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COACH HOLOWATY: "As a freshman left-handed pitcher, Michael is not at a varsity pitching level at this time, but is in that freshman class which has great potential. We hope that he keeps improving."

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year member of baseball and three-year starter… four-year member of golf program…  junior year, helped team win Div. II state championship and threw a no-hitter in the finals to win MVP… finished senior season with 6-1 record (18-1 career) and helped team to 21-6 record and second place in conference…


OTHER: Member of the Easton Post 7 American Legion baseball team from ’05 to ’08…


PERSONAL: born Michael K. Holmes April 7, 1990 (turns 19 during season)… career plans: gain career right out of college … hobbies: golf… parents: Diane and Thomas… residence: South Easton, MA…

Career Statistics Thru 2009


Your personal goal for the season: Perform well

Favorite movie: Anchorman

Favorite actor: Will Ferrell

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Hockey

What should be the penalty for athletes who test positive for drugs?: Suspension

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Painting corners

Your choice as best athlete (any level) of all time: Jim Craig

Your choice as greatest song or CD of all time: Black Album-Jay Z

Favorite pro team: Red Sox

Greatest coach (any level) of all time: Herb Brooks

Your favorite moment of all time (not necessarily sports-related): 1980 Olympic hockey team gold

Something you would never be caught dead doing: Cheating

Favorite smell: Girls

Closest brush with greatness: No-hitter in 2007 state championship game

Your greatest attribute: I’m a lefty

What would you like to get paid to do for a living? Play baseball

Job you consider the hardest or worst to do for a living: Anything on Dirty Jobs

Activity you would never be caught dead doing with your parents: Smoking

The word you always misspell: There and their

What will be the price of gas a year from now? $1.50

Automobile you would buy tomorrow if you had the money: Audi

Your contribution to the Green Movement: Recycling

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