Sports Profile: Janice Hernandez

Softball is a mental game


Kadeem Patteron

Janice Hernandez, a senior at Bronx River High School, plays first base for the varsity softball team.

Janice Hernandez, Senior at Bronx River High School plays first base for varsity softball.

What sport are you playing this season?  Softball

How long have you been playing? I have been playing for 3 years

What inspired you to play this sport? I just wanted to play for fun

What is your position on the team? First base

What is the most challenging part about Participating in the sport? The hardest thing about this sport is that it’s a mental sport

Describe what a typical meet or game is like? It’s stressful

What was your team record last year? 12-2

How do you feel about this upcoming season? I feel like we are going to struggle, then we  are going to get use to it

How have you improved from last year? I played over the summer and my fielding got better

What advice do you have for others who want to play  this sport? Be positive

What are you and your teams goals for the season? To win as much games as possible

When you graduate from high school do you plan to continue playing sports? Yes I do plan to play sports in college because it gives me something to do.