Attended Central Connecticut in 2007/08 and played at Keene State College in 2009…
Coach Holowaty: “Mark is a transfer from Keene State who has got to get stronger. He is a good defensive ball player who could possibly be a role player for the varsity team.”
Previous School: Appeared in 21 games with 11 starts at Keene State… batted .264 (14-for-53) with seven runs and seven RBI… batted .346 (9-for-26) in his first eight games… helped the Owls to an overall 25-16 record, 8-6 in the Little East Conference… Keene shared third place in the final LEC standings and was No. 3 seed in LEC tournament… Owls won their best-of-three playoff against No. 6 UMass Dartmouth and split four LEC tournament games in the four-team double-elimination format, losing both games to Eastern… did not appear in four games (all losses) to Eastern during the season..
High School : Four-year member of baseball and hockey teams…baseball team was division champion junior and senior year…
PERSONAL: born Mark A. Julius August 1, 1989…Major: Physical Education…Parents: Diane and Mark…Residence: Meriden, CT…
Best place for pizza: My Dad’s kitchen
Most difficult aspect of college: Time management
When you were young, favorite game to pass time on a car trip: License plategame
Most difficult aspect of your sport: Hitting
Best athlete (any level) of all time: Bo Jackson
Favorite pro team: New York Yankees
A reality TV show you would like to see created: The Life of Evan and Mark
Your greatest thrill in sports: Winning the Hartford Twilight League Championship
What would you like to get paid to do for a living? Play baseball
Most difficult interview question: What is the most difficult interview question?
Most influential person in the world: My Dad
Job you consider the hardest or worst to do for a living: Customer Service line for as seen on TV products.
Automobile you would buy tomorrow if you had the money: 1967 Pontiac GTO
Your largest monthly cell phone bill: $38
Hardest class at Eastern you have taken: HPE 328
A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Music 100
Favorite city ever visited: New York
Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Ice Hockey
Most dangerous animal: Mosquito
Funniest comedian: Kevin James
Pet Peeve: People who take up two parking spaces.
Red Sox or Yankees: Yankees
Biggest waste of money: Cigarettes
Largest crowd you’ve ever been part of: 1996 World Series Game
Longest you’ve ever gone without sleep: 2 days
Something no one would miss if it was blown up: Fenway Park
Amount of weekly allowance you would give to your children: Depends on how much they did.