Holowaty: “Greg is one of our top four pitchers who can be better than he was last year. Each year, he has been improving, and we are expecting him to have a bust-out year this year."
High School: Played baseball and basketball for four years… two-sport all-conference pick and CHSCA All-Star Game as a senior in baseball... named to all-area baseball team by batting .420 with 37 hits, three HRs, 30 RBI and featuring a 5-1 pitching record with 82 strikeouts... team MVP in baseball as a senior captain and team MVP in basketball twice… pitched and played third base in baseball… member of conference baseball title team as a sophomore… 3.70 GPA...
Other: Pitched and played third base for the Mystic Schooners of the New England Collegiate Baseball League in the summer of 2012... as a pitcher for 9-31 team, appeared in 11 games out of the bullpen with 22 strikeouts and 14 walks and a 7.36 ERA in 14 2/3 innings... did not have a decision or save... fielded at 1.000 on 14 chances... batted .179 (5-for-28) with a home run, seven RBI and five runs... four-year member of New London American Legion team which won two zone championships...
PERSONAL:born Greg C. Porter December 25, 1991... Parents: Pam and Dan... Major: Health and Physical Education... Career Plans: Coach at a high level...Residence: Mystic, CT...
Career Statistics Thru 2012
Favorite aspect of Eastern: Campus
Favorite athlete of all time: Vince Carter
Favorite professional sports team: NY Yankees and NY Giants
The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: Anatomy
Most beneficial aspect of college life: Friends
Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: Lombardi
The greatest sports moment of all time: Giants beating Patriots in Super Bowl
Most recognizable world figure: Obama
Most important invention in last 100 years: Cell phone
Biggest problem facing the world: War
Choice for a last meal: Steak
Favorite college sports team, other than your own: UNC
If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be?: World Series
Favorite actor: Vince Vaughn
Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: Yankees games
Favorite sportscaster: Steven A Smith
Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Basketball
Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State
Your biggest rival: Team in other dugout
Your goals for the upcoming season: Win
If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: Brazil
Most dangerous animal: Grizzly Bear
Favorite pizza topping: Peperoni
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