Student-Athlete Spotlight: Tim Wetzel, Baseball
May 5, 2014
No. 31 Tim Wetzel
Baseball - Outfielder
Tim Wetzel has been a four-year starter and is a team captain on the 2014 Ohio State baseball team. The outfielder has made 196 career starts, tallying 21 doubles, four triples and four home runs. The Mayfield, Ohio, native has scored 101 runs and drive in 81 to go along with 29 career stolen bases.
Do you prefer The Oval in the Fall or Spring? - When we had quarters, spring. But now, it's got to be fall.
Where is the best place to sit for lectures? - Back row, with the left-handed desk.
Most underrated place to study on campus - Find a random lecture hall with a chalkboard and get to work.
Why did you choose your major? I love it and it helps me reach my goals.
Describe your first day as a student at The Ohio State University? - I was way too excited, got lost a few times, but still managed to show up about 20 minutes early to lectures....rookie.
Favorite TV show - Friends
Favorite movie - Every single Harry Potter
Favorite book and/or magazine - The Secret
Favorite celebrity - Don't have one
Last concert I attended was - Juicy J at the south oval...it was brutal.
Favorite pro sports team - All Cleveland sports.
Favorite athletic memory - Sweeping That Team Up North on 2 walk-off wins freshman year
Team you're most looking forward to competing against - TTUN
Dream event (non-sport or sport-related) you would like to attend - Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
Pre-game ritual? - Relax and eat some food.
Most interesting place I've visited - Germany
Place I would like to visit - The rest of Europe
Favorite home cooked meal - Chicken Parmesan
Favorite snack food - Potato Chips
Guilty pleasure snack and/or food - Ice Cream
Person I most admire - My dad and older brother
In 10 years, I would like to be - A well-known physician
If I had a million dollars, I would - Don't tease me, I am broke!
Most prized possession - My friends and family
Best piece of advice you've received - Control what you can control and everything else will take care of itself.
If you could have dinner with any 3 people (alive or dead), who would they be and what/where would you eat - Ronnie Belliard, Ronnie Coleman, Abe Lincoln. Would have to be at a buffet.
What is your hometown known for? - Nothing
Pop or Soda? - Pop
Cats or Dogs? - Dogs but I don't really love either
Early Bird or Night Owl? - A little bit of both
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