UNCG Softball BIO
11 Makenna Matthijs

High School
A four-time letterwinner at D.H. Conley High School in Greenville, North Carolina ... played for head coach Wayne Deans ... a four-time all-conference, all-district and all-state honoree ... was twice named the D.H. Conley Female Athlete of the Year (2016, 2017) ... tabbed the 2015 4A East State Player of the Year after batting .473 with four home runs, six triples, 15 doubles, 34 RBIs and 24 runs ... also an NFCA All-Region First Team selection in 2015 after leading the Vikings to a state championship ... garnered NFCA All-Region Second Team recognition in 2016 after posting a .447 batting average with three home runs, a triple, seven doubles, 27 RBIs and 30 runs ... guided DHCHS to a regional runner up finish her junior season ... as a senior, batted .580 with six home runs, seven triples, 13 doubles, 47 RBIs and 31 runs scored ... a three-time letterwinner in volleyball and a two-time letterwinner in swimming ... played for 11 years at the club level for Pitt County Heat Breakers under head coach Jeff Davis ... a member of numerous national honor societies and a North Carolina Scholar Athlete.

Daughter of Hans and Marigail Matthijs ... has one brother, Matthew ... majors in Pre-Health Studies/Sciences.

Position: Outfielder
Other Position: Outfielder/Catcher
Height: 5'7"
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Greenville, N.C.
High School: D.H. Conley
Club: Pitt County Heart Breakers
Club Coach: Jeff Davis
Major: Pre-Health Studies/Sciences
Experience: High School