Justin Gisch

All Your Favorites:
Food: Cheeseburger
Movie: Wedding Crashers
Movie Character: Happy Gilmore
Book (Author): Bible
Book Character (what book?): Harry Potter
Show: Prison Break
Type of Music: All
Musical Artist or Band: Blink 182
Album: Enema of the State
Song (Artist): All the Small Things
Artist: Picasso
Painting: Weeping Woman
City (foreign or domestic): San Diego
State: Hawaii
Country: U.S
Place (anywhere): Home
Sport: Baseball
Activity: working out
Hobby: Fishing
Board Game: Yahtzee
Monopoly Piece: race car
Quote: “I can do all things through christ who strengthens me.”

Why did you choose Santa Clara?
I chose Santa Clara because of baseball mainly. I liked the location, distance from home and the weather. Lastly, I like the academics.

What draws you to baseball? What makes it appealing to you? What is special about the college game?
The excitement and passion that baseball brings to my life. I love how enjoyable it is especially when your successful, but also the tools i have learned to use when i do not succeed. It builds strong friendships and bonds a team. The special thing about a college game is how competitive and exciting it is.

How has the fall season gone for the team and you personally?
I think the fall has been very good. We have learned a lot and are starting to understand what we need to do to be a successful team. For me it had been a good learning experience, I have learned a lot more and am starting to think about little things in the game I never knew or thought about before.

Who is your favorite guy on the team to compete with? To compete against? Why?
Hash is my favorite teammate to compete with and against. When were competing together he is always going 100 percent at all times. I like to compete against him because he always does a real good job and pushes me to beat him and do my best.

Top 5 people, living or dead, to compete against? In what?

  • Jordan (brother): wrestling
  • Nolan Ryan (baseball)
  • Anthony Hascheff (eating competition)
  • Joe Gisch (paying bills and taking care of a household)
  • Matt Glomb (homerun derby)

5 people, living or dead, to have coffee with?

  • Matt Damon
  • Owen Wilson
  • Kenny Treadwell
  • Vince Vaughn
  • Aaron Rodgers

What would you do with a billion dollars?
Be a owner for a baseball team

#1 on your Bucket List?
craziest bungie jump in the world

What’s your ideal 1st date? Who? What? Where?
Mila Kunis, dinner and a movie, Sushi


3 comments on “Justin Gisch

  1. Good luck this year. We Madoles are pulling for you. Stay focused on the thing that matters: Christ. If you don’t college can run away from you really quickly. If you do, school, baseball, family, friends and future will take care of itself. If you ever make your way to North Carolina let us know.
    Darrin Madole

  2. This kid is a stud. One of the most exciting kids to watch out there. Your a boss big big and make me proud out there.

  3. An exceptional player. Aside from pure talent, his passion and dedication to the game will let him play a long time.

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