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McKenna  Guest - Softball - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics
Position

P

Height

5-6

Class

So.

Hometown

Pattonville, Texas

Previous School

Prairiland HS

B/T

R/R

AUDIO PRONUNCIATION

FRESHMAN (2024): Appeared in a team-high 40 games with a team-high 24 starts and threw nine complete games… recorded a save against Marist on Feb. 16, pitching 2.2 scoreless innings with one hit allowed and four strikeouts… pitched a team-high 147.0 innings and led the pitching staff with 90 strikeouts, 56 more than the next pitcher… 40 appearances tied for the third most in a single season in program history… innings pitched were the fourth most among MW pitchers, appearances were tied for the second most and her strikeouts were the fifth most in the MW… averaged 4.3 strikeouts per game… strikeout in 30 games with 24 games with multiple strikeouts… five games with at least five strikeouts with a season-high nine strikeouts against UTEP in 7.2 innings… three appearances not allowing a run, including 4.0 innings in the season opener against Tennessee State and 6.0 innings against Utah State on April 20, in which she allowed just one hit… five appearances of 4.0 innings or more allowing one run or less… named MW Freshman of the Week on March 25.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Prairiland High School… earned TGCA all-state, District 12-3 MVP, Prairiland Co-MVP, All-RRV Co-MVP and Academic All-District in 2022 as her team was the 2022 regional quarterfinal champions… was Extra Innings National HS Player of the Week HM twice in May 2022… in 2021, she was also named District 12-3A Newcomer of the Year, All-RRV Pitcher of the Year and the Prairiland HS Softball MVP after compiling over 350 strikeouts on the season… involved in robotics in high school, and won the 2021 Prairiland Robotics Award… her robotics team placed third at the Robotics state qualifier.

CLUB: Played for Tenacity, Smash, Texas Glory… in 2022, her team was the Super Cup Stage 1 2023 AFCS Qualifier pool winner, placed third at the 18u Triple Crown TX State Championships, placed fifth at the 18U TFL Summer Championship and at the 18U Top Club Nationals, and was the 18U Texas Glory Summer Shootout co-champs.

PERSONAL: Birthday is July 14 … born in Paris, Texas … parents are Fairshae and Jerad Guest… has one sibling, Brecken… majoring in computer science.

ON WHY UNM: “I chose UNM because it is a beautiful campus and has a multitude of learning possibilities. I also believe that I will benefit from the softball program.”