Meet the Player Softball – Mackenzie Nolan


When did you start playing softball?

I started playing at the age of 5 years old. 

How many hours a week do you practice?

I usually have about 4 hours of practice on the weekends and then workout at home too.

Name one thing you are working to improve right now?

My short game.

Pre-game ritual?

Exact same warm up before every game.

What’s something you need to do for a game?

Hit in the batting cages before.

How would your teammates describe you?

My teammates would describe me as a good teammate, fun, hard working.

Who is your role model, and why?

Sierra Romero, she is the best infielder in the sport and I’ve always looked up to her.

What is the hardest thing about your sport?

Timing on hitting, but also learning that there is a lot of failing in the sport.

Name something that stresses you out?

Being in a group with a lot of people. 

Name a recent accomplishment you are proud of, and why?

Committing to Grand Canyon University for softball because I’ve worked all my life for the opportunity to play in college.

Before I graduate, I want to ________, and why?

Help build a great softball program at Prestonwood because we’ve never really had the numbers to play competitively.

Name one thing about yourself that most people don’t know?

When I was little, I had a part in Barney and a commercial.