Quick Interview #5 – Sarah Walsh
When did you start Softball?
Started playing softball from age 5/6 with my dad think bout 1993
Softball is in my blood my dad made name for himself among the Irish community and I loved it as much as he did so have been throwing a softball since I could walk. Also i played in the states for 7 years and loved every minute of it.
Have you played any other sports?
Yes I’ve played volleyball from age 10 and basketball from 11, also played soccer from age 15
What club do you play for?
I play for Oddsoxs Green
Do you have any pre-match routines?
I like to watch the other team warm up to get an idea of there skill set and hopefully find a weakness, also I like to plan what goals I’d like to achieve in each game.
When was your first international game?
In 2006 I traveled to the Europeans in Slovenia
How many caps do you have?
I don’t actually have a count but I’d say 15 or more between the euros and inter travelling years
What can we do to continue to getting people interested in Softball?
Best place to start is with the youth going out to the schools and talking to the kids, the younger we get them the better players they will become
Are you sponsored?
No, but if there’s anyone out there who’s interested we could do with as many sponsors as possible as we mostly fund ourselves
What’s your international Goal?
Strive for gold of course
Who is your favourite female player?
Jenny finch USA phenomenal player
Who is your favourite male player?
There’s too many to choose 🙂