strength: Football

Greatest song ever: A Day in the Life

Favorite pro team: Red Sox

Hardest thing you’ve ever done in your life: Ran a marathon

One thing you would like to do before you die: Sky Dive

Greatest coach (any level) of all time: Vince Lombardi

Most embarrassing moment: Falling in the mud during freshman year

Favorite smell: Pizza

Biggest crisis facing America: Economy

Biggest crisis facing the world: War

A reality TV show you would like to see created: Real World Eastern

Who were you or who do you hope you were in your first life?: Derek Jeter

Closest brush with greatness: Neighbors with Chris Berman

Your greatest thrill in sports: Winning

Most important invention or discovery in your lifetime: Cancer research

What would you like to get paid to do for a living?: Baseball

Most difficult interview question: Why should we choose you?

Most influential person in the world: Obama

Job you consider the hardest or worst to do for a living: Roofing

Automobile you would buy tomorrow if you had the money: Corvette ZR1

Favorite amusement park ride: Coasters

Favorite amusement park game: Rings

Favorite amusement park food: Fried dough

Scariest nightmare: Dream about dying

Your largest monthly cell phone bill: $150

Hardest class at Eastern you have taken: Acc 302

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

Favorite city ever visited: Tahoe

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Weightlifting

Greatest fear: Death

World’s most recognizable person: President

Most dangerous animal: Lion

Funniest comedian: Dane Cook

Scariest insect: Spiders

Superstitions: None

Pet Peeve: Cell phone vibrating

Red Sox or Yankees: Sox

Biggest waste of money: Mohegan Sun

Largest crowd you’ve ever been part of: '07 Red Sox playoffs

Longest you’ve ever gone without sleep: 2 days

Something no one would miss if it was blown up: Shafer Hall

Best vacation of all time: Skiing out west

Worst vacation of all time: Delaware

Chances of the U.S. winning the next World Cup: 0

Amount of weekly allowance you would give to your children: 20


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