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Getting to Know Josh Elridge

February 19, 2014
By ODU Athletics

#24 Outfielder Josh Elridge

What made you want to come to ODU, besides baseball? The atmosphere, and how close it is to the beach.

What’s one thing fans don’t know about Coach Finwood? He has a dog named Pepper.

What’s your favorite food? Mexican (Chipotle)

Who is the most talented person on the team and what is their talent? P.J. (Higgins) because he can hoop (basketball)

Who do you room with on the road, and what is it like rooming with him? Mike Perez, it is a very chill atmosphere.  We just hangout leading up to the games and relax.

What game(s) are you looking forward to most this season? Conference USA games!

What is your favorite thing to do besides play baseball? Play video games, hangout, play basketball and snowboarding.

Do you have any game superstitions? If so, what? None really, just relax and get mentally prepared for the game.

Who has the best nickname on the team? Do you have a nickname, if so, what is it? Kurt Sinnen and his nickname is squirt.

What is your favorite pro sports team? Favorite pro athlete? Washington Nationals. Ken Griffey Jr.

What are you majoring in, or plan to major in? Sports Management (marketing minor)

Besides professional baseball, what is your dream job? Work in sports facility management.

If you could have dinner with any three people, past or present, who would they be? Ken Griffey Jr, Hank Aaron and Michael Jordan.

What is something unique about you? I am double jointed.

What has been the biggest change for you coming to ODU? Adjusting to being away from home.


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