College: St. Olaf College
Weight: 180 pounds
Hometown: Northfield, Minn.
Family: mother, Lynda Maus; father, Peter Maus; sister, Celeste Maus; brother, Josh Maus; brother, Ryan Maus; and brother, Tim Maus
Host family: John and Terry Carnahan
Major: exercise science
2013 statistics: batted .306 with 0 home runs, 14 RBIs, scoring 24 runs and stealing seven bases.
Best baseball moment: hitting two home runs in a game during my senior season
Best non-baseball moment: taking second in state football during my junior year.
Other interests: basketball, football, hunting and learning about the human body.
Favorite pro team: San Francisco Giants
Favorite athlete: Buster Posey
Favorite color: orange
Favorite food: crab
Favorite actor: Denzel Washington
Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston
Favorite movie: Field of Dreams
Favorite TV show: Seinfeld
Favorite Cartoon: Batman
Favorite Book: Green Eggs and Ham
Favorite musician: Taylor Swift
Mode of transportation: Ford Ranger
First job: supervisor at the St. Olaf activity center.
Vacation spot: San Francisco
Motto: “Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.’’ — Jim Valvano.
Quincy vs. Danville
When — 6 p.m. (doubleheader)
Where — Danville Stadium
Ticket prices — $6 for adults, $3 for school-age children
Promotion — It’s a triple-play Wednesday at Danville Stadium. For $9, an individual gets admission to the game, a hot dog and a drink.
Probable starting pitchers — Quincy: Game 1, LHP Austin Klein (2-1, 1.68 ERA); Game 2, TBD; Danville: Game 1, RHP Zach Gordon (0-1, 6.18 ERA); Game 2, LHP Jon Rashid (1-1, 1.58 ERA).
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