Kevin Conlin

Sport: Baseball

Year: Freshman

Position: Third Baseman

Hometown: Irvine, CA

High School: University HS

Who is your favorite former UCLA baseball player?
Mike Gerakos - he's a great coach and great person

Who was the best player you played against?
Mike Stodolka

What professional team would you like to play for and why?
The Dodgers - I love them

How old were you when you first started playing baseball?

Who inspired you to play baseball?
My dad

What has been the highlight of your athletic career?
Getting to play ball at a great school

What was your most embarrassing moment in a game?
Getting hit without a cup on

I chose my uniform number (#8):
Because of Cal Ripken Jr.

Do you have any pre-game superstitions or rituals?
I always eat a banana before games.

If you could give advice to a young baseball player, what would it be?
Play hard - you never know who's watching you.

If you could change anything about your sport, what would you change?
Go back to when we could still use -5 bats

If you could be a professional athlete in any other sport other than baseball, what sport would you play?
Golf because you can be out of shape and still be successful

What is your favorite sport other than baseball?

What is your favorite place on campus?
Anyplace where I'm learning

Why did you come to UCLA?
To play baseball and get a good education

Who do you admire most in life?
My father - he's awesome and always gives me good advice

If you could know the answer to one question, what would that question be?
The question I missed on my Anthropology final

What is the one thing you would not do no matter how much money you were offered?
Go to USC

What is something about yourself that few people know?
I'm caring

If you could travel in time, where would you go?
The Gold Rush so I could get rich

If you could have one last meal, what would it be?
Prime rib

What is your favorite ice cream flavor?

Who are the most famous people you've met?
Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams

What is your worst fear?
Being alone

What is your favorite childhood memory?
All of junior high

What is your favorite thing to do outside of sports?
Go to the beach

What is your favorite color?

What is your nickname?

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection?
Any movie with Chris Farley

What is the TV show you can't miss?
The Man Show and SportsCenter

What is your favorite cartoon?
Shrek - he reminds me of Bryan Beck

What celebrity do you admire most?
Britney Spears

What is the last CD you bought?
The new Toby Keith CD

What is the most embarrassing movie you've ever paid to go see?