2017 Free Agent infielder Zach Ross
Interview conducted on 3/2/2015
Who are you playing with in 2017?
Free Agent – Zach_ross7@aol.com
What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Anywhere in the infield, played 3rd this past season
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
There are so many good players to just pick one
Why do you like the game of softball?
The environment is like no other and the people.
Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
This is a tough question to answer but Kyle Pearson is who comes to mind
What is your height and weight?
Where do you call home?
What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Hanging out with my nephew and soon to be niece
What do you do for a living?
I work for AnnieMac Home Mortgage
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Played 2 years semi pro
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
My family (mom dad and brother) played when I was growing up so I've been around it for ever. I got to the upper level by putting in endless hours of BP and doing my job as best as possible to help my team win
What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Pitching is much different
What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Once game I'll always remember is when we played smash it this year in Columbus and went into 9 innings 45-44. Great match up
What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Just put in the time and work and it'll pay off
What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
26oz endload with an overlap grip with one finger off the knob
What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Gym and BP
What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baltimore Orioles and baseball
What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Copper head road
What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
The Din-a-ling just outside of Pittsburgh. It's unlimited Homerun's but with single wall bats and they have the best BBQ! Also, they keep your stats for a lifetime
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?
Winning GSL C and ISA Elite worlds last year with All In