Preseason Q&As: Szkutnik, White, Wenson
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Feb. 7, 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 ninth installment features juniors Trent Szkutnik and Kevin White and freshman Harrison Wenson.

Trent Szkutnik Trent Szkutnik, LHP
Junior
Temperance, Mich.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Run a classic car restoration business.
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Michael Jordan
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
James Bourque
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Thomas Jefferson
If I played another sport, it would be ...
To race in the grand prix or Lemans.
My advice for kids ... Never be satisfied
The sport I play the worst ... Football (still can't throw a spiral)
Worst habit ...
Bite/pick my nails constantly.
Favorite MLB team ... C'mon -- Detroit Tigers!
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
Dukes of Hazzard
Favorite TV channel ...
Fox News
Favorite book ...
Donald Trump "Art of Deal"
Favorite movie ...
The Patriot
Favorite actor or actress ...
Ben Affleck
Favorite video game ... Can't stand them
Favorite food ... Pizza
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Determined
The fastest guy on the team is ... Alex Lakatos
The strongest player on the team ... Kevin White
One thing people don’t know about me is ... I love to dance, even though I'm not the greatest.
If I had one wish it would be to ... Play in the Grande League.
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a Big Ten championship.

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Kevin White Kevin White, C
Junior
Charlottesville, Va.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Serve in the military.
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Chipper Jones
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Nick Redmond
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Jesus
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Wrestling
My advice for kids is ...
Invest in your mind, control what you can control, never choose the path of least resistance and never be satisfied.
The sport I play the worst ... Golf
Worst habit ... Spicy food upsets my stomach, but I still put hot sauce on everything.
Favorite MLB team ...
Atlanta Braves
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
Dukes of Hazzard
Favorite TV channel ... History Channel
Favorite book ...
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
Favorite movie ...
The Magnificent Seven
Favorite actor or actress ...
Clint Eastwood
Favorite video game ... Don't play video games
Favorite food ... Chicken fried steak with gravy
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Proficient
The fastest guy on the team is ... Jacob Cronenworth
The strongest player on the team ... Carmen Benedetti
If I had one wish it would be to ... Have the ability to never need sleep ... so that I would never miss a second of life and so that I could accomplish more.
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a national championship.

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Harrison Wenson Harrison Wenson, C
Freshman
Farmington Hills, Mich.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Be in the front desk of a MLB team or own a medical equipment company.
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Tom Brady
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Jim Abbott
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Thomas Edison
If I played another sport, it would be ... Football
My advice for kids is ...
Work as hard as possible and never give up on what you love to do.
The sport I play the worst ...
Hockey
Worst habit ... Biting the inside of my mouth.
Favorite MLB team ...
Detroit Tigers
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
Clifford
Favorite TV channel ...
ESPN
Favorite book ...
Lord of the Rings series
Favorite movie ...
The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite actor or actress ... Al Pacino
Favorite video game ... NHL '14
Favorite food ... Ravioli with Italian sausage
One word to describe Erik Bakich ...Relentless
The fastest guy on the team is ... Alex Lakatos
The strongest player on the team ... Kevin White
One thing people don’t know about me is ... That ping pong is my calling.
If I had one wish it would be to ... Have a successful career in the Major Leagues.
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a national championship.

Previous Q&As
McAnallen, Maezes, Adcock (Feb. 5)
Ballantine, Jusick, Lamb (Feb. 3)


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