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Coach Holowaty: “Pete is a freshman pitcher who we think has a high side. We hope he continues to improve and be a very positive contribute in our varsity program... hopefully sooner than later.”

 

High School: Four-year member of baseball and hockey teams… two-year baseball starter and four-year hockey starter… pitched and played outfield in baseball… in baseball, two-time all-area selection, gaining first-team honors as a senior… two-time all-conference pick… as a senior in baseball, helped the Vikings (18-6) to their third straight conference tournament title with an 8-1 pitching record and 1.85 ERA and 77 strikeouts…two-sport captain as a senior… 

 

Other: Played for Niantic Post 128 America Legion program…

 

PERSONAL: born Peter W. Gonski November 27, 1994... Parents: Mary Beth and David... Major: Sport and Leisure Management... Career Plans: Physical Therapist... Residence: East Lyme, CT...

 

PETE...REVEALED

 

Favorite aspect of Eastern: The ball field

Favorite athlete of all time: Nomar Garciapparra

Favorite professional sports team: Bruins/Redsox

The hardest class you’ve ever taken at Eastern: Biology

Favorite subject in school: Health class

A class you’ve taken that you’ll never need to use: Have not had one yet

Most beneficial aspect of college life: Eating as much food as I want

The funniest comedian: Kevin Hart

Best choice for next President of the United States: Brian Griffin

Greatest coach of all time in any sport, at any level: Herb Brookes

The greatest sports moment of all time: Miracle on ice

Favorite Smart Phone application: Flick Homerun

Most famous American: Julianne Hough

Most recognizable world figure: Buzz Lightyear

Most important invention in last 100 years: Cleats

Most important advancement in medicine in last 50 years: Gummy multi-vitamins

Biggest problem facing the world: Global warming

Choice for a last meal: Tacobell!

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: Free everything forever

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Boston University hockey

If you could go to any sporting event in the world, which would it be?: World series game 7

Last movie you’ve seen: Mama

Favorite musical artist: Julianne Hough

Favorite actor: Julianne Hough

Favorite book: Harry Potter

Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: Sox games

Favorite sportscaster: Jack Edwards

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Hockey

Favorite human interest story revealed by Olympic coverage: No idea

Olympic sport which should be added: BASEBALL

Olympic sport which should be dropped: Badminton

Olympic sport which you know nothing about: Cross country skiing

Best advice you’ve ever received: Be yourself

Person with the most difficult job in the world: Superman

Area which you consider yourself to be an authority: My room

Area which you know virtually nothing about: Madagascar

Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State

Your biggest rival: Me

Pet peeve: People putting their hand in my glove

Biggest waste of time: Watching soccer

Your goals for the upcoming season: First pitch strikes every time

If you could travel anywhere in the world, it would be to: A private island somewhere

Most dangerous animal: Tyrannosaurus rex

Favorite pizza topping: Pepperoni

What would you like to see as the University’s mascot?: Fighting bananas

 

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