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Get to know: Jeremy Hallonquist

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Photo by: Antonio Reyes | Staff Photographer
Jeremy Hallonquist pitches the ball Feb. 20 at Bobcat Ballpark.

Brooke Phillips: What’s your favorite part about playing baseball?

Jeremy Hallonquist: Just coming out here and competing on a day-to-day basis with all the guys.

 

BP: What’s something that makes you happy?

JH: Doing well, striking a guy out and having success.

 

BP: Favorite thing to do on a sunny day?

JH: Go and play golf. I’ve been playing for a year or so as a hobby.

 

BP: Describe your perfect dessert?

JH: Mixed berry pie.

 

BP: Who is one musical artist everyone should know about?

JH: Randy Travis. He’s a good country artist.

 

BP: What online website do you use the most and why?

JH: I’m on ESPN all the time.

 

BP: Who is someone that inspires you?

JH: My parents, their work ethic and their outlook on life.

 

BP: What was the last piece of advice you got and who was it from?

JH: From my parents, to just go out and have a fun last year and not to leave anything on the

table.

 

BP: What are your life goals in 10 years?

JH: Have a job, maybe a house. Maybe have a family by then.

 

BP: How would you describe yourself in one word?

JH: Goofy. Something is always happening to me.

 

BP: What’s something you’ve always wanted to try but never have?

JH: Bungee jumping or something like that. Maybe one day.

 

BP: What’s your favorite place to travel and why?

JH: Probably just the beach. A few years ago I went out to California—the Huntington Beach area—and that was really nice.

 

BP: What is something most people don’t know about you?

JH: I love to go to the gym, or that I like to cook.

 

BP: What is your guilty pleasure?

JH: Netflix. Right now, my favorite show on there is Dexter.

 

BP: Favorite movie of all time?

JH: I’m kind of a dork, but I really like the Harry Potter Series.

 

BP: When was the last time you were proud of yourself?

JH: The third inning (of the March 3 University of the Incarnate Word game) when I got hit and picked up the ball and threw the guy out.