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Falcon Friday: Get to know Nick Woodcock

The left-handed pitcher hails from Whitby, Ontario
(Photo - @kelownafalconsbaseball/Instagram, Tami Quan Photography)

It’s time for another Falcon Friday!

Today’s featured Kelowna Falcon has been one of the team’s best pitchers so far as he’s 1-0 with a 1.62 ERA and 20 strikeouts in 16.2 innings pitched. He goes to Yavapai College in Prescott, Arizona and hails from Whitby, Ontario. Get to know left-hander, Nick Woodcock.

Question: What brought you to Kelowna for the summer?

Answer: I was just thinking of playing summer ball and why not play for Kelowna and for the Falcons.

Q: What are your thoughts on Kelowna so far?

A: It’s a beautiful city, I love it. The mountains are nice and my teammates here are cool too.

Q: Being from Ontario, had you ever been here before?

A: No I’ had never been outside Ontario (in Canada), so this is a good experience for me.

Q: What got you into baseball?

A: When I was a kid, I just picked up a glove and a ball and played catch with my dad, and I started playing little league.

Q: What’s your end goal in baseball?

A: Try to ride baseball as far as I can through college and hopefully one day (make the big leagues).

Q: Who’s your biggest inspiration?

A: I’d say my dad.

Q: Favourite baseball team?

A: The Toronto Blue Jays.

Q: What’s your pregame meal and/or ritual?

A: I don’t have a pregame meal, an energy drink is about it (laughs).

Q: What’s your walkout song?

A: What I’ve Done by Linkin Park

Q: What’s your best on-field memory?

A: That’s a tough one, probably pitching at the Rogers Centre [home of the Blue Jays].

Q: If you weren’t playing baseball, what would you be doing right now?

A: I haven’t thought of that much, probably working, maybe construction.

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Jordy Cunningham

About the Author: Jordy Cunningham

Hailing from Ladner, B.C., I have been passionate about sports, especially baseball, since I was young. In 2018, I graduated from Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops with a Bachelor of Journalism degree
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