McKenna Lowe

McKenna Lowe

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tustin, Calif.

High School:
Foothill HS

Height:
5-7

Position:
OF

Experience:
3V

Bat/Throw:
L/R

OREGON STATE
2010 (Junior)
: McKenna Lowe appeared and started in 52 games in left field ... Named to the Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention squad ... Batted .290 with 22 runs and 10 RBI ... Hit five doubles and two triples ... Opening weekend at the Kajikawa Classic, went 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBI with her first triple of the season ... Finished a perfect 3-for-3 with a run and RBI against San Diego (Mar. 21) ... Finished 1-for-1 on a double with three runs and three walks against Idaho State (Mar. 27) ... Helped propel the team over No. 9 Arizona State (May 9) in a t0-inning thriller with her 2-for 3 outing with one of the team's four runs ... Finished the season on a five-game hitting streak ... Perfect 7-for-7 in stolen base attempts ... Earned nine multi-hit games, two multi-RBI games ... In the field, posted a .939 fielding percentage with 30 putouts and one assist.

2009 (Sophomore): Appeared in 48 games, starting 30 in left field ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention accolades ... Hit .250 with 11 runs and two RBI ... Tallied a double and triple ... Chalked up five multi-hit games ... Went a perfect 2-for-2 with two runs against Southern Utah (Feb. 15) at the Louisville Slugger Invitational, adding a stolen base ... Hit her third career triple, only of the season against Nevada (Feb. 28) at the CSUF DiMarini Invitational ... Posted two more perfect outings against Florida Gulf Coast (Mar. 5), where she went 3-for-3 and Seattle (Mar. 25), where she had a 2-for-2 performance with a run and stolen base ... Broke up a no-hitter at No. 4 Stanford (Apr. 26) in a pinch hit single ... Walked once and hit by pitch twice ... Hit a sacrifice fly and seven sacrifice hits ... Perfect 8-for-8 in stolen base attempts ... Posted a .972 fielding percentage with 32 putouts and three assists ... Helped turn one double play.

2008 (Freshman): Appeared in 48 games, starting 46, mostly in left field ... Earned All-Pac-10 Freshman Honorable Mention honors ... Hit .298 with 22 runs and 11 RBI ... Went on a 12-game hitting streak early in the season ... Was 11-for-12 in stolen bases; one time caught stealing at No. 23 Washington (Mar. 29) injured her left ankle sliding into second that kept her out for 11 games ... Went 3-for-3 with a run and two RBI against Mississippi Valley State ... Hit an in the park home run against Nevada (Feb. 15), her only home run of the season ... Scored two runs against No. 25 Texas (Feb. 23) with one hit and one walk ... Earned a triple against New Mexico State (Feb. 8) and Idaho State (Mar. 22) ... Tallied three walks with one run against Ball State (Mar. 7) ... Had nine multi-hit games, two multi-RBI ... Posted a .974 fielding percentage with 36 putouts and one assist.

FOOTHILL HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner and starter for coach Jeff Jordan ... Named All-League, All-County and All-State ... Competed in three All-Star games ... Team Captain ... Class officer.

PERSONAL
Born in Mission Viejo, Calif. ... Daughter of David and Dawn Lowe ... Has two older sisters, Caitlin and Paige, and one younger brother, Tanner ... Sister, Caitlin, was an All-American softball player for the University of Arizona and currently is a member of the USA Softball Team and Paige played at Oregon State ... Majoring in Business Management ... Former prep teammates playing NCAA Division I softball include current Beaver Audrey Roderfeld, Brittany Lastrapes at Arizona, Katy Schroeder at UCLA, Tiffany Huff at Tennessee ... Chose Oregon State because of the good academics, it's family oriented, my sister, the team and Oregon.

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