Player profile: Chase Boster

Chase Boster is a junior right hand pitcher from Stafford, Virginia. During his first season at Marshall, he was considered a true freshman and was the Friday starter for the first half of the season. That season, Boster finished with 30 strikeouts and 26 walks.

Boster, majoring in chemistry and minoring in criminal justice, made 19 appearances last season, including seven starts. He recorded 30 strikeouts in 43 innings. Boster was named to the Collegiate All-American third team.

How do you deal with failure?

“I don’t really pay much attention to it. I just keep moving on.”

What inspires you?

-“I always had a dream as a kid. I would like to play professional baseball, and I just stuck with that.”

When was the last time you took some time to be alone?

-“Everyday. I actually meditate. I took a yoga class and really liked it. So, for at least about 20 minutes a day I meditate and clear my thoughts.”

What is your greatest strength?

-“I feel like I am very good at decision-making. I try to be even-keeled before I make any decision.”

What is your greatest weakness?

-“I feel like I can be very picky.”

What talent do you wish you had?

-“I wish I could sing.”

What is your most marked characteristic?

-“Goofy or funny.”

What country would you like to live in?

-“The United States.”

How often do you tell the ones you love that you love them?

-“At least everyday.”

What gives you peace?

-“Meditating.”

In terms of the school of life, who are your professors?

-“My parents.”

Do you trust your own instincts?

-“Sometimes, but not always.”

Currently, what is your favorite song?

-“‘Freaks’ by Timmy Trumpet & Savage.”

What is your favorite book?

-“‘Odd Man Out” by Matt McCarthy.”

What is your current state of mind?

-“I feel pretty good.

How would you like to die?

-“Short and quick doing something cool. Maybe when I’m 80 sky-diving.”

LaChel House can be contacted at [email protected]