Girls Varsity Softball · VARSITY SOFTBALL PLAYER INTERVIEW: JORDYN CEBADO


PLAYER INTERVIEW BY VICTORIA RAMOS

  1. How long have you been playing softball and what positions have you played?

I have been playing for 10 years, I pitch and play 1st base.

 

  1. What made you want to start playing softball?

When my older sister, Jade, started playing in high school. I went to all of her games and fell in love with the sport.

 

  1. How many hours a week do you put into practice?

I practice for about 12 hours a week.

 

  1. What do you like most about softball?

I like how exciting every play is.

 

  1. Do you plan on playing softball in college? If so, where?

Yes, I was offered an athletic scholarship at the University of Illinois at Chicago and will continue my academic and athletic career there.

 

  1. How often are your games?

In high school ball we play 2 games a week.

 

  1. What do you enjoy most about competing?

I like the feeling of winning after a game that was really intense between both teams. Then after the game we all have good sportsmanship and we all get along.

 

  1. What does your warm up before the games look like?

First we take a warm up jog, then we start our dynamic stretches. After dynamics we hit in the net, and then I start pitching for the game.

 

  1. Do you do anything after playing to help prevent injuries? If so, what?

Yes, after the game I have to ice my pitching arm to prevent any shoulder injuries.

 

  1. Have you ever had any injuries caused by softball? If so, what?

No

 

  1.  Have you received any awards? If so, what?

Last year I received pitcher of the year in The Del Rio League. I also received Co-MVP with Jessica Alcala.

 

  1. Has softball helped with any real life situations? If so, what?

Softball is like a getaway for me. When I play I don’t think about anything else other than the game.

 

  1. How do you contribute to the team?

I give 100% every game, when  it comes to hitting, pitching, or playing 1st i’m always giving it my all.

 

  1. What do you think you do best as a softball player?

As a softball player i’m mentally strong when i’m pitching or hitting and always have a positive mindset.

 

  1. Is there anything you want to improve? If so, what?

I want to improve on my speed, running the bases and pitching velocity.