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Getting to Know Gage Matuszak

Gage Matuszak was an all-state player at Brighton.

Gage Matuszak was an all-state player at Brighton.

Jan. 22, 2013

We've got a few more 'Getting to Know' players left as spring practices get underway for the team. Today's spotlight is freshman Gage Matuszak, who went to Brighton High School.

What is your favorite baseball memory?
Playing in Atlanta and taking 6th out of 216 teams.

What is your favorite sport besides baseball?
Volleyball.

What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball?
Put movies together.

Do you have a nickname? How did you get your nickname?
Tooz or Toozie (like twos). It goes with my last name Matuzsak and my number was 22.

Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
They are Pac-12, they have great stuff for their athletes, and the mountains.

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?
My mom and dad. They instilled a strong belief in myself.

My favorite thing about Salt Lake City is:
The mountain range.

What are your goals for this year?
Get a 3.5 or higher and start at first base.

What are your pregame superstitions?
To not talk.

What is your major and what do you want to do after you graduate?
My major is film and I want to play pro ball.

 

 

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