CCA in the Spotlight – Softball

(Photo credit: Teri Tay)

Next up…

CCA: Softball

J2 Interviewees: Wee Kiat (Captain), Darren Sum (Vice Captain)

Interviewer: Jacey Teoh

What is an average CCA session like?

Darren: An average CCA session comprises of us going down for about 3 hours to sharpen our skills as well as to improve our fitness.
Wee Kiat: Training sessions

What do you enjoy most about your CCA?

Darren: What I enjoy most about my CCA is the people. Over the year, we have really got to know each other better and we have really grown as a team.
Wee Kiat: The friendship with the people in the CCA and the thrill of the game.

As seniors, what is your CCA looking out for in prospective members?

Darren: We are looking out for people who are interested in the sport and willing to train hard to improve.
Wee Kiat: Committed and enthusiastic juniors

What do you think was the highlight of your CCA last year?

Darren: I think the highlight would be season, where we entered as a new team and gave it our all. Managing to win two games.
Wee Kiat: Winning the 5th place for the A divisions despite only having 20 trainings and having all J1 players.

CCA information (Timing, achievements, etc)

Wednesday, 04:30pm-07:00pm
Friday, 04:00pm-07:00pm
National 5th place (2017)

J1 interviewees: Naufal, Benjamin Zhang
Interviewer: Jacey Teoh

What was your first impression of the CCA?

Naufal: Novel and I were really intrigued by what we saw them doing on the field and really I wanted to join
Benjamin: My first impression was that softball was a really friendly CCA as the seniors were all very welcoming towards the J1s.

What made you decide to join your current CCA?

Naufal: ‘cause it’s softball! It has been an interest of mine for a very long time, but I never had the chance to try it before.
Benjamin: I played softball in my secondary school for 4 years and heading into JC, I really wanted to continue playing a sport that I am familiar with, so softball seemed to be a natural choice.

What do you enjoy most about your CCA?

Naufal: Friends and also, simply the sport itself as a whole.
Benjamin: I really enjoy the company of the team from playing together as well as trying to improve on the different aspects of the game during every training.

What is one essential quality a person must possess to join this CCA?

Naufal: Anyone who is interested or has the passion!
Benjamin: I would really recommend softball to people who enjoy physical activity and who are also interested in learning a new sport!

Inspired by softballers? Head over to the fields to catch the team in action!

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