Newcomer Spotlight: Maci Mills
Jan. 10, 2014
Leading up to the 2014 season, the East Carolina softball team will introduce each of its newcomers with each of their interests, favorites and other details. Be on the lookout for the next installment and a glance at another first-year player at ECU.
Full name: Maci Noelle Mills
Most interesting thing I last this summer: Took a 10-day trip to Italy
Phrase you over-text the most: K.
Weirdest thing your coach ever said to you: “Do you want my coach’s hat?”
Favorite food: Chick-Fil-A chicken nuggets
Favorite food I should never eat, but do: French fries
Favorite movie: The Wizard of Oz
Favorite athlete: Jenny Finch
Favorite vacation spot: Panama City Beach
Favorite off-day activity: watching TV or hanging out by the pool
Biggest DVR obsession: Pretty Little Liars
Dream car: New Kia Sorento
Biggest fear: Losing someone close to me
How did you get started in softball? My sister is three years older than me and I wanted to follow in her footsteps. She is a catcher and I tried it for two pitches and said, “no way.” Then I tried pitching and found my nook in the softball world.
What are some of your routines on game day or during games? I get pumped up with music
What is your favorite softball memory? As the underdog, beating the Calhoun Yellow Jackets which was our cross-town rival
If you could change one thing about softball, what would it be and why? I can’t think of anything
One thing about you that would surprise most people reading this: I sang with my schools chorale group in many places all over Italy.
I can’t imagine going a week without: My iPhone
Actress who should play me on the big screen: Emma Stone
Song I sing in the shower: Country Girl
Dream date: With my high school sweetheart
First pro sports event you attended: Baseball game
I wish I: could win the lottery!
If I were a Pirate, my name would be: Queen Maci
If I could be a character in a movie or a T.V. show, it would be: Pretty Little Liars
The first thing I owned that said “ECU” was: a t-shirt
The movie about my life would be titled: Rudy
The best birthday present you ever received was: My car