The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

July 2, 2013

Dans Profile: Jon Rashid


DANVILLE — Position: left-handed pitcher

College: North Central College

Year: senior-to-be

Height: 6-foot-2

Weight: 172 pounds

Hometown: Skokie

Family: father, Jim Rashid; mother, Jan Rashid; brother, J.D. Rashid; brother, Joe Rashid; and sister, Jill Rashid.

Host family: Brad and Laura Irle

Major: physical education

GPA: 3.30

2013 statistics:  was 5-2 with a 3.93 ERA. He also had one complete game to go along with 28 strikeouts and just 11 walks in 55 innings.

Best baseball moment: making the Prospect League Championship last year while playing with the Dubois County Bombers.

Best non-baseball moment: wearing dreadlocks last summer.

Other interests: basketball, video games

Favorite pro team: Chicago Cubs

Favorite athlete: Matt Garza

Favorite color: blue

Favorite food: tacos

Favorite actor: Mark Wahlberg

Favorite actress: Megan Good.

Favorite movie: The Other Guys

Favorite TV show:  SportsCenter

Favorite cartoon: Family Guy

Favorite musical group: Travis Porter

Mode of transportation: Nissan Sentra

First job: a host at Bakers Square

Vacation spot: Hawaii

Motto: “All day, every day.’’

Springfield vs. Danville

When — 6 p.m. (doubleheader)

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $2

Promotions — Two-buck Tuesday. Everything from admission to hot dogs to beverages are $2.

Probable starting pitchers — Springfield: Game 1, TBD and Game 2, TBD; Danville: Game 1, RHP Corbin Olmstead (1-1, 3.76 ERA) and Game 2, LHP Jacob Hall (0-0, 9.00 ERA).

— Chad Dare/Commercial-News