4 - MacKenzie Creech
MacKenzie Creech
Height: 5-6
Year: JR
Hometown: Hillsborough, N.C.
High School: Orange
Position: P (R)
Major: Comprehensive Liberal Studies -- Curricular Emphasis
B/T: R/R
  • "I made Virginia Wesleyan my top choice because Coach Elliott (Brandon) is awesome and the beach is nice too."

VWC Career Statistics

YearERAW-LAPPGSCGSVIPHRERBBSOABWPHBBK
20111.8318-63022152160.11417342401586191560
20122.5511-622188011095644040704273  

Season Highlights

  • 2012
  • All-Old Dominion Athletic Conference second team honoree
  • Ranked No. 8 among ODAC pitchers with a 2.55 ERA and 70 strikeouts
  • Ranked No. 6 in the league with 11 victories, 22 appearances and 110 innings pitched
  • 2011
  • Virginia College Division Softball Rookie of the Year
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference Rookie of the Year
  • ODAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • All-ODAC first team honoree

Collegiate Accomplishments

  • Posted 4.00 grade point average Winter 2011 and Winter 2012

Prep Accolades

  • Career pitching earned run average of 1.08, with 846 strikeouts in 493.3 innings pitched, 29 shutouts; career batting average of .464
  • Two-time All-North Carolina pitcher
  • North Carolina Pitcher of the Year as a sophomore and junior
  • Three-time All-North Carolina honoree
  • Three-time all-district honoree
  • Conference pitcher of the year as a sophomore and player of the year as a junior
  • Four-time all-conference honoree
  • Four-time Most Valuable Player of the softball team
  • Helped guide Orange to a four-year record of 60-20
  • Also competed in volleyball
  • National Spanish Honor Society member
  • Member of the Cape Fear Storm softball organization

Personal

  • Daughter of Ann and Ricky Creech
  • Has one brother, Zachary 
  • Enjoys all types of music and the TV series "Greys Anatomy"
  • A fan of basketball start J.J. Reddick, the Orlando Magic basketball team and actor Matthew Maconahay
  • My favorite aspect of being an athlete is: "the excitement and adrenaline you get after a win."
  • The part of my game I've improved the most is: "the way I handle myself when I am doing badly."
  • My personal athletic goal at VWC is: "to do the best I can."
  • If I could spend one day with a famous person from any time period it would be:"Mark Wahlberg, at the beach."
  • If I could participate in a reality show it would be:"The Bachelorette. It would be an amazing experience. I would be in heaven."
  • The one superpower I would like to possess is: "to be able to read minds."
  • People might be surprised to know: "I chew on straws all the time. I would rather chew on a straw other than gum."
  • It's the year 2025 and: "I'm work, happily married, with kids."
  • The most important advice I've received is: "don't ever give up what you want the most for what you can have right now" -- Dad