32 - Chad Sobotka
Chad Sobotka
Height: 6-6
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.
Position: P
Major: Undeclared
Bats/Throws: R/R
Last School: Riverview HS

Before USC Upstate: Played baseball for four years at Riverview High School in Sarasota, Fla… Posted a 4-2 record with a 3.20 ERA as a senior… Earned team’s Most Valuable Pitcher award as well as Scholar-Athlete honors… Helped squad advance to 2011 state playoffs… Recipient of the school’s Varsity Athletic Award in 2009 and served as a reading mentor in various elementary schools in the Sarasota, Fla., area.

Personal: Born on July 10, 1993 in Sarasota, Fla… Son of David and Kim Sobotka… Has one brother… Favorite season is spring… Favorite actor is Adam Sandler… Hero growing up was Justin Verlander… Enjoys watching any show on ESPN… Favorite food is steak… Favorite movie is “Happy Gilmore”… Wants to be a professional baseball player… Father, David, played collegiate football at Western Michigan University… Brother, Matt, was a member of the crew team at the University of Wisconsin.