On April 3, USSSA Pride player Danielle Lawrie answered 20 questions in an article for sportsbabeoftheday.com, opening up about her history in softball, her career today, and her life off of the field.
Lawrie talks with Sports Babe of the Day (SBOTD) about how she got her start in softball as well as her most memorable moments within the game. The two-time NCAA Player of the Year tells SBOTD what it’s like to play in Japan, how she trains, and how she defines success.
SBOTD also asked Lawrie what advices she gives to girls across the country who aspire to be successful in softball or elsewhere.
“Find a way to get better each and every opportunity you get,” says Lawrie. “Whether you’re training by yourself, or against a teammate, in practice, in school, if you lost a big game or won a big game, there is always room for improvement.”
Additionally, Lawrie gives SBOTD a glimpse into her personal life. Lawrie reveals whether there’s a rivalry between herself and her brother, Brett Lawrie of the Toronto Blue Jays.
Lawrie also talks candidly about her idea of a perfect date and how she spends her offseason.
To read the article in its entirety, go to sportsbabeoftheday.com.
About USSSA Florida Pride:
The USSSA Florida Pride is a professional franchise in the National Pro Fastpitch League that is owned and operated by USSSA. The amateur organization of USSSA has multi-sport coverage and encompasses teams and players from the United States and abroad.
National Pro Fastpitch is headquartered in Nashville, TN. The league, created to give elite female fastpitch players the opportunity to pursue a professional career in their chosen sport, has operated since 1997 under the names of Women’s Pro Fastpitch (WPF) and Women’s Pro Softball League (WPSL). NPF is the Official Development Partner of Major League Baseball in the category of women’s fastpitch softball since 2002.
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