The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 13, 2013

Dans profile: Corbin Olmstead


DANVILLE — Corbin Olmstead

Position: right-handed pitcher/infielder

College: University of North Florida

Year: sophomore-to-be

Height: 6-foot-3

Weight: 210 pounds

Hometown: Tampa, Fla.

Family: father, James Olmstead Jr.; mother, Wendy Olmstead.

Host family: Lynn and Pat Wolgamot

Major: electrical engineering

GPA: 3.4

2013 statistics:  batted .307 with 0 home runs, 19 RBIs and he scored 20 runs. He was also 4-1 with six saves and a 2.81 ERA to go along with 44 strikeouts in 41Ð innings.

Best baseball moment: getting his first career save against the University of Florida in Gainesville, Fla.

Best non-baseball moments: being the valedictorian of my senior class.

Other interests: sports and video games.

Favorite pro team: Tampa Bay Rays

Favorite athlete: Evan Longoria

Favorite color: blue

Favorite food: steak

Favorite actor: Robert Downey Jr.

Favorite actress: Mila Kunis

Favorite movie: Warrior

Favorite TV show:  Family Guy

Favorite musician: Andy Mineo

Mode of transportation: Toyota Corolla

First job: never had a job

Vacation spot: Hawaii

Motto: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’’

Hannibal vs. Danville

When — 6 p.m. (doubleheader)

Where — Danville Stadium

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

Promotion — 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 — Hannibal: LHP Kyle Kuck (1-1, 2.53 ERA) and RHP Jonathon Wandling (1-1, 0.39 ERA); Danville: RHP Zach Gordon (0-1, 7.36 ERA) and RHP Cody Carroll (1-0, 1.80 ERA).

— Chad Dare/Commercial-News