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Meet the Mid Presented by Verizon Wireless ... Ted Connolly

Oct. 17, 2011

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- NavySports.com recently sat down with Navy senior guard Ted Connolly to find out more about the men's basketball player from Wexford, Pa. Connolly is one of the strongest players on the team with just 5.10 percent body fat and aspires one day to become the Secretary of Defense.

The Navy men's basketball team will open its season on Friday, November 11 at Longwood in Farmville, Va., beginning at 7:00 pm. The home opener will take place two days later when the Mids host Penn State-Altoona at 4:00 pm on November 13 in Alumni Hall. Tickets are available now on NavySports.com or by calling 1-800-US4-NAVY.

Getting to Know ... Ted Connolly

Interests / Hobbies: Reading

Nickname: TC

Major: History

Best Sporting Event Ever Attended: Steelers' games

Best Concert I Ever Attended: Dave Matthews Band

Best Player I Ever Faced: DuJuan Blair (San Antonio Spurs)

Best Friend From Another Team: Karl DeCiantis (Pitt wrestling)

Team I'd Like to See Added to the Schedule: Pitt -- My hometown team

Toughest Place I've Ever Played: The Pavilion (Villanova)

Magazine Cover I'd Like to Be On: The Economist

Most Famous Person Ever Met: David Robinson

Person I'd Like to Have Dinner With: General David Petraeus (current director of the CIA)

Place I'd Like to Visit: Ireland

Best Part About Living in Annapolis: Everything

Best Moment at Navy: Waking up every day

My First Memory of Basketball: Shooting hoops with my dad

 

 

My Dream Job is: Secretary of Defense

I Would Have Liked to Have Witnessed: World War II

My Hometown is Famous For: Steel

Best Book I Have Ever Read: Warrior of the Light by Paulo Coelho

Favorite Music Artist: Zac Brown Band

Favorite Food: Anything from King Hall

Favorite Sports Movie: All The Right Moves

Favorite TV Show: I don't watch TV

Favorite Pro Athlete:Troy Polamalu (Pittsburgh Steelers)

Favorite Pro Sports Team: Pittsburgh Steelers

Favorite Website: DailyBeast.com

Favorite Class at Navy: Varieties and Philoshopy of Historiography

Favorite League Arena (other than Alumni Hall): Sojka Pavilion (Bucknell)

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