Tristan Hobbes of West Utica, NY, is a communication major and sport and leisure management minor at Eastern Connecticut State University with a 3.80 GPA. His has earned the ECSU Foundation Scholarship, ECSU Scholar-Athlete Award, Joe Wojick Coaches Award and National Student Athlete Day Award. He is captain of Eastern's baseball team and was named to the Little East Conference First Team, ECAC All-New England First Team, CoSIDA Academic All-American District 1 First Team and the Little East Conference All-Academic Team. He is president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee that produces "Haunted Happening" each year, and a member of the Lambda Pi Eta-Tau Nu Chapter of the Communication Honor Society and the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Organization. He is a broadcaster on Eastern's WECS 90.1 and began internet broadcasts of Eastern athletics events. He was also a reporter for "My Hometown Sports" website and newspaper.