Preseason Q&As: Lakatos, Sexton, Slater
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Jan. 16, 2014

The 2014 Michigan baseball season is right around the corner. Before the first pitch on Friday, Feb. 14, at Texas State, MGoBlue.com will give you an inside look at Team 148 with our player Q&As. The second installment features senior Alex Lakatos, sophomore Jack Sexton and freshman Johnny Slater.

Alex Lakatos Alex Lakatos, RHP
Senior
Grand Rapids, Mich.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Apply to law schools or become a sports agent
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Growing up, I was an enormous Michael Jordan fan
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Justin Verlander
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Jackie Robinson
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Definitely be football. I like the contact.
The sport I play the worst ...
Hockey. I don't know how (growing up in Michigan) I never learned to skate.
Worst habit ...
I like sweets a little too much.
Favorite MLB team ...
Detroit Tigers
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
Rocket Power or SportsCenter
Favorite TV channel ...
HBO or ESPN
Favorite book ...
Anything by Mitch Albom or John Grisham
Favorite movie ...
Remember the Titans. I could watch it seven days a week.
Favorite actor or actress ...
Tom Hardy
Favorite video game ... Call of Duty
Favorite car ... I'm not big into flashy cars. I love my Jeeps and trucks
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... process-focused
The fastest guy on the team is ... You'd never guess it, but somehow it's me.
The strongest player on the team ... Kevin White
One thing people don't know about me is ... I am a huge fan of animals, especially dogs.
If I had one wish it would be to ... Team 149 to win a few championships.
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a Big Ten Championship with Team 148

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Jack Sexton Jack Sexton, IF
Sophomore
Goldens Bridge, N.Y.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Start a hedge fund
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Derek Jeter
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
My little brother Michael
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Thomas Jefferson
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Football
My advice for kids is ...
Follow your dream
The sport I play the worst ... Bocce
Favorite MLB team ...
New York Yankees
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
SportsCenter
Favorite TV channel ... ESPN
Favorite book ...
The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
Favorite movie ...
Good Will Hunting
Favorite actor or actress ...
Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite food ... Steak
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Enthusiastic
The fastest guy on the team is ... Jacob Cronenworth
The strongest player on the team ... Kevin White
One thing people don't know about me is ... I love music
If I had one wish it would be to ... have unlimited wishes
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a Big Ten championship

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Johnny Slater Johnny Slater, OF
Freshman
Southfield, Mich.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Find a job and start a family
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
LeBron James
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Torii Hunter
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Nelson Mandela
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Basketball
My advice for kids is ...
Take advantage of every opportunity you have
The sport I play the worst ...
Hockey
Worst habit ...
Sleeping with the TV on
Favorite MLB team ...
Detroit Tigers
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
Tom and Jerry
Favorite TV channel ...
ESPN
Favorite book ...
Outliers
Favorite movie ...
Space Jam
Favorite actor or actress ...
Lauren London
Favorite food ... Philly cheesesteak
Favorite video game ... Call of Duty
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Motivated
The fastest guy on the team is ... Jacob Cronenworth
The strongest player on the team ... Kevin White
One thing people don't know about me is ... I'm allergic to peanut butter
If I had one wish it would be to ... Have a successful major league career
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a College World Series

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