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#35 Chris Beaver
Position: Pitcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 235
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Mooresville, N.C.
High School: Mooresville
Major: Kinesiology-physical education
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As a freshman:

  • Reserve long snapper on JMU football team
  • Made career debut in season opener against Southern Illinois
  • Threw a shut-out inning against Radford allowing one base runner while striking out two.

Before JMU:

  • Played forJeff Burchetteand the Mooresville Blue Devils
  • Member of a conference championship team
  • Won the district in 2008
  • Named all-county, all-conference, and all-region as a sophomore
  • As a junior part of the all-county team in the Northern Piedmont Conference
  • Member of the all-county and all-conference teams as a senior
  • Winner of the Coach's Award as a senior
  • Played in the N.C.State games
  • Played football and was named a member of the all-county team as a senior
  • Elected team captain in both baseball and football for his senior season.

Personal:

  • Son of Dana and Keith Beaver
  • Physical educationmajor with a business minor
  • Plays football for the Dukes
  • Great nephew of Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Hoyt Whilhelm.

 

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Getting to know Chris

Why did you choose JMU?

So that I could do the two things that I love (football and baseball) for highly respected programs.

What are your goals for the year?     

I want to prove myself and help the team in any way that I can and continue to get better.

What is your major?

Physical Education

What do you want to do after college?

My goal is to play professional baseball or football of course.  If that doesn't work out then I want to coach football or baseball at the high school or college level.

What activities or hobbies do you enjoy other than baseball?

I enjoy hanging out with family and friends, watching movies, and relaxing when I get a chance.

Who was your baseball idol growing up?

Roger Clemens

What was your greatest baseball moment pre-college?

My senior year throwing a no-hitter

What influenced you the most in your decision to play baseball?

My Dad, he has been pushing me since little league to be the best that I can be and to work hard.

Do you have a nickname on the team?

Beav

Do you have a pre-game ritual? If so, what is it?

I just listen to music and relax.

Do you have any superstitions when you're on the field or in the dugout?

No I just play.

What is one thing you would change about baseball?

I would make it a full contact sport.

Who or What is your favorite:

Fast Food?  Bojangles

Movie?  Rush Hour 3

Pre-Game Music?  Rock and Lil Wayne

MLB Team?  Atlanta Braves

MLB Player?  Roger Clemens

TV Show?  Sports Center

Place to eat on Campus?  Dukes