Butler Baseball Alumni Spotlight: Mark Lovat

In the fifth edition of the Butler Baseball Alumni Spotlight, we catch up with Mark Lovat '92. Lovat started 115 games at second base, shortstop and in the outfield during his Bulldog career.

1. What year did you graduate from Butler and what was your major?
I graduated in ’92 with a double major in International Studies and Spanish / Got a M.S. in Exercise Science in ‘05

2. What high school did you attend?
I went to high school at Parkway West H.S. in St. Louis and Carmel H.S. in Indianapolis (graduated from Carmel).

3. Did you play any other sports in high school?
I played baseball and football in high school.

4. What are your best memories of playing baseball at Butler?
My best memories of playing ball at Butler were being part of a team, developing lifelong friendships with my teammates and attending 6:00 a.m. study halls run by Todd Murphy.

5. What is your current occupation?
I am currently the Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Green Bay Packers. 

6. What do you feel were important factors in helping you rise to your position with the Green Bay Packers?
I got to this point in my career with much help from a lot of great people along the way as well as serving as an intern for 2 seasons and as an assistant for 11 seasons.

7.  What is the best part of your job?
The best part of my job is being able to contribute to a common cause and develop lasting relationships in the process.

8. What advice would you give to current players?
My advice to current players:  Your mind is your best tool.  Train it.