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Rounding the Bases with Meredith Baisden

April 30, 2010  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Today's "Rounding the Bases" feature highlights Meredith Baisden, a sophomore from Huntington, W.Va.

Today's "Rounding the Bases" segment features Meredith Baisden, a sophomore outfielder from Huntington, W. Va.

Baisden has appeared in 36 contests for the Lady Flames this season, and has started in 29 games. She has most recently served as Liberty's primary left-fielder. Baisden is batting .318 on the year with three home runs, 18 RBIs and four doubles.

Baisden, the daughter of David and Susan Baisden, is majoring in special education at Liberty.

Getting to know Meredith Baisden

What is your favorite Bible verse and why?

Psalm 46:10 . . . Be still and know that I am God.

I know it's not good for me, but I love to eat …

What is the best movie you watched over the last year?
The Proposal!

I came to Liberty because …
I wanted to grow as a Christian and learn more about my Savior and I felt like God called me to be here.

My earliest memory while competing in my sport is …
Getting hit in the leg with a line drive my first year playing and laughing about it.

If you could be somebody else for a day, who would you be and why?
Coach Tuesday, so I could have red hair.

The best part of being a Liberty student-athlete is…
Getting cool stuff!!!

My dream job would be…
A teacher overseas in some third world country that need missions workers.

The team that I'm most looking forward to competing against this year is (and why) …
RADFORD! Because they are who we lost to in the championship last year.

If you could have one super power, what would it be and why?
To fly, so I don't have to worry about getting anywhere anymore.

The TV Show I can't live without watching each week is…
I don't watch too much TV.

If I were named "Coach for a Day", I would make my coaches (and why) …
Do the mental toughness run, because it helps them become mentally tough.

My favorite thing about being a part of the Liberty softball team is …
That we have a team full of girls with swagger and that's pretty awesome.

My personal goals this season are …
To get better every day and to be the optimist on the team.

What is the most exciting thing you did this summer?
Slept a bunch.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Somewhere with a beach.

Do you have any pre-game habits/rituals, and what are they?
To blast music in my ears and have my time with God before the game.

What is the best advice you have ever received, and who gave it to you?
To breathe and relax, and I have heard that from everyone at some point.