This archived article was written by: Brooke Hiatt
Standing at six-foot, eight- inches tall, first baseman for the College of Eastern Utah’s baseball team is Dustin James Fackrell. He was born Nov. 23, 1988. He grew up in Kearns, Utah.
Fackrell grew up playing baseball and basketball with his four-older brothers. They had an elementary school with a huge field in their backyard so if they weren’t in the gym playing basketball, they were out on the field playing baseball.
Fackrell graduated from Kearns High School in 2007. He played baseball and basketball for the Kearns Cougars.
After graduating he came to CEU to play baseball. His favorite thing about practice is being outside. His favorite part of games is being competitive and being with his teammates. He loves being around a bunch of guys who love the same game he does and love the competition.
Fackrell works with mentally challenged people at TKJ. He is ironically, scared of heights. His plans are to continue with his education and baseball career at another college, and hopefully one day go pro.