The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

July 30, 2013

Dans Profile: Troy Conyers

BY CHAD DARE
The Commercial-News

DANVILLE — Troy Conyers

Position: left-handed pitcher/first baseman

College: University of San Diego

Year: sophomore-to-be

Height: 6-foot-5

Weight: 230 pounds

Hometown: Lakeside, Calif.

Family: father: Brent Conyers; and mother, Daria Conyers.

Host family: Cheryl and Rick Rotramel.

Major: business

GPA: 2.8

2013 statistics:  batted .273 with 0 home runs and 5 RBIs. Conyers was also 3-2 with 1 save and he had a 5.70 ERA. He also had 27 strikeouts in 23.2 innings.

Best baseball moment: closing for Team USA in the Pan-American Baseball Championships in Mexico.

Best non-baseball moment: going fishing and catching 35 trout with my dad.

Other interests: fishing, freestylin’ and surfing.

Favorite pro team: Miami Heat

Favorite athlete: LeBron James

Favorite color: blue

Favorite food: sushi

Favorite actor: Denzel Washington

Favorite actress: Mila Kunis

Favorite movie: Superbad

Favorite TV show:  Big Bang Theory

Favorite cartoon: South Park

Favorite book: The Outsiders

Favorite musicians: Mac Miller and Mike Stud

Mode of transportation: Nissan Titan

First job: Never had one

Vacation spot: The Sierra Mountains

Motto: “Take it sleazy.”

Terre Haute vs. Danville

When — 6:30 p.m.

Where — Danville Stadium

Ticket prices — $2

Promotions — Two-buck Tuesday. Everything from admission to hot dogs to beverages are $2.

Probable starting pitchers — Terre Haute: TBD; Danville: LHP Spencer Herrmann (1-2, 1.97 ERA).