April 18, 2002 - by
Meet Seminole Sophomore Leah Armstrong

April 18, 2002


Q: What was your favorite softball moment of 2001?


A: The fact that my parents and friends watched me play in almost every game. That was special and really meant a lot to me.

Q: What was the hardest part of your freshmen season?


A: Adjusting. Just going from high school softball to here. Things were definitely a lot different.

Q: What is the best part about playing softball at FSU?


A: Their love for the game.

Q: Have you thought about what you want to do when you finish school?


A: I want to be a Chi Alpha Campus Pastor.

Q: Do you prefer a night in or a night out?


A: It really depends on who I am with. I don’t really go out and get real crazy because I am very strong Christian. I like to go out and have fun, but I also really like to just hang out with friends and watch movies.

Q: How do you get ready on game day?


A: Right up until we start warming up for a game, I am totally relaxed. I take my time in the locker room and I put my stuff on slowly. Some people hurry around and rush, I just relax. From the time I wake up until game-time I just prepare myself mentally for my role and what I am supposed to do.

Q: If I could change one thing about myself, it would be?


A: Sometimes my boldness scares people. Like, if I am out, I just like to go up to people and say, “Hi, my name is Leah.” Sometimes that approach freaks people out. I really just want people to feel at home wherever I am.
Q: What is the one thing people don’t know about you that you would most like them to know?


A: That I love Jesus with all my heart.


Q: If you could give this year’s freshmen, what would it be?


A: Have fun. If you just relax and have fun you will play your best. When you start worrying about things, that’s when you lose you confidence and start doubting yourself.


Q: What are your favorite things to do away from softball?


A: Hang out with Ki Alpha, go out with friends, relax and enjoy myself. I love having people over to watch movies or have dinner.


Q: What was the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?


A: No regrets. Also, it’s not how many awards you get in life, it’s the amount of people whose lives you touch. That’s the only thing that really matters.


Q: How did you begin playing softball?


A: There were no boys in my family so my grandfather decided to make me into the tom-boy. He would take me out every day in back yard and teach me how to throw. I’ve been playing since I was three, but of course it wasn’t as big back then as it is now.

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