Pomahatch is a right-handed pitcher and shortstop from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. and plays at Arrowhead Christian Academy

USA Baseball interviews participants of the 2014 16U/17U National Team Identification Series for the #3UP3DOWN feature on USABaseball.com. Participants will be asked nine questions from three different categories: NTIS Experience, Currently in Life and My Lifestyle.  

Name and Jersey #: Alec Pomahatch, #1

Region: SoCal

Age Group: 17U

NTIS Experience

I'm excited about playing in the NTIS because ...

There are a lot of colleges here, so I'm using this as an opportunity to send out emails and tell coaches that I'm coming here (to play). It's a big tournament, so they like to hear about it. 



People would describe my region's playing style as ...

More of hitting the long ball. But for me being a smaller guy compared to most of the guys, I just go for line drives and play more to my body type than my region's style of play. 

To be selected for the 2015 USA Baseball National Team Trials, it would mean ...

A lot.…