Getting to Know: Daniel Cortes

Daniel Cortes

Daniel Cortes

July 28, 2014

Each weekday this summer a new cadet-athlete will be featured in Getting to Know, a Q&A series where Army fans can read about their favorite players. Today's cadet is senior baseball player Daniel Cortes.

NAME:
Daniel Cortes

HOMETOWN:
Altamonte Springs, Fla.

MAJOR:
Economics

FAVORITE ATHLETE:
Roberto Clemente

FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM:
Boston Red Sox

BEST PART OF ARMY BASEBALL:
The boys

FAVORITE STADIUM TO PLAY IN:
Anywhere with a baseball diamond and no turf

OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING:
Air Force

HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER:
Working on my car

TO RELAX, I:
Cook and spend time with my family and fiancée

FAVORITE MEAL:
Steak and moro rice with croquettes

FAVORITE VACATION SPOT:
Medellín, Colombia

MY IPOD HAS:
Hip Hop, Rap, Country, Reggaeton, Salsa, Merengue

FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY:
Ham coins for breakfast

FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT:
Field training

DESCRIBE ARMY BASEBALL:
Heart, hustle, ruthlessness

ARMY'S OFFENSIVE MVP IN 2015 WILL BE:
Kevin McKague

ARMY'S DEFENSIVE MVP IN 2015 WILL BE:
J.T. Watkins

WHAT PLAYER WILL SURPRISE PEOPLE IN 2015:
Zach Price

WHO IS FASTEST PLAYER ON TEAM: Clayton Mosley

WHO IS FUNNIEST PLAYER ON TEAM:
Cody Murtle, Logan Lee

WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A GENERAL:
Manny Fernandez

WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY:
Any California team at their field. I've never been to Cali.

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