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Coach Holowaty: "Josh is a freshman, another sleeper, who has potential. He needs development, but is a very fine defensive outfielder. He needs to improve his hittiing, and hopefully he is going to do that."

 

High School: Pittched and played outfield as a four-year member of the baseball program… also played four seasons of soccer and two of basketball… in baseball, earned all-conference recognition  and was an Elite Team selection… set a program season record with a .475 batting average as a senior…  member of soccer team which reached the state title… named to academic honor roll throughout high school…  

 

Other: Has played the summers of 2011 and 2012 with the Simsbury Post 84 American Legion team…

 

PERSONAL: born Joshua B. Holihan December 20, 1993... Parents: Stella and Bruce...Major: Business Administration...

Career Plans: Get a good job...Residence: Simsbury, CT...

 

JOSHUA...REVEALED

 

Favorite aspect of Eastern: The Ballpark

Favorite athlete of all time: Bo Jackson

Favorite professional sports team: Boston Red Sox

The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: Any 8am

Favorite subject in school: Psychology

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

Most beneficial aspect of college life: Freedom

The funniest comedian: Bill Burr

Best choice for next President of the United States: George Dubya

The greatest sports moment of all time: 2004 Red Sox win the World Series, broke the curse

Most recognizable world figure: Easy E

Most important invention in last 100 years: TV

Most important advancement in medicine in last 50 years: Cyber knife

Choice for a last meal: Hibachi

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: Absolutely, cost of admission

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: NC State

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

Last movie you’ve seen: Good Will Hunting

Favorite musical artist: Blink 182

Favorite actor: Denzel Washington

Favorite book: The Kite Runner

Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: Red Sox Game

Favorite sportscaster: Chris Burman

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Free-Style Snowboarding

Olympic sport which should be added: Wake Boarding

Olympic sport which should be dropped: Curling

Olympic sport which you know nothing about: Cross country skiing

Person with the most difficult job in the world: Drawbridge operator

Area which you consider yourself to be an authority: Black ops

Area which you know virtually nothing about: Politics

Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State

Your biggest rival: Myself

Pet peeve: When people get grilled, not crispy

Biggest waste of time: Waiting in lines

Your goals for the upcoming season: To better than my last season

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

Most dangerous animal: Black Mamba

Favorite pizza topping: Bacon

What would you like to see as the University’s mascot?: An Eagle

 

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