Name: Brandon Rutt
Position: Catcher
Hometown: Ephrata, Pennsylvania
World Championship Experience
  • First-time Men's National Team member (2022)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 Pan American Championship: Scored one run and recorded one RBI in two games played

What does it mean to play for USA Softball? It is an honor and responsibility that I am excited to be apart of.

What is your favorite thing about Men's Fast Pitch? I love how fast-paced it is. 

What would you tell someone who wanted to know more about Men's Fast Pitch? Go watch it in person or watch live streams and current players for advice. Most teams have players that are very involved with teaching and instructing younger athletes and are advocates for the sport. 

If you could give young softball athletes one piece of advice, what would it be? Have a positive mindset, be confident and have fun.

What is your most memorable moment on the softball field? Hearing my oldest son cheer me on. 

Personal motto: Round ball, round bat - hard to hit it square

What non-softball sport would you like to try? Archery

Fun fact: I enjoy planting fruit trees at my house. 

Three words to describe yourself: Even keel, Kind, Respectful.

If you could only bring one thing with you on a deserted island, what would it be? My kids.