Cougar of the Week: Andrew LeBlanc

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By Mai Hayashi
Scarlet Staff

Photo by Mai Hayashi.

Name: Andrew LeBlanc
Year: Junior
Hometown: Farmington, CT
Sport: Baseball
Position: Pitcher

Q. How long have you been playing baseball and what made you start playing?

A. Since I was little. My parents got me into it. Being a fan of the Yankees helped.

Q. In the last three weeks, you have been named New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Pitcher of the Week twice. How do you feel about it?

A. I feel pretty good. I have great teammates here, and they always support me.

Q. How do you maintain your good condition and stay in shape?

A. I have just been working out in the gym.

Q. Do you notice any difference between this season and last season?

A. I had a really good year last season. Conditioning was great, and I was in good shape. But I feel a lot better and am more ready this year.

Q. Did you have any memorable moments?

A. I threw a no-hitter last year. I felt really good.

Q. How has baseball changed your life?

A. All of my best friends in high school and college are from a baseball team. We are growing up together. I have a really good relationship with them.

Q. What is your motivation?

A. I just think of getting better with my teammates and doing well. I have been improving every day.