Newcomer Spotlight: Kacie Oshiro

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

Dream job: Dermatologist

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