The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

June 14, 2013

Dans profile: Ben Albano

BY CHAD DARE
Commercial-News

DANVILLE — Position: outfielder

College: Lewis University

Year: senior-to-be

Height: 5-foot-11

Weight: 195 pounds

Hometown: West Dundee

Family: father: Glen Albano; mother, Lorrie Albano; brother, David Albano; and sister, Amanda Littig.

Host family: Ed and Sue Ellen Dryer.

Major: business administration

GPA: 3.6

2013 statistics: batted .305 with seven home runs, 39 RBIs and he scored 33 runs.

Best baseball moment: making it to the NCAA Division II regional baseball tournament this spring.

Best non-baseball moment: catchingh a 10-pound bass

Other interests: fishing and hunting

Favorite pro team: Chicago Bears

Favorite athlete: Kevin Van Dam

Favorite color: green

Favorite food: ribs

Favorite actor: Jason Statham

Favorite actress: Angelina Jolie

Favorite movie: 300

Favorite TV show: River Monsters

Favorite musicial group: Linkin Park

Mode of transportation: Ford Taurus

First job: working construction with my dad.

Vacation spot: Lake Okeechobee in Florida

Motto: “Smash a butterfly with a sledgehammer.’’

Quincy vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $6 adults, $3 school-aged children

Promotions — Fireworks sponsored by Courtesy Ford Lincoln after the game.

Probable starting pitchers — Quincy: RHP Evan James (0-0, 6.35 ERA); Danville: LHP Troy Conyers (0-0, 0.00 ERA.)

— Chad Dare/Commercial-News