Get to know: Courtney Harris, senior third baseman

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CR: Do you have any nicknames that you go by on the softball team?

CH: All right, so Coach Woodard apparently thought I lived in the country because I’m from Dripping Springs, so she calls me “Big Country.” Honestly, it happened one year when we all got certificates from her, and she gave us all nicknames, and mine was “Big Country.” You’ll have to ask her for the real reason behind it. I don’t like it.

CR: What is a hobby you enjoy during your free time?

CH: I enjoy going to the lake. My family has a boat and a lot on the lake, so we go there a lot during the summer and wakeboard and tube.

CR: Do you have a favorite movie?

CH: Frozen. I love it. 

CR: Do you sing along and stuff?

CH: Yes, 100 percent. The team watched it a couple of times on a bus ride. We pretty much know all the words to everything in that movie.

CR: If you had to take three items or people with you on a deserted island, what/who would they be?

CH: A ball of some sort so I could play and do something. I’d take my roommate, Kelli Baker, junior second baseman, and I’d probably also take food.

CR: Are you an introvert or an extrovert?

CH: Extrovert. I just don’t like being by myself.

CR: If you had a warning label for yourself, what would it say?

CH: Sometimes I just say whatever I want without thinking about it.  It depends on the situation, but yeah, sometimes I just say whatever I want.

CR: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be?

CH: I’ve always wanted to go to Australia. I like the beach, and the weather is nice year around. The only thing is it’s kind of far from everything.

CR: What’s your biggest pet peeve?

CH: Probably when people talk during movies, like when I’m trying to watch something and people are talking. It’s the most annoying thing in the world. Also, if I’m having a conversation with someone and they’re on the phone or texting, that’s pretty annoying. 

CR: Is there any song you get pumped up to before a game?

CH: It’s called “Fuego” by Lecrae. I listen to a bunch of Lecrae before games. The past two years I’ve had some of his songs as my walk-up songs.

CR: Who knows you the best?

CH: Probably my mom or my best friend Jordan (Masek). Jordan graduated last year. She played softball here at Texas State, and I knew her before college when we played select ball. We lived together my sophomore and junior year, and she’s in grad school now at Texas Tech, but we still talk every day and FaceTime. We just get each other.