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#7 McKenzie Clark

McKenzie Clark - Softball - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
OF
Height:
5-5
Class:
Jr.
Hometown:
Myakka City, Fla.
High School:
Lakewood Ranch High School
B/T:
R-R
BIO

Career Stats  | 2023 Stats | 2022 Stats2021 Stats   

2022

  • ACC All-Tournament Team Selection
  • Second Team All-ACC
  • ACC All-Academic
  • Led the Tigers with a .328 overall average and team-high .356 in ACC play this season
  • Led the team with a .624 slugging percentage
  • Had a team-high 59 hits on the year with 13 doubles and two triples and team-high 42 runs scored
  • Hit 12 home runs this season including nine in ACC play
  • Had four hits in the NCAA Clemson Regional, including going 3-for-3 against UNCW (May 20)
  • Went 4-for-4 with one run and two RBIs in the ACC Tournament Championship game against Florida State (May 14)
  • Went 3-for-4 with three home runs against Florida State (April 22) in Tallahassee
  • Went 4-for-4 with three runs scored against Akron (Feb. 26)
  • Recorded Clemson’s first inside the park home run against Akron (Feb. 26)
  • Finished with three hits against South Carolina with two runs (March 30)
  • Fifth on the team with six stolen bases
  • Maintains a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage on the year with 54 putouts and five assists
  • Preseason All-ACC selection

2021

  • NFCA All-Region Southeast selection
  • First Team All-ACC selection
  • ACC All-Freshman Team selection
  • All-ACC Academic selection
  • One of two players to start in all 52 games, including 50 games in center field and two games at catcher
  • Hit .355 in 169 at bats, with 47 runs, nine doubles, six triples, nine homers, a .639 slugging percentage, a .431 on-base percentage and 23 stolen bases
  • Her six triples tied for first in the ACC and tied for eighth nationally
  • Successful on 23 of her 29 stolen base attempts; her 23 stolen bases led the team and was good for sixth in the ACC and 41st in the nation
  • Led the team in at bats (169) and runs (47)
  • Second on the team in batting average (.355) and on-base percentage (.431), third in doubles (9) and slugging percentage (.639)
  • Achieved a .981 fielding percentage and registered six assists in center field
  • Recorded 16 multi-hit games, good for second on the team
  • Tallied a 10-game hitting streak, the second longest among any Tiger on the season
  • Her three stolen bases against Elon (Feb. 27) were the most by any Tiger in a single game on the season
  • Registered a go-ahead RBI-triple in the Tigers’ 11-inning victory at Louisville (March 19)
  • Registered a game-winning RBI-single in the top of the seventh in an elimination game against Troy (May 22) at the Tuscaloosa Regional
  • Appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter Top 10 Plays after robbing Syracuse of home run to center field on May 9

  • Enrolled at Clemson in the Fall of 2020
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll recipient

Before Clemson

  • No. 19 prospect according to ExtraInningSoftball.com
  • 2020 Premier Girls Fastpitch (PGF) High School All-American
  • 2020 Gatorade Player of the Year finalist
  • Three-time First Team All-State selection (2017-19)
  • Two-time Team MVP (2017-18)
  • 2019 Team Defensive Player of the Year
  • Two-time Basketball MVP (2017-18)
  • 2017 Basketball Defensive Player of the Year
  • 2016 Offensive Player of the Year as an 8th grader on her high school softball team

Personal

  • Born McKenzie Ann Clark on Jan. 31, 2002
  • Daughter of Brian and Carrie Clark
  • Her mother, Carrie, played volleyball at Jackson University
  • Her nickname is “Pie” Read More
  • Majoring in Criminal Justice

Media

Softball
November 14, 2019