FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
FRESNO, Calif. – Jordan Ribera returns for his sophomore campaign after starting 16 and appearing in 43 games as a freshman. Ribera recorded five homeruns, 16 RBIs and finished the year with a .215 batting average. Ribera took a moment after practice to sit down with gobulldogs.com and answer a few questions.
GB: Why did you choose Fresno State?
JR: My family attended Fresno State and all my family lives here. Fresno State was a chance to play close to home and have my family support me in the stands.
GB: When did you start playing baseball? Why?
JR: I started playing baseball when I was three years old. I have always had a love for the game and all my friends played.
GB: What is your favorite thing about Bulldog baseball?
JR: My favorite thing about baseball here is my teammates and getting a chance to play with them. The friendships that I make with them are another great thing about Bulldog baseball.
GB: The best team that you have faced? What made them the best?
JR: Arizona State, they had extremely great players and great coaching staff.
GB: What is your pre-game ritual?
JR: My pre-game ritual includes lunch with my dad, Mountain Dew Amp, and a prayer.
GB: When you aren’t playing baseball you are…
JR: It depends on the season, in the summer wakeboarding, sleeping, eating, or surfing. In the winter, snowboarding, sleeping, or eating.
GB: What is something that most people don’t know about you?
JR: I love to cook and read.
GB: What is your most embarrassing sports moment?
JR: Striking out four times in one game.
GB: What is your favorite…?
JR: Food: Mexican, TV Show: House, Movie: Boondock Saints
Be sure to head down to Beiden field for opening night and cheer on Jordan Ribera and the rest of the Bulldogs on Feb. 20 against Washington.