Newcomer Spotlight: Kacie Oshiro
Jan. 15, 2014
Leading up to the 2014 season, the East Carolina softball team will introduce each of its newcomers with each of their interests, favorites and other details. Be on the lookout for the next installment and a glance at another first-year player at ECU.
Full name: Kacie Emiko Oshiro
Most interesting thing I did this summer: Going paddle-boarding at the beach
Phrase you over-text the most: “lol”
Weirdest thing your coach ever said to you: “How do you expect to hit the ball when you’re looking at it?”
Favorite food: Molten Chocolate Cake
Favorite food I should never eat, but do: Dave’s Cotton Candy ice cream
Favorite movie: Despicable Me 2
Favorite athlete: Buster Posey
Favorite vacation spot: California
Favorite off-day activity: Sleeping
Favorite place on campus: Probably the dining hall
Favorite Conference USA city: Greenville!
Biggest DVR obsession: Pretty Little Liars
Dream car: Bentley
Biggest fear: Snakes and lizards
How did you get started in softball? I played baseball at age four and then started playing softball later on
What are some of your routines on game day or during games? I try to eat healthy before games
What is your favorite softball memory? Playing in high school with my sister
If you could change one thing about softball, what would it be and why? I wish I could be my own umpire; I would be safe all the time!
What is the one piece of advice you would give to young girls who want to play? Keep working hard and never give up. I really like the quote: “Hard work beats talent, if talent doesn’t work hard.”
I wear my uniform number because: I like the number six because it was my dad’s number, but I don’t think my sister (Kristi) will let me have it.
One thing about you that would surprise most people reading this: I’m from an island, but I’m afraid of the ocean!
I can’t imagine going a week without: My dog “Braddah”
Actress who should play me on the big screen: Lucy Liu
Song I sing in the shower: “Treasure” by Bruno Mars
Dream date: Ryan Reynolds
First pro sports event you attended: An MLB game between the Yankees and Angels when I was four
I wish I: Could teleport anywhere in the world
Award I would most like to win: A Gold Glove award
If I were a Pirate, my name would be: Captain Kooky
If I could be a character in a movie or a T.V. show, it would be: Kaito from “The Green Hornet”
The first thing I owned that said “ECU” was: A t-shirt
The movie about my life would be titled: Sleeping Beauty
The best birthday present you ever received was: An iTouch