13 AJ Mackey
13 AJ Mackey
Height: 5-8
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Orlando, Fla.
Position: INF
Major: Interdisciplinary Studies
Bats/Throws: R/R
Last School: Santa Fe Community College

2013: Drew starts at second base in four of the 19 games in which he appeared … Made just one error and ended the year with a .964 fielding percentage … Pitched one inning of relief and recorded two strikeouts … Had an RBI at Gardner-Webb (Mar. 6).

Before USC Upstate: Received a medical redshirt in 2012 at Sante Fe Community College under head coach Johnny Wiggs… Transferred from Gulf Coast Community College where he started every game at shortstop or third base during the 2011 season… Hit .250 with four home runs and 30 runs batted in… Was a four-year letterwinner at Olympia High School under head coach Randy O’Neal… Named to the honor roll and received National Honor Society recognition.

Personal: Born on Sept. 19, 1990 in Orlando, Fla… Son of Al and Nancy Mackey… Majoring in Interdisciplinary Studies… Enjoys fishing… Father played baseball at Gulf Coast Community College… Favorite food is steak… Favorite movie is “The Departed”… Favorite TV Show is “Entourage”… Favorite actor is Mark Wahlberg… Favorite singer is Wiz Khalifa… Favorite song is “Focused” by Wale… Favorite season is summer… Favorite book is “Beyond Belief”… Favorite sports figure is Dustin Pedroia… Heroes growing up were his parents… Person he most admirers is Roberto Clemente… Dream job is a professional baseball player.