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July 11, 2013

Dans Profile: Trey McNickle

DANVILLE — Trey McNickle

Position: right-handed pitcher

College: St. Petersburg College

Year: junior-to-be

Height: 6-foot-5

Weight: 195 pounds

Hometown: Land O’Lakes, Fla.

Family: mother, Robin McNickle; father, Russ McNickle; and sister, Jordan McNickle.

Host family: Tim and Mary Ellen Bunton

Major: sports management

GPA: 3.0

2013 statistics:  was 1-2 with 1 save and a 2.31 ERA, while recording 23 strikeouts in 39 innings

Best baseball moment: signing my National Letter of Intent to play baseball next year at South Carolina.

Best non-baseball moments: dunking a basketball for the first time.

Other interests: board games and drinking Mountain Dew.

Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Pirates

Favorite athlete: Danville Dans’ teammate Zach Gordon

Favorite color: pink

Favorite food: cookies

Favorite actor: Will Ferrell

Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston

Favorite movie: Toy Story

Favorite TV show:  Intentional Talk

Favorite cartoon: SpongeBob Square Pants

Favorite book: The Cat in the Hat

Favorite musicial group: Destiny’s Child

Mode of transportation: Nissan Xterra or a pogo stick.

First job: never had a job

Vacation spot: Santa’s Workshop.

Motto: “If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.’’

Quincy vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $6 for adults and $3 for school-age children.

Promotion No. 1 — It’s Cards-Cubs night at Danville Stadium. Anyone wearing Cardinals, Cubs or any Major League Baseball team apparel will get into the game for just $2.

Promotion No. 2 — Danville Dans Kids’ Club night, sponsored by Pediatric Providers of Danville. Members of the kids’ club get free admission, they get to participate in the pre-game “High Five” tunnel and one member will be a guest public address announcer.

Probable starting pitchers — Quincy Gems: LHP Brady Arenson (0-0, 2.70 ERA); Danville Dans: RHP Blake Stevens (2-0, 2.11 ERA).

 

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