January 24, 2009 - by
Countdown To First Pitch: Q & A With Kris Castellanos

Jan. 24, 2009

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State Baseball is gearing up for what looks to be an exciting season in 2009. Following a run to the College World Series last year, the Seminoles hope to make a return trip to Omaha in ’09 returning 18 letterwinners, including five position starters, while welcoming 13 newcomers.

To provide fans with an inside look into the 2009 season, Seminoles.com is featuring daily highlights including interviews with all 33 players as well as a preview for the upcoming season as we count down the days to first pitch on Friday, February 20 against Hofstra.

With 27 days before the season opener against the Pride, Seminoles.com sat down for a question and answer session with freshman left hander Kris Castellanos.

1. What is your favorite professional sports team?
a. New York Yankees

2. What’s your favorite TV show?
a. Baseball Tonight

3. Most recent song you listened to on your iPod?
a. Forever, Chris Brown

4. Who is your favorite pro athlete?
a. Johan Santana

5. Who is the best athlete you have competed against?
a. Tim Beckham

6. Other than at Florida State what is the best venue you have competed at?
a. Legends Field

7. What was the last movie you saw?
a. Batman

8. Dream vacation?
a. Snowboarding in the Rockies

9. Favorite kids cartoon?
a. Bugs Bunny

10. Favorite food?
a. Taco Bell

11. If you could have dinner with any three people (living or dead) who would they be?
a. Babe Ruth, Nolan Ryan and Johan Santana

12. If you weren’t playing your current sport, what would you be doing?
a. Working

13. Superstitions?
a. Not washing socks

14. Who makes you laugh?
a. Kyle Long and Brian Bush

15. Why did you pick FSU?
a. Great program, great tradition

16. Best memory from FSU?
a. Official visit

17. First job?
a. CMC recycling (scrapyard)

18. Talent I would most like to have?
a. Throw with both hands

19. Dream date?
a. Eva Longoria

20. Your words to live by…
a. It is what it is

21. One thing I can’t live without?
a. Family and friends

22. Favorite spot on campus?
a. White Hall

23. What is one superpower you wish you could have?
a. Super Strength

24. When I am at home I like to?
a. Play X Box 360

25. Most influential person in your life?
a. Dad

26. On average I send _____ text messages a day
a. 300-400

27. Facebook or MySpace?
a. Facebook

28. I know it is game time when?
a. You just feel it inside


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