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Coach Holowaty: "Sam is a freshman pitcher with a good arm and good presence on the mound. We think he has a high upside and hopefully, he is going to keep improving and be a contributor to the varsity program."


High School:  Pitched and played shortstop… three-year starter who was named all-conference and team MVP…  helped team to conference semifinals… team captain as a senior… also attended Trinity Catholic for one year…  


Other: Played three summers with the Stamford Post 3 American Legion program…


PERSONAL: born Samuel J. Kosterich March 9, 1993... Parents: Susan and Steven... Residence: Stamford, CT...




Favorite aspect of Eastern: Baseball Team

Favorite athlete of all time: Alexander Ovechkin

Favorite professional sports team: NY Knicks

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

Favorite subject in school: Science

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

Most beneficial aspect of college life: Academics

The funniest comedian: Kevin Hart

Best choice for next President of the United States: Chris Christie

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

The greatest sports moment of all time: Miracle

Favorite Smart Phone application: My folder

Most famous American: Mohammed Ali

Most recognizable world figure: Kim Kardashian

Most important invention in last 100 years: Communications

Most important advancement in medicine in last 50 years: Immunization Shot

Biggest problem facing the world: Religion

Choice for a last meal: Chicken Scarpariello

Should student-athletes receive an annual stipend for their service to their school? If so, how much?: No

Favorite college sports team, other than your own: Uconn

Last movie you’ve seen: Ted

Favorite musical artist: Meek Mill

Favorite actor: Martin Lawrence

Favorite book: Hunger Games

Favorite sporting event you’ve ever attended: WorldSeries game

Favorite sportscaster: Charles Barkley

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Ice Hockey

Favorite human interest story revealed by Olympic coverage: Miracle on Ice

Olympic sport which should be added: Baseball

Olympic sport which should be dropped: Fencing

Olympic sport which you know nothing about: Questioning

Best advice you’ve ever received: YOLO (you only live once)

Person with the most difficult job in the world: President

Area which you consider yourself to be an authority: Sports

Area which you know virtually nothing about: Country Music

Eastern’s biggest rival: Keene State

Your biggest rival: Boston

Pet peeve: Party poopers

Biggest waste of time: Commercials

Your goals for the upcoming season: Win it all

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

Most dangerous animal: Tiger

Favorite pizza topping: Hot Oil

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


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