Saturday October 22nd, 2016

Jeff Roxby



Jeff Roxby

USSSA Playing History Player Page

2015 Interview

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
IF or OF but i think short or middle is my best position

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Jeff Hall attitude towards the game and the way he played. 

Why do you like the game of softball?
i get to stay competitive and compete for something, The travel is fun and meeting new people.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Ryan Harvey. the dude just kills it. 

What is your height and weight?
6' 215

Where do you call home?
New port richey fl. about 30 minutes north of tampa

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Fishing, beach or my sons baseball games.

What do you do for a living?
I am a maintenance tech and fiber tech for brighthouse networks.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
high school- baseball, football and golf

college- baseball.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
the professionalism from all the players and not as much complaining.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Andrew Collins- got me in the gym everyday on a routine and a lot of bp. tee work and pitching.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
hard work pays off and consistency is key.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
knob in my ring finger on the left hand with pinky hanging over and top hand wrapped around bottom hand holding bat with pointer and thumb.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
lots of gym and lots of bp. try to play as many events as possible.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Atlanta Braves.
Dallas Cowboys

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
nightmare- disturbed.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Smoky mountain classic. the atmosphere was awesome so many people out to all the games.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
chick fil a

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
I received a medallion in okinawa japan when i played in a softball tournament out there during my time waiting to deploy. 

3 responses to “Jeff Roxby”

  1. AC03 says:

    Jeff is a great talent. He has all the abilities and additude to help any team. Has great worth ethic and plays the game the right way and hard. He is a 5 tool player and a gamer and could be an asset in the infield or the outfield.

  2. BM99 says:

    Teamates with Jeff this past year i agree with what Andrew said has ability to play anywhere plays the game the right way.

  3. Nelly84 says:

    Hard worker, great teammate, positive and will give 110%. Keep working buddy!

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