Meet Badger freshman Staci Roscizewski! She is from Racine, Wis., and attended Racine Case High School. The lefty batter was a four-year letterwinner and made first-team all-county and first-team all-conference all four years. She was also named team captain all four years. She earned honorable mention all-district during her sophomore year and honorable mention all-state during her senior year.
Staci was a recipient of the Scholar Athlete award, NAACP Herff Jones Leadership Award and the Principal's Leadership award. Her head coach was Tom Adams. She was vice president of the National Honor Society and the Key Club. She was the president of Student Government. She was a member of the Principal's Advisory Team as well as Leadership Club. She was also a letterwinner in volleyball.
Her parents are Kim and Gray Roscizewski, and she has an older sister, Jena. Her cousin, Kate Ricchio played softball at the University of Toledo-Ohio. Her cousin James Ricchio played baseball at Central Michigan University, and her cousin Jeff Ricchio played football at Wisconsin Lutheran. Her hobbies include watching movies, going to the beach and shopping. Her major is currently undecided.
We took some time for a little Q&A with Staci:
Q: Who or what got you started in softball?
A: My mom started me in softball.
Q: At what age did you start playing softball?
Q: If you didn't play softball, which sport would you play?
A: Frisbee golf
Q: What is your dream job?
Q: What is your favorite movie?
Q: Who is your favorite athlete/athletic team?
A: Joel Stave/Green Bay Packers
Q: Describe your dream vacation
Q: What is your favorite sports/softball memory?
A: Taking seventh at softball Nationals
Q: Do you have any pump up or pre-game music or rituals?
A: Tie my shoes
Q: What is the best part of playing softball at Wisconsin?
A: Hanging out with the team all of the time. It's like having another family.
Q: Where is your favorite spot on campus?
A: Camp Randall
Q: What is your favorite ice cream flavor?
A: Double chocolate chocolate
Q: What is your favorite Crayola crayon color?
Q: What TV show do you wish you could be in?
Q: If you could be any person for a day, who would you be?
A: Ashley Van Zeeland
Q: If you were stranded on an island and could only have three items with you, what would they be?
A: Tom Hanks, Wilson and Nutella.