Women's Softball

 
6 - Lana Mackey
Lana Mackey
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Perry, Ga.
High School: Westfield Schools
Position: P

2009: Earned second team All-Southern Conference honors... Recipient of SoCon's Coleman Lew Leadership Award... Posted a 13-14 record and 2.64 earned run average while fanning a league-high 171 batters in 30 appearances and 159.1 innings... Tossed four shutouts, including one-hit shutout of College of Charleston on April 11... Struck out 13 batters in two-hit shutout of Prebyterian on April 22... Named February SoCon Pitcher of the Month and twice named SoCon Player of the Week.

2008: Appeared in the circle 45 times making 35 starts and registering 28 complete games... Fanned a school-record 245 batters in 252.2 innings of work while posting a 3.08 ERA... Tossed six shutouts, including a one-hit shutout against Georgia Southern... Fanned a career-high 13 batters oin two-hit shutout versus Presbyterian followed by 12 stikeouts in a two-hit shutout of S.C. State nine days later... Threw two-hit and four-hit shutouts against CofC on back-to-back days while claiming three victories in the series sweep without allowing a run... Totaled seven doubles, 24 RBIs and a team-leading four home runs at the plate.

2007: One of three players to start all 58 games... Registered 26 starts in the circle posting a 9-14 record and 3.04 ERA... Struck out 113 batters in 138 innings... Tossed a complete-game, one-hit shutout to defeat UNCG in her first career SoCon start... Six times worked six or more innings without surrendering an earned run... Limited Georgia Southern to just one earned run on five hits in nine innings to pick up the victory in Furman's SoCon Tournament title clinching victory... Batted .281 with five homers and 28 RBI... Ranked fifth in the SoCon with 10 doubles... Homered twice in SoCon Tournament title run, including a three-run blast in an upset of second-seeded Charleston.

High School: Played for coach Rodney Culverhouse at Westfield Schools... Led team to five straight region championships... Team won state championship in 2001, and reached the championship game and state final four the next two seasons... Four-time Region 3-AAA Player of the Year...Five-time all-state selection... Named to the all-region team five different times...All-Middle Georgia First Team as a junior and senior... Houston County Player of the Year as a sophomore... Set the school's records in strikeouts, wins, and ERA as an eighth-grader... Lettered four times in basketball, three times in track and field, twice in tennis, and once in cross-country... 400m State Champion as a junior, and state finalist as a sophomore... 400m Region Champion as a junior and senior... Played travel ball with the Georgia Heat and coach Rodney Dickey... Member of the Beta Club.

Personal: Lana Carol Mackey was born April 25, 1988 in Chattanooga, Tenn... Daughter of Alan and Beverly Mackey... Majoring in health and exercise science.