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#33 Caitlin Viafora
Position: Catcher
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'4"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Stanley, Va.
High School: Page County

High School:

  • Honorable Mention All-State
  • Selected to play in the Best of the Valley All-Star Game
  • Three-time All-Region, including First Team honors as a senior
  • Four-time All-District selection, including First Team three times
  • Set Page County High School career record for hits (114) and stolen bases (105)
  • Played her club ball for the Broadway Heat

Personal:

  • Daughter of Ralph and Nerissa Viafora
  • Sister, Natasha, played softball at Eastern Mennonite University from 2004-08 and her other sister, Megan, played there from 2008-12.
  • Also ran cross country and played basketball at Page County High School
  • National Honor Society and New Horizons and Yearbook club member

 

Why did you choose to play at JMU?

 I was accepted without the knowledge I would be playing ball here

 What do you love most about JMU?

 I love that it is close to home

 What is your major/minor?

 IDLS Education Major – Early Childhood Education

 What is your favorite place to eat on campus?

 D-hall

 Most people don’t know that I … ?

 Hate talking on the phone

 What will be your “walk out” song/songs for 2014?

 Answer to No One – Colt Ford ft. JJ Lawhorn

 What is your favorite …
Food:
Chicken Alfredo
Movie:
Despicable Me
TV Show:
Modern Family
Song:
Story of My Life by One Direction
Athlete:
Jennie Finch
Holiday:
Christmas

What is one personal goal you have for the 2014 season?

 To be successful at diving for outfield balls

 What are your favorite hobbies away from softball?

 Playing with my dog Cora and making crafts

 What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

 To never, ever quit. The past can hurt; but the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it – Lion King

 What is your ideal vacation?

 Jamaica

 If not softball, what other sport would you want to play at JMU?

 Basketball

 If you could have dinner with any three people in the world, who would they be?

 Justin Bieber, Channing Tatum and Jennifer Lawrence