Joey Gennusa
2016-17 Baseball
NO
37
POS
OF
YR-EXP
FR-HS
B/T
L/L
HT
5-10
WT
170
HOMETOWN
Kingwood, Texas
PREVIOUS SCHOOL
Kingwood HS
Joey Gennusa

PRIOR TO UT TYLER: Comes to Tyler after playing and graduating from Kingwood High School... Was a two-year letterman at Kingwood where he hit .253 and helped lead his team to a pair of bi-district championships under head coach Kelly Mead... Also played basketball for Kingwood HS. 

PERSONAL: Son of Paul and Dianne Gennusa. Has one sibling, Tony Gennusa. His brother, Tony, played college baseball at Texas Lutheran. 

MAJOR: Mass Communications

CAREER ASPIRATION: Radio or TV broadcasting

WHY UT TYLER: "I chose UT Tyler because it was a great environment to be a student-athlete. Everything here gives you a great opportunity to be the best on the field and in the classroom."

BEYOND THE GAME
Favorite Baseball Team: Houston Astros
Favorite Athlete: Ken Griffey Jr.
Favorite Movie: Step Brothers
Favorite TV Show: The Office
Favorite Musician: Drake / Future
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Hobby: Collecting MLB hats
Funniest Teammate: Hunter Palmer
Most Serious Teammate: Blake Ross