Mackenzie Chitwood, softball

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Mackenzie Chitwood enjoyed a record-setting weekend with the Lynchburg softball team at the Old Dominion Athletic Conference tournament, surpassing the Hornets’ career home runs and single-season RBI records and matching Lynchburg’s single-season home runs mark with her 17th of the season. Chitwood was also named first-team all-conference. We’ll call that a Hornet of the Week type of performance. Let’s get to know the Hornets first baseman:

Major: Health Promotion

Career Aspirations: Dietitian

Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi

Chipotle or Moe's? Moe’s

Apple or Android? Apple

Twitter or Instagram? Instagram

What is the last movie you watched?

Insidious: The Last Key

If someone could follow you and narrate your life for a day, who would it be?

Brittany Coffey

What is your favorite restaurant in Lynchburg?

La Carreta

Tell an embarrassing or funny story about yourself or your team.

This season I thought I hit a walk-off home run, and it hit the top of the fence and I got thrown out at second.

Who do you most admire and why?

My parents. I admire them the most because they have supported me and have always been there for me through the tough times and the good times.

What is your spirit animal?

Squirrel

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

To be invisible

If you had a theme song, what would it be?

Boot Scootin' Boogie, by Brooks & Dunn

--LYN--

Sun May 12
Final
7 No. 17 Lynchburg
4 at No. 1 Va. Wesleyan
NCAA Tournament - Virginia Beach Regional
Sun May 12
Final
2 No. 1 Va. Wesleyan
4 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
@ Virginia Wesleyan University, Virginia Beach, Va. NCAA Tournament - Virginia Beach Regional
Fri May 17
Final
2 No. 18 Emory
7 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 1
Sat May 18
Final
9 No. 18 Emory
5 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 2
Sat May 18
Final
10 No. 18 Emory
8 vs. No. 17 Lynchburg
NCAA Tournament - Lynchburg Super Regional - Game 3
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Sat Apr 06
Final
6 Lynchburg
4 at Shenandoah
Sat Apr 06
Final
2 Lynchburg
3 at Shenandoah
Tue Apr 09
Final
6 Va. Wesleyan
4 vs. Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
Final
1 Guilford
3 vs. Lynchburg
Sat Apr 13
Final
1 Guilford
4 vs. Lynchburg
Tue Apr 16
Final
10 Greensboro
2 vs. Lynchburg
Note time change
Wed Apr 17
Final
3 Lynchburg
11 at Hampden-Sydney
Sat Apr 20
Final
4 Bridgewater (Va.)
5 vs. Lynchburg
Senior Day
Sat Apr 20
Final
3 Bridgewater (Va.)
2 vs. Lynchburg
Tue Apr 23
Final
13 Lynchburg
11 at No. 15 Randolph-Macon
Sat Apr 27
Final
5 Lynchburg
6 at Roanoke
at Kiwanis Field
Sat Apr 27
Final - 11 innings
7 Lynchburg
10 at Roanoke
at Kiwanis Field
Tue Apr 30
Final
12 Lynchburg
6 at Greensboro
Fri May 03
Final - 12 innings
1 Lynchburg
2 at Roanoke
ODAC First-Round | Game 1
Sun May 05
Final
11 Roanoke
3 vs. Lynchburg
ODAC First Round | Game 2
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