Get to know: David Paiz, senior infielder

Assistant Sports Editor

MM: If you could rename yourself, what would it be and why?

DP: I’ll probably just stick with my name: David.

MM: Do you know why your parents chose your name?

DP: My dad is David Sr. He wanted to keep the name going, so I’m David Jr.

MM: Is there any hashtag that appropriately describes you?

DP: #TigerWoodsLifestyle. I’m just trying to live his lifestyle, you know?

MM: The same Tiger Woods that cheated on his wife?

DP: No, no, see, I’m not married so it doesn’t—I don’t know, just his golf game, really.

MM: What do you say to impress a girl?

DP: You kind of just go with the flow.

MM: What makes you proud?

DP: For me, probably, I think in high school, I was an average student, and then I came to college and kind of grew up, and now I feel like I might graduate with honors. I treat academics a lot more seriously.

MM: What song best describes you?

DP: Dang, I was going to say an AC/DC song. Any of their songs, any AC/DC song.

MM: Which of your teammates is most likely to win American Idol or Dancing With the Stars?

DP: I would say maybe Colby Targun or something.

MM: Who knows you best on the team?

DP: Cedric Vallieres.

MM: If you could have a superpower, what would it be and why?

DP: Is being like the Joker a superpower? He’s my favorite character in every movie. Yeah, I’m going with the Joker.

MM: Tell me about your parents. Who are you most like between the two?
DP: I’m definitely like my dad, kind of just louder and—yeah. Loud.

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