2008: Became a solid No. 2 pitcher behind All-American Angela Tincher in her freshman season ... Appeared in 20 games, starting 12 ... Went 2-6 with a 3.62 ERA and two saves ... Threw 58.0 innings with two complete games and 60 strikeouts ... Tossed a one-hit shutout with nine strikeouts in a win over Texas-Arlington, her collegiate debut ... Came in and threw solid relief against Tennessee at the Regionals.
High School: Played for Coach Kacey Pedigo at Mt. Juliet High School ... Led her team to two state runner-up finishes ... Was named MVP of District 9AAA and the MVP of the district tournament as a senior ... Named first-team all-midstate ... Went 29-7 with a 0.14 ERA her final season ... Threw 227 innings, striking out 342 ... Walked just 39 on the year ... Threw nine no-hitters, two perfect games and had 15 shutouts ... Named to the TSWA All-State Class AAA Softball Team as a senior ... Named MVP of the Tennessee-Kentucky all-star softball series after striking out 13 in a no-hitter ... Named second-team all-state as a junior ... Member of the Gold Club, which is awarded for academic excellence.
Personal: Mackenzie Alaina Roark ... Born June 16, 1989, in Nashville, TN ... Daughter of David and Judy Roark ... Has three siblings, Stacey, Stephanie and Stephen ... Majoring interdisciplinary studies.