Thursday November 15th, 2018

2018 Free Agent outfielder Nick Hill




Nick Hill

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Interview conducted on 10/10/2017

Who are you playing with in 2018?
2017 Played with Worshams/ BF Cattle

2018 Free Agent –

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Any OF position. Corners are my best.

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Big fan of Wegman and the way he carries himself. True Professional of the game.

Why do you like the game of softball?
Same as everyone else. Competitiveness. Gives you something fun to work at.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Gotta say one of my buddies Jackie Corn. Humble guy that plays the game the right way.

What is your height and weight?
6'2" 195lbs

Where do you call home?
Boiling Springs, SC

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my family of course. If their busy then I hit up the golf course lol. 

What do you do for a living?
Insurance Agent

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
4 years of baseball and football in high school. 

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
My friend Ryan Wilkins got me into the game and just competitive nature took over. I wanted to move up as fast as possible and did what work needed to be done. Got my break through with Worsham/ BF Cattle. Great group of guys and a great learning experience. 

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Consistency. These guys don't miss much! And also the persistency, you better never take an inning off. NO lead is safe!

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Playing in the Smoky. Something I always wanted to do.

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Put in the work! Anybody can hit homeruns these days with the technology. Work on playing the game and work on your defense. Defense can def set you apart from another player.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
overlap. pinky drop off.

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Hit, Hit, and Hit.

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Clemson Tigers.

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Smoky and the Chance Crawford

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
Market Commons, Myrtle Beach

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

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Huge Clemson Tiger fan. So after the National Championship just gifts pertaining to that.




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