The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

July 24, 2013

Dans Profile: Spencer Herrmann


DANVILLE — Position: outfielder/infielder, pitcher

College: North Florida

Year: junior-to-be

Height: 6-foot-4

Weight: 210 pounds

Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.

Family: mother, Wendy Herrmann; father, Rich Herrmann; and sister, Taylor Herrmann.

Host family: Mark, Jana and Katie Goodwin.

Major: sports management

GPA: 2.0

2013 statistics: batted .314 with 0 home runs and 9 RBIs. Herrmann was also 2-0 with 1 save and he had a 1.74 ERA with 18 strikeouts and five walks.

Best baseball moment: hitting a home run in the district championship game in high school.

Best non-baseball moment: graduating high school.

Other interests: basketball and paintball.

Favorite pro team: Oakland Athletics

Favorite athlete: Randy Johnson

Favorite color: green

Favorite food: any foord

Favorite actor: Mark Wahlberg

Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston

Favorite movie: Shooter

Favorite book: Ticktock by Dean Koontz.

Favorite TV show: Psych

Favorite musician: Thomas Rhett

Mode of transportation: Katie Goodwin

First job: planting flowers

Vacation spot: Florida Keys

Motto: “Speak softly and carry a big stick.’’

Quincy vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

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.

Special guests — The Chicago Blackhawks Band.

Probable starting pitchers — Quincy: LHP Austin Klein (3-2, 3.02 ERA); Danville: RHP Blake Stevens (3-0, 1.50 ERA).

— Chad Dare/Commercial-News