Get to Know Austin baseball player Ryan McCormack

Published 7:25 pm Thursday, March 24, 2016

Ryan McCormack is a senior infielder on the Packer baseball team.

Q: How did you originally get into your sport?

A: I decided in second grade that it would be a fun sport to try out and I have played ever since.

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Q: What’s your favorite sports memory?

A: Participating in the 2015 Legion Baseball state tournament.

Q: What have you learned from playing sports?

A: I have learned how to work with others as a team, how to balance sports, social life and school, and what it takes to become a good leader.

Q: What is the hardest part about your sport?

A: At-Bats; they take a lot of patience, focus, and skill.

Ryan McCormack, Austin

Ryan McCormack, Austin

Q: Who is your biggest sports role model and why?

A: My biggest baseball role model would have to be Bryce Harper. He’s a great baseball player that stays humble regardless of his success, and off the field he is a well-respected guy.

Q: What is your favorite movie or TV show?

A: Lone Survivor and Breaking Bad.

Q: What is your favorite subject in school?

A: Social Studies.

Q: What is your dream job?

A: Professional athlete.

Q: What is your favorite food?

A: Pasta.

Q: What are your plans after high school?

A: Attend Riverland or UW-Eau Claire pursuing an undecided major.

Q: What’s a fun fact about you or hobby you enjoy most people don’t know about?

A: I enjoy doing anything in the outdoors.

Q: What are your top three pump songs before a big game?

A: “Summer Sixteen” by Drake, “Runaway(U &I)” by Galantis and “Wonderful” byTravis Scott.

Q: What are your top three guilty pleasure songs?

A: “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber, “Hands To Myself” by Selena Gomez and “We Found Love” by Rihanna.