Wednesday May 24th, 2017

Taylor Albrecht


Taylor Albrecht

USSSA Playing History Player Page

2015 Interview

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Infield/Outfield. Best position is 3rd base

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
There are too many good ball players out there to name just one. 

Why do you like the game of softball?
Feeds my competitive side while I make great friends.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
There's quite a few out there. Adam Ussery is making his name along with Ethan Stuckly, Mike Ortiz, Bryan Daniel, Steve Zemanek, Isaac Gonzalez, Jesse Solomon, and Zane Trammell. 

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Tay Tay

What is your height and weight?

Where do you call home?
Plano, TX

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Grilling out with friends or family while watching sports

What do you do for a living?
Salesforce Admin/Developer

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played baseball all through High School

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Played in league after high school and was asked to play in a tournament. Next thing you know I was playing with some buddies when Jon Kilburn decided he wanted to go Conference then the rest is history

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Nothing surprising. The talent level and pace of the game and how official everything is is what makes conference better

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
I try to be my own person 

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
The moment our team had officially gotten in the Major World Series. Pretty huge accomplishment

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Dennis Shrum. Not only is he a great player,  but he's able to help you out whether it be what he saw in a play or an at bat.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Play hard, every play of every game.  Never know who is watching

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
27oz Endload

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Gym and Batting practice

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Texas Rangers
Baseball is my favorite sport but like to watch some football and hockey as well

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Don't step on the lines before the game

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Something metal or old school

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think upper ball is great the way it is

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Snowball in Denison, TX. Unlimited homers in freezing weather with a bunch of friends

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Big League Dreams fields in Mansfield, TX are perfect no matter the weather. Turf infields with well-kept outfields

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Jon Kilburn farted in mid swing and it was loud enough for both dugouts to hear as well as the infield. We all thought it was fake until he said he might need to wipe

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I'm pretty much an open book. Nothing to hide

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
I've got some Texas Rangers memorabilia that was given to me by my dad that I wouldn't trade for the world









2 responses to “Taylor Albrecht”

  1. austin says:

    better see some LAZERS this year sir…lol

  2. Mike Ortiz says:

    Good player and better guy can help a team in many ways can play anywhere and has power but can also play the game hes young and only getting better. If anything he will definitely keep you entertained. Good luck buddy

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