New Team —> ALLOUT/IZZYSPORTS/MIKEN infielder Ethan Maresh
Interview conducted on 10/10/2015
Who are you playing with in 2016?
What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I usually play SS but can play anywhere in the Infield. Whatever is needed to better the team.
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
I'm still fairly new to the game but in my opinion I can't name just one player as the best.
Why do you like the game of softball?
I love the competitive edge. I enjoy playing with a good group of guys.
Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Like I said before there are a good amount of players up and coming.
What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Name is ethan. But some guys call me E.
What is your height and weight?
5'7 but my weight is 201
Where do you call home?
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
On my off weekends I go to the gym or watching sports events. Football, baseball etc…
What do you do for a living?
I work in the medical field
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played high school and college ball
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started off playing league Night which progressed to tournament ball and just continued to move up in the ranks. Got my first opportunity through a fellow teammate Ryan Riddle.
What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Competition and the balls make a huge difference
Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
I don't really compare myself to anyone. I just go out there and put everything I can into each game I play
What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
This past year when we played Backman at the Maryland dual and came out with the win.
In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
I don't think there is a single person but defiantly a handful of people that have helped me im prove my game
What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Keep working hard and be humble
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Overlap and a 27 oz
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Work out run and hit bp
What would be your "at bat" music selection?
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Toys for tots
Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?