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Enrolled at Eastern in the fall of 2008 after two seasons at the University of Connecticut-Avery Point...

Coach Holowaty: “Chris has been stepping up this year and was the most improved player in the fall.  This year he has been working hard and has been playing well in a lot better shape.  He has to be a key person for us and he will be playing outfield while Jimmy (Schult) is pitching.  He will hopefully get some time and will step up to reach his capabilities as a player.”

Previous school: Played baseball during the 2007 and 2008 seasons at UCAP … led the Pointers to consecutive NJCAA Region 21 championships… in 2008, batted .380 with seven HRs and 45 RBI and was named team MVP… in 2007, batted .350 with six HRs and 25 RBI…

High School: Four-year member and two-year starter of baseball and basketball programs… classmate of Eastern pitcher Chris Wojick… in baseball, named team MVP, all-area and all conference in senior season as a member of a 24-2 state championship and conference division championship teams… teammate of Wojick and Eastern sophomore pitcher Mitch Furber on that team... batted .407 as a senior, .375 in his career… senior basketball captain…

PERSONAL: born Christopher S. Thomson July 7, 1988…Major: History…Career Plans: History Teacher…Parents: Patti and Scott…Residence: Uncasville, CT

Career Statistics Thru 2010

CHRIS... REVEALED

Your personal goal for the season:  Win national championship

Favorite activity other than sports:  Fishing

Keep one thing about Eastern:  Student Center

Favorite movie:  The Sandlot

Favorite actor:  Mark Wahlberg

Favorite Olympic sport to watch: Basketball

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

Most difficult aspect of your sport: Mental

Your choice as best athlete of all time: Michael Jordan

Your choice as greatest song or CD of all time: Dave Mathews Band

Favorite pro team: Yankees

If anyone could be your life coach, who would you choose?:  My dad

Greatest coach of all time: Roger Bidwell

Your favorite moment of all time: Winning state championship in 2006

Most embarrassing moment of all time: Losing my bathing suit while tubing

Favorite smell: Grandma’s lasagna

Smartest animal: Dog

Who were you or who do you hope you were in your first life? Babe Ruth

Closest brush with greatness: Hung out with Hasheem Thabeet

Your greatest attribute: Easy going

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

Job you consider the hardest or worst to do for a living: Bio-chemist

Parent’s favorite entertainer: Journey

The word you always misspell: Necessary

What will be the price of gas a year from now? Less than a dollar

Automobile you would buy tomorrow if you had the money: BMW M5

Your contribution to the Green Movement: Recycle

 

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