Maverick Spotlight: Cross Wasabi Off Bobby Gauvreau’s List

by ALEX BAUMANN, CSU Public Relations Intern

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Bobby Gauvreau

On this segment of the Athlete Spotlight, the inSIDER features MSU baseball player Bobby Gauvreau. Gauvreau is from Marietta, Georgia and majoring in Sport Management. He went 1-0 with two saves, a 2.45 ERA, 10 walks, 21 strikeouts, 15 hits allowed, and a .234 batting average against in 18 1/3 innings pitched over 14 relief appearances and earned first win of season against Southwest Minnesota State on March 18.

Let’s put Gauvreau into the spotlight!

  1. What three words best describe you.
    • Outdoorsy, Laid back,
  2. What tops your list of pet peeves? 
    • People that smack their lips when they eat
  3. As the only human left on Earth, what would you do?
    • Probably live out the rest of my life in peace or trying to find a dog to chill with 
  4. What’s the dumbest thing you’ve done that actually turned out pretty well?
    • I’ve done a lot of dumb things and none have turned out well 
  5. Who is your all-time favorite sports star?
    • Lambo
  6.  What is your most prized possession?
    • My Hammock/Fishing Rods
  7.  What three items can always be found in your refrigerator
    • Milk, Eggs, Dill pickles 
  8.   What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?
    • Not gonna lie I don’t know 
  9.  Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?
    • Quinn XCII
  10.  What movie title best describes your life?
    • Dazed and Confused 
  11.  What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?
    • When I was about 8 or 9 I won an ipod from a claw machine  
  12.  What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of?
    • American Horror Story 
  13. If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have?
    • Wildlife expert 
  14. Who inspires you to be better?
    • My parents 
  15. What is something you will NEVER do again?
    • Eat Wasabi 
  16. What TV show or movie do you refuse to watch?
    • Keeping up With the Kardashians 
  17. If you could have a super power, what would it be? 
    • Mind Control 
  18. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? 
    • Buy a jeep 
  19. What type of music would you (do you) sing in the shower? 
    • Country Msuic 
  20. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? 
    • It’s a new experience from back home and being able to meet new people is always fun. 

Thank you to Bobby for taking the time to answer these questions. The Athlete Spotlight will be a new weekly segment in order to feature Spring sport athletes throughout the rest of Spring semester and help readers get to know MSU athletes a little bit better. If you are an athlete or know of an athlete who should be featured on the Athlete Spotlight, send an email to

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