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MacKenzie Ridley

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MacKenzie Ridley

POSITION:  P/1B

HEIGHT:  5’10”

BATS/THROWS:  R/R

CLASS:  Senior

YEARS ON VARSITY:  4

CURRENT SCHOOL:  PSHS

BIRTHDAY:  January 6

PLANNED COLLEGE MAJOR: Education

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:  Fellowship of Christian Athletes, church youth group, student teaching

PLANS FOR AFTER COLLEGE:  Becoming an elementary or middle school teacher.

FAVORITE PLANO SOFTBALL MEMORY:  Going to the state tournament my freshman year.

FAVORITE QUOTE:  “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.” – 1 Corinthians 16:13

Bio

Personal: Mack is the daughter of Jenny and Bart Ridley and has a brother, Jackson. She plans to major in education.

Awards: Mack earned Academic All District Awards in 2018, 2019, and 2020.

The coaching staff really values Mack’s composure, great attitude, and how hard she works.

MACK UP CLOSE:

Favorites:

  • Favorite quote: “Do not fear for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God.” – Isaiah 41:10
  • Favorite class: Statistics
  • Favorite softball player of all time: Cat Osterman
  • Favorite athlete (any sport): Adrian Beltre
  • Favorite social media site: Instagram 
  • Favorite emoji:  Star eyes
  • Favorite type of music: Country 
  • Favorite food: Chips and queso/guacamole 
  • Favorite binge watching TV show: Full House
  • Favorite book: Out of My Mind
  • Favorite movie: High School Musical 3
  • Favorite Disney character: Nemo
  • Favorite animal: Ducklings 
  • Favorite part about the sport of softball: The bonds with my teammates 
  • Favorite thing we’ve done in softball off season this year: Fall ball games  
  • Favorite sport to play other than softball: Basketball 
  • Favorite thing about PSHS: Working in the preschool
  • Favorite Karaoke song to sing: Party in the USA
  • Favorite place to vacation: Seaside, Florida 
  • Favorite gift I’ve ever been given: My car
  • Favorite color: Green 

Miscellaneous:

  • My nickname is: Mack
  • One word to describe me when I’m on the field: Focused
  • One word to describe me away from the field: Passionate
  • The person who has had the greatest impact on my athletic career: My dad
  • The accomplishment (athletic or non-athletic) that I am most proud of: Making varsity my freshman year 
  • The person I would most like to meet: Michelle Obama
  • People have told me that I look like (name of celebrity): Kate Upton? I think it’s the nose
  • The song title that best describes me: Happy Anywhere 
  • Best pump-up songs: Everybody Talks, DNA, anything by Pitbull
  • Musical instruments that I play: I played the trombone in middle school.
  • When I was little, I dreamed of being a: teacher
  • Early bird or night owl: Early bird 
  • The reality show I would most like to participate in is: American Idol
  • I can’t believe I watch this show: Guy’s Grocery Games 
  • Few people know that I: Played the trombone
  • My best non-athletic talent(s): Baking
  • My most prized possession: My bible 
  • My most annoying habit: Gulping water loudly
  • My pet peeve(s): People who don’t say thank you 
  • My superstitions: Same hairstyles for game day
  • If I had a million dollars, I would: Buy a jeep, a mansion, and go on a shopping spree
  • Three things on my bucket list are:
    • Go to Hawaii
    • Go to a Ben Rector concert
    • Own a small dog
  • My dream job is: Elementary or middle school teacher
  • I am most thankful for: My friends and family

Teammate who…

  • The teammate who will surprise people the most this year: Jillian
  • The teammate who has improved the most since August is: Elizabeth 
  • The teammate who can always make me laugh: Kailey 
  • The teammate who dominates in the weight room: Mary Ellen
  • The teammate most likely to be on People’s “Best Dressed” list: Sadie
  • The teammate who holds me most accountable is: Darby
  • The teammate who is the most responsible is: Sarah
  • The teammate most likely to get married first is: Sadie 
  • The teammate most likely to win the lotto is: Kailey
  • The teammate most likely to talk themselves out of a speeding ticket is: Casey
  • The teammate most likely to become president: Kyndall 

Teammate who would be the best candidate for:

  • America’s Got Talent: Sarah
  • America’s Next Top Model: Leah
  • American Ninja Warrior: Jillian
  • The Amazing Race: Sarah
  • The Bachelorette: Casey
  • Big Brother: Bella 
  • Dancing with the Stars: Herd
  • Fixer Upper: Future
  • Friends: Sydney
  • Gossip Girl: Kailey
  • Lip Sync Battle: Laney
  • The Office: Kyndall 
  • Shark Tank: Penelope
  • Survivor: Sarah
  • Top Chef: Darby 
  • The Voice: Mary Ellen