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Getting to Know Dalton Carroll

Dalton Carroll was an all-state selection out of Taylorsville High School.

Dalton Carroll was an all-state selection out of Taylorsville High School.

Oct. 25, 2012

With the spring season coming up before we know it, UtahUtes.com will introduce you to the new players on the team in 'Getting to Know.' Today's spotlight is freshman Dalton Carroll, who was an all-state selection out of Taylorsville High School.

What is your favorite baseball memory?
Throwing my first no-hitter during the 2012 high school season.

What is your favorite sport besides baseball?
Football

What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball?
Enjoy the outdoors with friends and family (camping, fishing, hiking, etc.).

Do you have a nickname? How did you get your nickname?
Twin. I acquired this nickname from teammates who couldn't tell my brother and I apart.

Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
The tough Pac-12 conference and being able to stay close to home.

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?
My family, no matter what the obstacle or challenge is they have and will always support me.

My favorite thing about Salt Lake City is:
The mountains during winter.

What do you like best about Coach Kinneberg?
Not only does he care about his players on the field, but also in the classroom.

What are your goals for this year?
Gain a starting role in the rotation and be a player that others want to be around.

What are your pregame superstitions?
I enjoy putting on my Beats and listening to music.

What is your major and what do you want to do after you graduate?
Business, be a successful man and responsible husband and father.

 

 

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