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2019 Free Agent Brandon Loudermilk

 

 

 

Brandon Loudermilk

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/8/2018

Who are you playing with in 2019?
Nobody yet!

2019 Free Agent – B.loudermilk06@gmail.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Honestly, I am a true utility player and can play anywhere on the field

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Dustin Roberts gave me my true first experience playing upper level ball so I have been biased for some years!

Why do you like the game of softball?
It’s a way to keep my competitive edge!

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
Chris Anninos and Kyle Center for sure are two great up and coming players that I enjoy watching!

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Milk! It all came from my last name and has stuck for many years

What is your height and weight?
5,9 185

Where do you call home?
Virginia

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Watching my girl play or playing with her, she’s a stud and she will he scouted soon haha!

What do you do for a living?
I am retired Military and I work for the federal Govt now

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played high school ball and joined the Navy a year after high school

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I started playing softball in the Navy, then after a few years a I had linked up with Dustin Roberts who turned into a Brother of mine and he got me my first shot at Toys 4 Tots where I ended up going 9-10 on the weekend! Must have been lucky that weekend

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Definitely the defense, balls don’t fall very often and there are few and far between errors

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
I wouldn’t know who to compare my game too, but I feel like I can play any position on the field just as good as any other. I will even take my chances on the dish if need be

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I think what sticks out to me the most is snagging Dale Brungardt to win AWS in Vegas last year after he hit an absolute seed that took a bad hop and still somehow snagged it to win

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Again, being biased Dustin has always been there for me to give me advice on where to go or what to ask

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Be careful and always remember that politics are real in Softball

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Pinky off knob 27 balanced

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Lift and lots of BP

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Huge UNC Tarheels fan and Carolina panthers

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
No I do not believe in that non sense

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Thunderstruck

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
Not sure

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Stars and Stripes

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
I’m a huge fan of the new space coast

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

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Hummm
 

 

 

 

8 responses to “2019 Free Agent Brandon Loudermilk”

  1. Tre Campbell says:

    Great interview brotha. Keep up the hard work. Hopefully everything pays off for you. Hope you get your shot

  2. Dustin Roberts says:

    One of the greatest young players I’ve had the privledge of playing with. On and off the field, class act!!! Any team would benefit from this kid.

  3. milk says:

    Thanks guys

  4. charles bazdanes says:

    class act on and off the field

  5. Player, says:

    What happened wit swat

  6. Milk says:

    Henri and I are on good terms, it was just flying to the west coast was gonna be expensive for him since most of there tournaments are on that side. Hopefully I will get with someone else before the season

  7. Player, says:

    So you and Dustin left?

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