Saturday November 18th, 2017
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2018 Free Agent Kameron Evans

 

 

 

Kameron Evans

 

 

Interview conducted on 11/6/2017

Who are you playing with in 2018?
I moved to Florida in may from Illinois. So I’m not playing with anyone.

2018 Free Agent – Kam.evans280934@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I play anywhere from 2nd to SS and my best position is 2nd

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Mikey Evans

Why do you like the game of softball?
It is so relaxing and fun to play. You get to meet new people all the time. It is the best to me out there.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
The best is Mikey Evans. And the up coming is Nathan Jess he is a real young guy. He can hit the ball real good. And he is exciting to watch.

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
My nickname is Kam. I get that nickname when I was real little and it just stuck with me for the rest of my life so far.

What is your height and weight?
5’7 160

Where do you call home?
Pensacola, Florida

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
I like to spend off weekends with my family and friends. Nothing can beat that.

What do you do for a living?
I work for a family owned business.

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played football, baseball, hockey, and I wrestled.

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
My dad was the one who taught me everything. He took me to every tournament with him and I just grew watching the game be played all the time.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
It is huge difference. It’s constant traveling and there are guys who have been playing for many many years.

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Noah brennerman

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I made a diving play and I turned a triple play to end the game up by one in the bottom of the 7th.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Mikey Evans.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
To stay positive and to never give up. Everyone is going to have there bad games. No ones perfect.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
I use tape and stick’ems and I use a 26 or 27 oz bat.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
I take a lot of ground balls and I try to get a lot of swings in. I take bp usually like 3 to 4 times a week.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
My favorite sports team is the Tennessee Titans. And football is my favorite sport.

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
No limit by g-easy.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
It was a tournament in Indiana and it was a three day all nighter tournament. It was so much fun and fun to play in too.  I had a blast.

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
The best filed complex to me would be spartan sports complex in Illinois. It was all turf and real fun to play on. Every ground ball that came to me was a true hop and it’s not hard at to miss all.

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Buffalo Wild Wings or hooters

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Two guys fought each other in the dugout and they were on the same team.

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
I got a dc41 for Christmas last year I absolutely love that bat.

 

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