Enrolled at Eastern in January of 2010 after three semesters at Post University…

Coach Holowaty: “Mitch shows potential at times and hopefully he can step up and develop more than one pitch and be a spot starter. He just needs time to work on his pitches and strengthen himself.  He could be a factor in our pitching staff somewhere along the line.”

 High School: Four-year member of baseball team and one-year member of basketball team…in baseball team named to the all-conference team junior and senior year…baseball team won state championship in 2006…academically received high honors junior year and honors senior year…tied a program record for most complete games in a season… 

Previous School: Was 2-0 with a 3.48 ERA at Post in 2009, when Division II Eagles finished 25-18… appeared in nine games on the mound... completed two of his four starts... struck out 30 and walked nine in 33 2/3 innings... ... one of two ‘true’ freshmen on roster…

PERSONAL: born Mitch K. Furber July 24, 1990… Major: Physical Education… Career Plans: Teaching and Coaching… Parents: Paula and Ken… Residence: Oakdale, CT…

Career Statistics Thru 2011


Favorite aspect of Eastern:­­ Baseball Team

One thing I would change about Eastern: No Friday Classes

Favorite aspect of my sport:  Winning

Personal goal for the season: Going all the way

Favorite sport other than my own: Football

My favorite moment playing sports: Getting back-to-back game winning hits in the same day in a DH in the ECC tournament. 

My most disappointed moment playing sports: Losing

Most visited website: Facebook

Favorite song: Notorious B.I.G.- Sky Is The Limit

Dream job: Whatever makes that money

If I were a superhero my superpower would be: Read Minds

Favorite professional or amateur team: New York Yankees

Last movie I’ve seen: The Takers

Favorite  musical artist: The Game

Favorite athlete: Ken Griffey Jr. (retired) but in the game would probably be Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Most despised professional athlete: Yao Ming

In 10 years, I could see myself:  Living big wit kids and wife

In 10 years, I hope that I am not (do not answer “dead”): A bum

If you won lotto, what would you do with the money? Straight to the Bank

Biggest waste of money: Gas

If I could go out on a date with a celebrity, the celebrity would be: Kim Kardashian

If I could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to:  Dominican Republic

If I could change one thing in the world, it would be: Racism

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