Q&A With Signee Fisher Canaday

Baseball standout signs with Mary Washington University


Q: What is your earliest memory of playing your sport?

A: When I was four or five years old.

Q: What made you stick with your sport all these years?

A: I have always liked throwing baseballs and playing with my friends.

Q: Who are some of your athletic heroes, people you look up to in your sport? Why do they stand out?

A: For pitching, Nolan Ryan because he is very good.

Q: What factors led you to sign with the college/university that you chose? What made that school stand out?

A: I really love the campus, and its coast to coast.

Q: What course of study or major do you plan to pursue at your college or university?

A:  Undecided.

Q: What are you anxious about as you transition to attend and play in college?

A: Figuring out that college experience. Learn some new baseball things.

Q: What is one thing you would change about your recruiting/signing process and why?

A: I would try and get more money.

Q: It is hard for a school to tick all the boxes a student athlete might have. What are some sacrifices you had to make in order to attend your chosen school? 

A: I don’t want to be that lame freshman. You got to make a good impression.

Q: What advice would you give to the next class of student athletes who will go through the process of recruitment?

A: Pursue your dreams and don’t give up.

Q: What advice would you give to your past self regarding your athletic career?

A: Don’t suck.

Q: Who are some people you would like to thank for helping you get to where you are today? How did they assist you?

A: My family, my friends and all the people at Wake Forest High School.

Q: What is your favorite memory as a Cougar athlete?

A: Getting the chance to play and meet new people.