Major: Athletic Training/Biology
Hometown: Topeka, KS
Nominated By: Jody Miller
“Hands down the best student I’ve ever had. Eric strives to go above and beyond in every situation. Eric is extremely book smart and mentors and assists classmates with homework and studying. Eric understands the behind-the-scenes work such as insurance, packing medical kits, and preparing teams to take the road is just as important as evaluating an injury. Eric has great leadership skills.”
Involvements at Bethany: Athletic Training, Blue Key, and Bio-Chem Club
Plans for Future: I plan to attend medical school and pursue a career in Sports Medicine.
Why did you choose to go to Bethany? I chose Bethany because I could continue to play baseball and further my education. Bethany was the place I could do both.
What has been your favorite memory from college? My favorite memory from college has been from my sophomore year when I went to the NAIA National Wrestling Tournament. I worked this tournament as a Student Athletic Trainer.
What drives you as a person? My biggest drive is to reach my future goals. I consider myself a perfectionist. I want to prove to everyone that I will reach my goals. Also, to have a job that I love.
What are your hobbies? Hunt, Fish, Golf, Going to the lake, Hanging out with friends, Long walks on the beach, and being a pain in the butt to everyone.
Favorite Food: BBQ
Favorite Place to Eat: Any Steakhouse
Favorite Beverage: Pepsi
Favorite TV Show: Duck Dynasty
Favorite Book: From Brandon Martino: Fifty Shades of Gray
Favorite Class: Any Athletic Training Classes
Favorite Movie: Facing the Giants
Favorite Holiday: Fourth of July
Favorite Website: ESPN.com
Favorite Quote: “Heyy, Mere!”
Favorite Pro Team: Kansas City Royals
Favorite College Team: KU
Morning or Night? Night
Eat out or Cook? Cook
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi
Steak or Fish? Steak
Country or Pop? Country
What is your current ringtone? Ducks Quacking
What is your current desktop picture? Kansas Basketball