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Getting to Know AJ Young

AJ Young played at Gila Bend High School in Arizona.

AJ Young played at Gila Bend High School in Arizona.

Nov. 27, 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 AJ Young.

What is your favorite baseball memory?
Making the Area Code Team

What is your favorite sport besides baseball?

What do you like to do when you are not playing baseball?
Hang out with family and friends.

Do you have a nickname? How did you get your nickname?
AJ - it is my two initials.

Why did you choose Utah? What is the best thing about Utah?
The coaching staff and the Pac-12.

Who has been the biggest influence in your life and why?
My dad for pushing me to get here.

My favorite thing about Salt Lake City is:
How clean it is.

What do you like best about Coach Kinneberg?
How straight-up he is.

What are your goals for this year?
To be in the starting lineup.

What are your pregame superstitions?
I have to eat a whole chicken.

What is your major and what do you want to do after you graduate?
EMS because of my family in the service.



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