JAKE OSSELL EAGAN, Sr., BASEBALL
Ossell is the starting second baseman for an Eagan team looking to bounce back from a 9-12 season in 2014. Here is a closer look at Ossell, who also was a defensive back on the football team:
Q: Best movie you've seen in the last year is ...
A: … "Interstellar."
Q: Three words or phrases friends or teammates would use to describe you are …
A: … confident, hardworking and enthusiastic.
Q: Three songs you never skip on your iPod are …
A: … "Cashed Out" by Lil Wayne; "Homecoming" by Kanye West; and "Summer" by Calvin Harris.
Q: Your three favorite apps?
A: Snapchat, Twitter and Instagram.
Q: Who do you like to follow the most on Twitter, and why?
A: Rob Delaney. He is a really funny comedian and always tweets funny things at celebrities.
Q: At your first varsity practice, you felt …
A: ... excited to be able to show my skills and how much I improved from the previous season.
Q: What did you work on most in the offseason?
A: My footwork on double plays and my swing.
Q: What is your favorite thing to eat before a game?
A: Mac and Peanut Butter granola bars.
Q: What are your goals for the baseball season?
A: Make it to the Class 3A state tournament.
Q: What is your most memorable moment as a high school athlete?
A: Beating Eastview 21-10 my junior year of football for the first time in 13 years.
Q: Name one sport that you wish you could play, and why?
A: Golf. I've played it for as long as I can remember, but because of baseball I've never had the chance to play it competitively.
Q: What is the best sports advice you ever received?
A: "It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog."