Aug. 21, 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 Mark McCants.
NAME: Mark McCants
HOMETOWN: Flower Mound, Texas
MAJOR: Engineering Management
FAVORITE ATHLETE: Mariano Rivera
FAVORITE SPORTS TEAM: Texas Rangers
BEST PART OF ARMY BASEBALL: Being with the guys
OPPONENT MOST LOOKING FORWARD TO PLAYING: everybody
HOW ARE YOU SPENDING YOUR SUMMER: CLDT for the first three weeks, then an internship with Lockheed Martin, and then CTLT in Ft. Sill, Okla. for the last three weeks.
TO RELAX, I: sleep and eat
FAVORITE MEAL: chips and queso
FAVORITE VACATION SPOT: Florida
MY IPOD HAS: a little bit of everything, but more country
FAVORITE PART OF ARMY GAMEDAY: the games
FAVORITE PART OF WEST POINT: the view from the baseball field
DESCRIBE ARMY BASEBALL: a family of ruthless champions
WHO IS THE STRONGEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: Jacob Page
WHO IS THE FUNNIEST PLAYER ON THE TEAM: John Malcolm
WHICH PLAYER IS MOST LIKLEY TO BECOME A GENERAL: Johnny Griffith
WHAT TEAM THAT IS NOT ON OUR SCHEDULE WOULD YOU LIKE TO PLAY AND WHY: Any top 5 team, because they’re in the top 5.
I FOLLOW HOW MANY PEOPLE ON TWITTER: 190
2014 Getting to Know Archive