Sunday June 24th, 2018

An interview with OC Swats/Easton outfielder Trevor Young


Trevor Young

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Who are you playing with in 2013?
O.C. Swats

Why do you like the game of softball?
It allows me to still be competitive and travel and meet a bunch of good people

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Well there are so many unbelievable players. All around best would have to be Dennis Rulli

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Well I would like to say i'm on that list but well see at the end of the season. There are so many young guys out there, just waiting for a shot

What is your nickname in softball and why?
I've been getting gazelle a lot lately but T-Rev is the first one

What is your height and weight?
6'2 200 lbs

Where do you call home?
The San Fernando Valley

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
When i'm not playing you can usually find me barbecuing at my house

What do you do for a living?
I own my own company. I build fish tanks and koi ponds and maintain both

Did you play sports in high school/ college/ pro?
I played soccer and baseball in high school and a little baseball in college

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
After baseball was done, I started playing league with friends.  From league it went to tournaments and then just moved up the ranks

What was the most surprising difference between Conference and non-Conference play when you made that jump?
The speed of the game and how easy some guys make it look

What was the best advice you were ever given?
Always give 110%, you never know who could be watching

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Don't just practice hitting bombs, work hard at both sides of the ball

What position do you play and what is your best position?
I'm kind of the rotating outfielder, I play all the outfield positions. I prefer centerfield though best

What bat grip do you use?
Pinky off the knob with a slight overlap

What ounce bat do you use?
27 oz. With and end load

What do you do in the off season to prepare for the next softball season?
Workout, hit, and play as often as possible

What is you favorite sports team?
Los Angeles Dodgers

What is you favorite sport other then softball?

What is your most memorable softball moment?
Winning ASA nationals and going to Oklahoma

What would be your "at bat" music?
Three Days Grace – Break

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make to the game?
Figuring out how to get more Conference teams to play in western events

What is your favorite non- World tournament?
Toy for Tots

What is the best softball field you have ever played on and why?
Any new Big Leage Dreams or Disney

Where is the best place to eat on the road?
Texas Roadhouse



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