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Mackenzie Brown
Mackenzie  Brown

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bayonne, NJ

High School:
Bayonne HS

Height:
5-2

Position:
2B/OF

04/29/2018

Hawks Drop Their Final Game of the 2018 Season

The Shore Fell Short on Senior Day

04/28/2018

The Shore Falls To The Bison

Hawks Drop Two against Conference Opponent

04/22/2018

Bears Complete Sweep of the Hawks

The Shore Struggles at the Plate in Series Finale

04/21/2018

Hawks Drop Two Games Against Morgan State

The Shore Struggles To Get Hits versus the Bears

04/18/2018

The Shore Squanders Many Opportunities Versus Saint Peter’s

Hawks Leave 15 Batters on Base During Doubleheader

04/26/2017

Softball vs. Morgan State (04.23.17)

Softball vs. Morgan State at Hawk Field on Senior Day (Photos by Joey Gardner)

02/23/2017

Softball vs. North Carolina Central (02.10.17)

Softball vs. North Carolina Central at the Campbell Invitational (Photos by Bennett Scarborough)

11/29/2016

Softball Alumni Game (10.15.16)

Softball Alumni Game at Hawks Field (Photos by Todd Dudek)

05/01/2016

UMES Softball v. Howard (04-30-16)

UMES Softball versus Howard at Hawks Field (Senior Day) Photos by Megan Raymond & UMES Media Relations

04/21/2016

UMES Softball v. UMBC (04-14-16)

UMES Softball v. UMBC at Hawks Field (Photos by Randy Stadler)

Douglas on Brown: “Mackenzie has tremendous talent. She’s a solid contact hitter with strong defensive skills and will make a big contribution to the team for years.”

2018 (Junior):
Competed in 36 games (34 starts) ... Finished second on the team in hits (30) ... Had two games with three hits (career high) ... tied a career high with two stolen bases versus North Carolina Central (March 10) ... hit a triple and three hits at Savannah State in team's first victory of the season (March 21) ... went 2-4 on her senior day vs Howard (April 29) ... graduating a semester early in December 2018 ... named to 2018 MEAC Comissioner's All-Academic Team ... named to 2018 MEAC Softball All-Academic Team ... named to ECAC President's Honor Roll.

2017 (Sophomore):
Missed time due to injury ... Competed in 25 games (24 starts) ... Named to the 2017 MEAC Softball All-Academic Team ... went a perfect 2-of-2 with two RBIs (season-high), run scored, and a triple versus North Carolina Central (February 10) ... scored twice (career-high) in the game one win over Savannah State (March 21) ... went 2-of-5 with a RBI in the game two victory at Savannah State (March 21) ... hit first career homer versus Hampton (April 14) ... racked up two hits (career-high), two runs scored (career-high), two RBIs (season-high), and two stolen bases (career-high) in the road win at Howard (April 29) ... named to the 2017 MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic Team.

2016 (Freshman):
Played 37 contests, including 33 starts ... before the season, College Sports Madness named Brown Preseason Rookie of the Year ... finished tied for second on the team in fielding percentage (.980) and third in stolen bases (5) ... in her collegiate debut against Coppin State (February 12), she posted stolen base and run scored ... registered her first-career hit at UMBC (February 28) ... posted a career-high three RBIs at South Carolina State (March 15) ... went 2-of-3 with a RBI and a stolen base in game one versus Delaware State (March 19) ... tallied two hits with a RBI and run scored in game two against Delaware State (March 19) ... went 2-of-4 with two runs scored and a stolen bases versus UMBC (April 14) ... went 2-of-3 with a double and RBI at Hampton (April 17).

High School/Club:
A two-sport letterman in softball and track … A two-time Hudson County Player of the Year (2014-15) … Named to the All-County First Team four consecutive seasons while earning 2015 All-State Second Team … Set a record for most unassisted double plays … Member of the New Jersey Heist in Bloomfield, New Jersey … Guided her squad to multiple honors, including 2014 Triple Crown Fall Rising Tournament, 2014 Colorado Long Peak Bracket, and 2015 Colorado Sparkler Long Peak Championship … Academically, member of the National Honors Society for two years (2014-15) and National Language Honors Society (2014-15) … Involved in the Bayonne’s Autistic Program.

Personal: Nickname is Kenz … Born February 17, 1997 in Bayonne Hospital … Daughter of Maureen and Norman Brown … Has two brothers, Daniel and Matthew … Major is Sociology/Social Work … Plans to work and become a Behavorist for autistic children … Best advice received/favorite saying is, “One day all of this will make sense, all of the hard work and time that was put in will pay off” by Sergio Rodriguez … Hobbies outside of sports are writing and spending time with family and friends … Favorite book/author is The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by Shakespeare … Favorite movie is Good Will Hunting … Personal best sports moment is winning the 2015 Colorado Sparkler Long Peak Championship … Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is teaching autistic children how to play softball … Most influential person is Sergio Rodriguez because of his endless support … Personal athletic goal before the season is reaching her full potential … Personal athletic goal before graduating is staying healthy all four seasons.

BROWN'S CAREER STATISTICS

Year AVG GP-GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SLG% BB TB OB% SB-ATT FLD%
2016 .274 37-33 62 12 17 1 0 0 7 .290 3 18 .318 5-6 .980
2017 .169 25-24 65 8 11 0 1 1 6 .246 3 16 .206 3-5 .926
2018 .268 36-34 112 11 30 5 1 0 7 .330 5 37 .297 6-8 .923
TOTAL .237 98-91 239 31 58 6 2 1 20 .289 11 71 .274 14-19 .943

Career Highs
At-bat: 5 (2x, last: at South Carolina State, March 22, 2018)
Hits: 3 (2x, last: v. La Salle, April 11, 2018)
RBIs: 3 (at South Carolina State, March 15, 2016)
Doubles: 2 (at South Carolina State, March 22, 2018)
Triples: 1 (2x, last: at Savannah State, March 21, 2018)
Home Runs: 1 (v. Hampton, April 14, 2017)
Runs Scored: 3 (v. Delaware State, March 17, 2018)
Walks: 2 (v. Delaware State, March 17, 2018)
Stolen Bases: 2 (2x, last: v. North Carolina Central, March 10, 2018)

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