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2022 Free Agent Jordan Jarrell

 

 

 

Jordan Jarrell

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 11/9/2021

Who are you playing with in 2022, and who have you played with in the past?
2022 Free Agent – Jordanjarrell123@yahoo.com

Finished the year with Juno’s A team. Also had tryout with West Point and played with Statewide B team

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Right field

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Steven Loyd

Why do you like the game of softball?
It’s my get away.

Who is the best up and coming player in softball and why?
In my opinion Tyler Dickens. He can glove it, throw it, hit it. And fast as can be

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
JJ. It’s my initials

What is your height and weight?
6ft 210

Where do you call home?
High Point, North Carolina

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
At the ball field

What do you do for a living?
FedEx

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Football, wrestle, and track

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Started out in league ball, moved my way up on the weekends. Just happened to play good in front of the right people. They can tell I’m young and have a lot of upside if I stay with it

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
There is no weak spot on the field. Every player is good.

Is there a player that you would compare your game to?
Don’t know any off the top of my head but anyone that was young and ended up getting a chance and will be good years to come

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Diving catch in worlds. Ball in the right center corner, had to dive out over the shoulder.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Tyler dickens, has really fixed my mental side of the game. When you get a little bit of confidence no one can stop you

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Stay humble.

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Regular white tape, I prefer a 26.5

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
A lot of bp and off season tournaments

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Football, go saints!

Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
Don’t step on the chalk!

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Throw backs

What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I’m not sure honestly

What is your favorite non-World tournament and why?
Winter wolds in myrtle beach! Always good competition and friends can play

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
My favorite is myrtle beach but Florida is the best

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Anything with wings and beer

What is the funniest thing you have ever seen on a softball field?
Guy wearing a tootoo

Tell us something about you that most would never know about you?
Come see me on the bowling lanes
 

 

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