Baseball star throws the perfect pitch.

Baseball star throws the perfect pitch.
Bethany Doty

What are you majoring in?
I am currently majoring in general studies, but I plan to go into accounting.

Why did you choose to go to Crowder?
I chose Crowder because of its rich history in college baseball.

What sport do you play and why?
I play baseball. My dad and brother played college baseball while my grandfather was a professional scout for the Detroit tigers.

What position do you play?
I am a right handed pitcher.

At what age did you decide to start playing sports?
I started playing sports around the age of four.

Did you play any other sports besides baseball growing up?
Basketball was the only other sport I ever played.

How are workouts this year compared to last year?
Workouts are just as tough as last year physically, but I am more bought to do the process mentally, so it is easier on that side of things.

How do you feel the baseball team is going to be this year?
I believe the baseball team will be very fun to watch. We have a great group of guys who are willing to work hard every day to reach new levels, and that’s something special.

What are your plans after Crowder?
I plan to further my career in baseball, wherever I get the chance to play the game.

How is it being a student athlete? What are the ups, and downs?
Being a student-athlete is like a full time job. It’s very hard at times weighing time between sports and school, but it is a value that we can use later in life.

What is your walk up song going to be this year? Why?
“Gods Going to Cut You Down”- Johnny Cash. The message in the song gives me chills, and I want the hitters to feel scared.

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
I see myself in Central Arkansas living in the country on a small farm while having a local firm.

What is your favorite subject? Why?
My favorite subject would have to be math. My mom is a mathematics teacher and my dad is an accountant.

What is your favorite hobby?
My favorite hobby would have to be spending time on the farm whenever I am back home. I manage one of the six farms on my own and it helps me relax.

How would you describe yourself in three words?
A simple man.

If you could be any animal what would it be?
I would want to be a tiger. They are silent but dangerous.

If you were stranded on an island, what famous dead or alive actor would you want to be stuck with?
Jennifer Aniston because she would give me the motivation to survive.

What is your best quality?
The ability to communicate with others.

Do you have any pets? If so, what are their names?
King is a Yorkshire terrier; his name matches his ego.

What is your favorite kind of ice cream?
Bluebell Homemade Vanilla.