Friday September 21st, 2018

New Team —> Newbreed outfielder Rick Cornu




Rick Cornu

USSSA Playing History Player Page

Interview conducted on 10/2017

Who are you playing with in 2018?

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
I'll play any position that will help the team achieve its goal! Any position in the outfield!

Why do you like the game of softball?
Always have been a competitor, so being able to go out have fun, compete, and make new friends or catch up with ex teammates, coaches, sponsors makes the game of softball

What is your height and weight?
5'10 190

Where do you call home?
I reside in Fallon, Nevada about an hour east of Reno, Nevada

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
Family, Friends, Camping, Hunting, BBQ's, College Football, Baseball

What do you do for a living?
I work for UPS as a delivery driver

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Baseball – Football: High School
Baseball – Two years of JC Two years D1 (Utah Utes)
Baseball – One year over sea's (Netherlands)

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
Once i realized how much politics are involved with the game of baseball and due to an injury i came home and played some league which then turned into my buddy brad n i traveling over to California to play, that in turn lead to GTS, Bay Area

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
Not really a surprise but competitiveness is on another level!

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
I'm fairly new to the Conference game but last years '16 A worlds run was a blast and being able to receive an All World Selection was a highlight to top it off.

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Can never give enough thanks to all the sponsors to help all of us players enjoy the game at its highest level!

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

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Between work, gym, and hunting to keep me in shape.. Bp as much as possible

What is your favorite sports team and your favorite sport other than softball?
Baseball. I love the game so i don't have a certain favorite, i enjoy watching friends who are living their dream play!

What would be your "at bat" music selection?

What is the best softball field/complex you have played at and why?
I don't know if its the best but it sure is nice having (GERP) Golden Eagle Recreational Park in my backyard!

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
It's nice playing in Texas, can never turn down a bbq joint in that state!

What was your favorite sports related gift you have ever given or received?
Mountain West Conference Champs 2009 Ring and accolades!




One response to “New Team —> Newbreed outfielder Rick Cornu”

  1. Randy noe says:

    Hey rick give me a shout about next year

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