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2021 Australian Softball Recruit – Mackayla Denney

The Person

About Me:

  • Loyal
  • Responsible
  • Respectful
  • Independent
  • Honest

Leadership & Community:

  • Pirates Softball Club – Vice President (2018, 2017)
  • Fundraising Committee for Southeast Asia Youth Baseball and Softball Team (SEAYBST) – Committee Member (2017, 2016)
  • North West Championships Senior Tee-Ball Assistant Coach (2017)
  • Junior Tee-Ball Coach (2016, 2015)
  • Fundraising Committee Member for Little League Baseball (2015)

Personal Quote:

"Perfect Practice"


The Athlete

Height:

5'4"

Right-handed

Position:

Utility, Catcher, 2nd Base, 3rd Base

Strengths:

  • Proven leadership skills
  • Ability to motivate
  • Dedication
  • Coachable
  • Punctual
  • Respectful

Teams Represented:

2020

  • U18’s Australian Worlds Team – travelling to Peru (Letter of Selection)
  • U18’s National WA Softball Team – travelled to Sydney

2019

  • U17’s School Sport Team (Softball) – played for Willetton Senior High School
  • U17’s State School Girls Softball Team – travelled to Canberra
  • U17’s State Championships (Carine Cats) – Perth
  • U17’s All Australian State School Girls Softball Team
  • U19’s National WA Softball Team – travelled to Sydney
  • U23’s National WA Softball Team – travelled to Brisbane
  • North West Softball Team (Vikings) – played in Port Hedland, Western Australia

2018

  • U17’s Western Australian National Softball Team – travelled to Sydney
  • Port Hedland North West Softball Team – played in Tom Price

2017

  • Southeast Asia Youth Baseball and Softball Team (SEAYBST) U19’s Softball Team – travelled to Perth (tour cancelled)
  • U15’s Western Australian National Softball Team – travelled to Perth
  • U17’s State Championships (Flames) – Perth
  • U17’s State School Girls Softball Team – travelled to Adelaide
  • Inter-School Athletic Team

2016

  • SEAYBST U15’s Softball Team – travelled to Bangkok
  • Inter-School Athletic Team

2015

  • North West Championships Senior Tee-Ball Team – travelled to Karratha, Western Australia
  • North West Tee-Ball All Stars Team
  • Port Hedland Little League Baseball Team – travelled to Perth, Western Australia
  • Little League Baseball Team – travelled to Dubai and Bahrain
  • SEAYBST U15’s Softball Team – travelled to Jakarta, Indonesia


Athletic Highlights

Awards Received:

2019

  • U19’s National WA Softball Team – MVP
  • U17’s State School Girls Softball Team – Captain
  • Willetton Wildcats Softball Junior – MVP
  • Willetton Wildcats Softball Junior – Batting Average (.524)
  • Willetton Wildcats A-Grade Softball – MVP
  • Royals Softball U18’s – MVP
  • Royals Softball U18’s – Most Runs Batted In
  • Royals Softball U18’s – Highest Batting Averagge (.642)

2018

  • Year 10 Runner-Up Champion Girl – Athletics Carnival
  • Pirates Softball Club – Fairest and Best
  • Pirates Softball Club – Most Stolen Bases
  • Town of Port Hedland Sports Star of the Year
  • YMCA Youth Sports Star of the Year

2017

  • Year 9 Champion Girl – Athletics Carnival
  • Port Hedland Softball Association Junior of the Year
  • Port Hedland Softball Association – Most Home Runs
  • Pirates Softball Club A Grade – Fairest and Best
  • Pirates Softball Club A Grade – Most Home Runs
  • Pirates Softball Club A Grade – Most Stolen Bases

2016

  • Year 8 Champion Girl – Athletics Carnival
  • Level 1 Softball Coaching Certificate

2015

  • Year 7 Champion Girl – Athletics Carnival
  • North West Tee-Ball Championships


The Student

Attends:

Willetton Senior High School, WA Australia

Preferred Course of Study:

Nursing, Midwifery

Academic Awards/Achievements:

Awards

  • Top Year Student for Fitness Certificate III (2019)

Achievements

  • Certificate III in Fitness
  • Certificate II in Community Services
  • Certificate of Completion – Match Fixing Awareness


References, Resume & High School Transcript

Student Athlete Resume: Click to View

Coach Reference: Click to View

Coach Reference: Click to View

School Reference: Click to View

School Reference: Click to View


If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

Maria Hopes
Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes