Newcomer Spotlight: Maci Mills

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
Dream job:
Kindergarten teacher

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
What is the one piece of advice you would give to young girls who want to play?
Never give up and play like you practice!



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