20 - Amy Jo McKenzie|
|Previous School:||Center HS|
Appeared in 51 of the team’s 53 games, including 46 starts (11 at first base, 29 times at third base and six times at designated player)...a second team all-PCSC selection, McKenzie batted .297 (43-145) with nine doubles, two home runs and 25 RBIs (second most on the team)...against conference competition, she hit .396 (21-53), the sixth best mark in the league...hit a combined .308 over her final two seasons after batting .175 during her first two years with the program...had a career-high nine-game hitting streak (March 14-24)...that was also the longest of the season for any Sacramento State player...had multiple-hit games in seven of her final 11 games of the year...hit .306 (26-85) with runners on base, and .306 (19-62) with runners in scoring position...in her 11 starts at first base, she batted .500 (17-34) with three doubles, a home run and nine RBIs...posted a career high and team season-high five RBIs against San Diego on April 28...was tied for first on the team with eight multiple-RBI games, and third with 13 multiple-hit games.
Broke out during her junior season, batting .329 with four home runs, 19 RBIs, a .561 slugging percentage and a .374 on-base percentage...appeared in 36 games, including 26 starts as the team’s designated player...against PCSC competition, she batted .350 (7-20) with an .850 slugging percentage...three of those seven hits against league teams were home runs...over her last six games, she batted .533 (8-15) with a double, two home runs and seven RBIs...had a career-high seven-game hitting streak (Feb. 21-March 11)...named to the PCSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll (given to student-athletes with a 3.0 gpa or better) for the second straight year.
Appeared in 14 games, including eight starts at designated player...had her season cut short against San Diego on April 10 with a knee injury...had a double against both UC Davis and San Diego...two of her four hits during the season were doubles...member of the PCSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, given to student-athletes who have accumulated at least a 3.0 gpa.
Appeared in 43 games in her first intercollegiate season, including 38 starts as the team’s designated player...of her 21 hits during the season, eight went for extra bases...including her first career home run in a 1-0 victory over UC Davis...hit .538 (7-for-13) during a five-game stretch (March 30-April 7).
A 2003 graduate of Center High School in Antelope, Calif...played four years of varsity softball while spending her senior season playing for current Sacramento State assistant coach Lori Meixner...a four-time Capital Valley League selection...during her final two years, she was team captain, team MVP and was named second team all-Metro by The Sacramento Bee...as a senior, she led the Cougars in batting average (.476), on-base percentage (.531), slugging percentage (.762), RBIs (15), doubles (six) and triples (three)...led the Sacramento area in home runs during her junior season...also played four years of volleyball as the team’s middle blocker where she was a two-time all-conference selection...a member of the school’s honor roll from 2000-02.
Born April 19, 1985...an interior design major with a 3.25 gpa...on pace to graduate next year...parents are Sally and Bob McKenzie...member of the California Blast teams that won the 14-under national championship (2000) and finished second at the Western Nationals (1999).