Student-athlete Q&A: Eric Babin

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen
Eric Babin of Dutchtown

Age: 18

Position: Offensive lineman (football); first base (baseball)   

Team: Dutchtown High School

My favorites

Athlete: Drew Brees

Team: Dutchtown Griffin baseball

Class: Calculus AP

Movie: The Waterboy

TV show: River Monsters

Actor: Adam Sandler

Song: Country Boy by Alan Jackson

Which athlete inspires you and why?

Dillon Day. No matter what day it was, no matter what team he was up against or what kind of game he was having, he always gave 100 percent. He always plays full speed and inspires the younger players to do the same.

What is one of your more memorable moments as an athlete?

Being on the varsity baseball team in 2009. We battled through a tough district and played our way into the state championship game.

What are your plans after graduating?

Attend UL-Lafayette and obtain an engineering degree.

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