Q-and-A with Kenny King, Providence baseball
April 17, 2012 6:18PM
Kenny King, Providence baseball
Updated: May 19, 2012 8:11AM
King, a senior outfielder, is flirting with .500 at the midway point in the season for the Celtics, who are 11-4 overall and 3-0 in the Catholic League.
What’s been your most glorious athletic moment?
Hitting a walk-off home run at Cooperstown, N.Y., to help my team advance in the tournament.
What’s been the most embarrassing?
Falling on my face after rounding first base against Lemont.
What has been the key to your fast start?
Offseason workouts and constantly working on my game.
What part of your game do you need to work on the most?
I’m always working to improve every aspect of my game.
What’s a key for the Celtics the rest of the season?
Playing hard every game and keeping our eye on the prize.
What’s your goal during the 2012 season?
Winning the state championship.
What’s your favorite pig-out food?
Who are your favorite athletes?
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.
Nobody knows ...
I hit a baseball through my neighbor’s window.
What’s on your iPod?
Rap, rock and country.
What is your favorite movie and why?
“Friday Night Lights,” because it’s a very motivating and inspirational movie.
As told to Dennis Nelson