Maya Rivera - 2020 12U

#5

Date of Birth: 8/9/07

Nickname: Murph

Graduation Year: 2025

School: Sycamore Middle School

Position: C, 2B, OF

Bats/Throws: R/R


more about Maya Rivera

Why do you play softball?

I play softball because it's always "throwing" (see what I did there) new challenges at me and I like it.

What do you like about the game of softball?

I like the adrenaline and I like to play with my friends.

What are some of your softball goals this season?

  • I want to get better at blocking
  • I want to make new friends.
  • I want to get better at back hands

What is your favorite thing about being a SYCOS player?

I like when the younger girls in SGS look up to us as role models.

What is your favorite thing(s) to do, or looking forward to doing during SYCOS practices/season?

I am looking forward to going to hotels and just having a good time with my teammates. And of course winning some games!!

What do you like to do when you are not playing softball?

I do engineering club through my school and it is pretty fun. I like to draw and I like to read.

What is your favorite MLB Team and MLB player? Or Softball Team/Player

Chicago Cubs and I like Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward.

Who is your hero and why?

My mom and dad because they push me when things get hard and they won't let me give up.

List your top 5 songs that you like to listen to in warmups/practice.

  • Bad Guy-Billie Eillish
  • Circles-Post Malone
  • Everything I wanted-Billie Eillish
  • Remind Me to Forget-Kygo
  • You Should see me in a Crown-Billie Eillish