Home-run Hitter Jordan Knows The ABCs of 50 States

Maverick Spotlight

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by ALEX BAUMANN, CSU Public Relations Intern

In this week’s edition of Maverick Spotlight, the inSIDER features Jordan Hart. Hart is a Senior on the MSU Baseball team. The Lyle, Minn., native appeared in 27 games (25 starts) hit .370 with a .407 on-base percentage, .660 slugging percentage, 37 hits, two triples, four doubles, seven home runs, six walks, 19 runs scored and 31 RBI in 2018 and his 25 career home runs are the fifth most in program history.  Let’s get to know Jordan better.

  1. What three words best describe you?
    • Outgoing, laid-back, open-minded
  2. What tops your list of pet peeves? 
    • Loud eaters
  3. As the only human left on Earth, what would you do?
    • Lose my mind due to interaction with others.
  4. What’s the dumbest thing you’ve done that actually turned out pretty well?
    • Not studied for a test and got a 98% on it. 
  5. Who is your all-time favorite sports star?
    • Derek Jeter 
  6.  What is your most prized possession?
    • My Phone
  7. What three items can always be found in your refrigerator
    • Eggs, Ranch, Leftovers  
  8. What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?
    • Say the states in alphabetical order
  9. Who’s your go to band or artist when you can’t decide on something to listen to?
    • Any EDM
  10. What movie title best describes your life?
    • The Pursuit of Happiness (Will Smith, 2006)
  11. What is the luckiest thing that has happened to you?
    • Getting good grades in college.  
  12. What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of?
    • Fortnite
  13. If all jobs had the same pay and hours, what job would you like to have?
    • Baseball Coach
  14. Who inspires you to be better?
    • My dad, because he is my biggest fan not only for sports but for life. 
  15. What is something you will NEVER do again?
    • The Iron Maverick (Baseball competition day)
  16. What TV show or movie do you refuse to watch?
    • The bachelor/bachelorette 
  17. If you could have a super power, what would it be? 
    • Probably fly, because then getting around would be a lot faster. 
  18. If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? 
    • Pay off my tuition.
  19.  What type of music would you (do you) sing in the shower? 
    • Pop/Rap.
  20. What do you like most about Minnesota State University, Mankato? 
    • I like being a part of the baseball team. The last 4 years, I got to connect with people of the team and made new friends. Without being on the team, I don’t think I would have had as much fun at MSU. 

Thank you to Jordan for answering these questions. If you are an athlete or know an athlete who should be in the Athlete Spotlight, please send an email to Alexander.baumann@mnsu.edu.

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