Gavin Bailey

Gavin Bailey

Year: Senior
Event: Sprints and Jumps
Hometown: Sparta, New Jersey
High School: Sparta
Major: Marketing Management

 

Why did you choose Moravian College?
Nice Campus, Strong Athletic programs and close to home.

What is your major and why?
Marketing Management. I have always had an interest in the field and to follow my dads footsteps.

What has been your favorite course at Moravian and why?
Consumer Behavior because it was a very fun, well taught class, that had a fun project that made you create an avatar of the ideal consumer for a product.

What are your plans for the future once you finish your degree at Moravian?
To find a job that has to deal with my major in Pharmaceutical Marketing/Advertising or having to deal with the Automobile Industry.

What is your most memorable moment as a Greyhound? 
Being able to compete in the NCAA DIII Track and Field Championships.

How has being an athlete helped you as a student and in the classroom?
It has taught me to have better time management with getting my work done and dealing with practices and meets.

What is the hardest part of your sport?
Track and Field is a very demanding sport Physically and Mentally.

Name one obstacle or form of adversity you have had to overcome?
Injuries. Over the course of my Track Career, I have had my fair share of injuries that have stopped me from competing. Freshman Year I tore my meniscus, Sophomore year I tore my handspring. Both of those ended the rest of my season. Junior year, I battled a hamstring injury at the end of the year. To the start of my Senior year, I am currently battling a hamstring injury.

Why is community service important to your role as a student-athlete at Moravian?
It gives me an opportunity to give back to the community that has given me so much.

What advice do you have for a prospective Moravian College student-athlete?
Time Management is a huge part of being a Student-Athlete. Learning time management in the start of freshmen year will lift a huge weight off your shoulders. 

Favorite:
Color? Blue
Food? King Crab Legs
Restaurant? Olive Garden
Movie? Mad Max
TV Show? Top Gear (U.K.)
Musical Artist? Breaking Benjamin
Athlete? Jordan Spieth
Pro Team? Grenn Bay Packers
Hobbies? Video Games and Golfing
Most Prized Possession? My PS4
Biggest Fear? Drowning or being burned alive