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Kenzi Maguire
Kenzi  Maguire

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hudson, Fla.

High School:
River Ridge

Height:
5-5

Position:
Infielder

Experience:
1L

Major:
Sport and Entertainment Management


Maguire's 2016 Game-by-Game Statistics


  • 2016 SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll

2016 (FRESHMAN): Started 45 games, all at shortstop, while making three appearances off the bench ... Posted the second-highest hit-by-pitch total for a Gamecock in history with 15, tying for fourth in the Southeastern Conference ... Hit .270 with a .386 on-base percentage ... Her 98 assists led the team, while her 2.04 assists per game ranked fourth on the single-season charts for a Gamecock shortstop ... Posted a .965 fielding percentage, the third-best mark for an SC shortstop in the SEC era (since 1997) ... Went 3-for-3 day with a double and a run in her debut vs. No. 2/2 Michigan (2/12) ... That started a six-game hitting streak ... On the last game of the streak, she drove in two, scored twice and drew a walk in the UNCG win (2/19) ... In the next game against Ohio (2/20), was hit by a pitch in an 0-for-2 contest ... Hit twice, drew two more walks, scored a run and posted a sacrifice bunt in the Michigan State win (3/5) ... Reached base three times on a walk and two hit-by-pitches in the SEC opener against No. 17/15 Kentucky (3/11) ... Doubled in game one of the doubleheader at No. 3/3 Auburn before going 3-for-4 with a two-run homer in the finale (3/26) ... Doubled and drove in a run in a 2-for-4 day against Troy (4/3) ... Went 3-for-3 with a home run and three RBI in the first game at Arkansas (4/8) ... Also had one hit on Saturday and two on Sunday against the Razorbacks (4/9-10) ... Doubled in Sunday's win over Mississippi (4/15) ... Drove in a run in the NCAA Tallahassee Regional opening win over No. 24/24 USF (5/20) ... Had a two-RBI single that proved to be the difference in the win at No. 16/14 Missouri ... Posted a hit on Championship Sunday against No. 7/7 Florida State (5/22) ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll and to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete list.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played four years of softball and two years of volleyball at River Ridge High in New Port Richey, Fla. ... 2014 Tampa Bay Times Player of the Year ... Also Suncoast Player of the Year and Sunshine Conference Player of the Year ... Hit .598 as a junior with seven home runs, 12 triples, 15 doubles and 45 RBI ... Missed her senior season with an injury ... Played travel ball with Team North Florida ... Earned the Army Scholar-Athlete Award.

PERSONAL: Kenzi Marie Maguire is the daughter of Kevin and Amy Maguire ... Has two brothers, Kevin Jr. and Ty... Picked South Carolina over Oregon and Arkansas ... Says Derek Jeter is her favorite athlete ... Studying sport and entertainment management.