Wednesday June 3rd, 2020
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2020 Free Agent Nick Correia

 

 

 

Nick Correia

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 4/4/2020

Who are you playing with in 2020, and who have you played with in the past?
Free Agent – Correia.nick@yahoo.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Outfield or i will catch, makes no difference to me

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Mac Rio

Why do you like the game of softball?
I like the competition, i like the training and preperation

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Jeter, He was my favorite player growing up and i try to model my game to his.

What is your height and weight?
6’3 240lbs

Where do you call home?
Turlock, California

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
With my wife and daughter

What do you do for a living?
Im a Mold Maker at Gallo Glass

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Baseball, basketball, football

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Once baseball was over for me i started playing.

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
I'm trying to make that jump now, but i would say the preparation snd the consistency would be different.

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Derek Jeter, i'm not going to have huge power number, i'm going to lead by example, im the one you want up with the game on the line and im just going to show up, do my job and help the team win.

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
i hit a walkoff homerun to win a tourny.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Regular grip and a 27oz bat, sometimes lighter

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
I lift, stretch, meal prep, do cardio, BP and do quickness drills. I also look back at my stats and see where i need to improve my game

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball, New York Yankees

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I never eat before a tourny

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Anything from The Lacs

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
BLD Manteca or Twin Creeks

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
I like to cook
 

 

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