Kevin Mahar Up Close

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    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Junior first baseman Kevin Mahar is enjoying an impressive season for the Indiana baseball team. Mahar has played in all 31 games and made 30 starts for the Hoosiers. He owns the team's third-best batting average at .308 and has 17 RBI, six doubles and 16 runs scored. Over the weekend, Mahar collected the game-winning hit as IU rallied to win the third game of the series against Michigan State, 6-5.

    A native of Midland, Mich., Mahar was a three-sport standout athlete in high school. To get to know to more about Kevin off the field, read on...

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    1. The best thing about playing baseball at Indiana is: the teammates

    2. The thing that impresses me most about the coaching staff is: their intensity

    3. I came to Indiana because: Opportunity to play Division I baseball and to get an education

    4. What three words would you use to describe yourself? outgoing, athletic. laid-back

    5. Who was your sports hero as a little kid? Alan Trammell

    6. Favorite pregame meal: Turkey sub with colby cheese and lettuce from the Convenient Mart

    7. Favorite magazine: ESPN, Maxim

    8. What is your greatest ambition? To get better everyday

    9. Favorite movie line, or the one you are constantly repeating, and what movie it's from: `You seriuous, Clark?" -- National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

    10. What's your most memorable sports moment? Beating Drew Hanson in high school to win state

    11. What's the TV show you never miss if you can help it? SportsCenter

    12. The college or professional sports team (any sport) I follow is: Any Detroit professional team (Lions, Tiger,s, Pistons, Red Wings)

    13. After graduation I want to: Coach and teach at the high school level

    14. Person who has had the most influence on my athletic career: My dad

    15. If you could have only four CDs, none of them mixed, what would they be? Tupac -- All Eyes on Me; Master P -- Ghetto D; Tupac -- Greatest Hits; Big Tymers -- Hood Rich

    16. What's the last book you read that wasn't for class? Green Eggs and Ham

    19. Who is the funniest person on the team? Nick Vitielliss




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