February 29, 2012

Meet Your Islanders: Baseball's Dan Sciantarelli

Dan Sciantarelli is a senior on the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi baseball team. He's in his second year playing with the Islanders. As a junior newcomer to the Islanders, Sciantarelli appeared in 16 games with nine starts before encountering an injury ending his first season with the Islanders. He has recovered from his injury and is ready to take on the 2012 season. He is native of Northcentral Junior College where he played two seasons. He ended his second season with Northcentral averaging .352 batting average with 34 RBI. Prior to his college career Sciantarelli played for Ray High school were he was named District MVP, First Team All Metro and First Team All-South Texas.

Read what Sciantarelli had to say to GoIslanders.com. 

Q: Do you have any game day rituals?

A: I like to get to the field a couple hours prior to the game to get in the mind set and hangout.

Q: What do you like most about your coach?

A: He's a funny guy.

Q: What is something most people don't know about you?

A: I love to play golf.

Q: What are your goals for this season?

A: To do whatever I can to help the team win.

Q: What is the best thing about being an Islander?

A:  Get to play with a great group of guys.

Q: What do you want to be when you grow up?

A: Financial Advisor

Q: Best advice you have ever received?

A: "If you think you know something, you're not thinking hard enough."

Q: What do you enjoy doing when you are not playing baseball?

A: I like fishing, hunting, anything outdoors and hanging out with friends.

Q: How would your teammate's best describe you?

A: A big clown

Q: What is one of your most memorable games?

A: Beating Texas

Favorites:

Truck: Lifted Z-71

Movie: Sandlot

Team: Yankees