35 - Karsten Strieby
Karsten Strieby
Height: 6-6
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Brier, Wash.
High School: Mountlake Terrace
Previous College: Arizona Western College
Position: IF
Major: Business Management

Prior to GC: Played two seasons at Arizona Western College in Yuma, Ariz. under head coach John Stratten ... Was a teammate of Bobcat outfielder Josh Young during Young's sophomore season.

In High School: Graduated from Mountlake Terrace High in Mountlake Terrace, Wash. ... Played baseball for head coach Andrew Watters ... Chosen First Team All-Conference ... Also lettered in basketball, taking All-Conference First Team honors as well.

Personal: Majoring in business management ... Son of Ken and Anne Strieby ... Born Feb. 21 ... Lists former MLB great Ken Griffey, Jr. as his favorite athlete ... Chose GC because it was a great opportunity ... His biggest sports thrill is winning ... Lists heights as the thing that scares him the most ... His favorite song is "Return of the Mack", movie is Happy Gilmore and TV show is Entourage ... Lives by the motto: "Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard".