Athlete of the Week: Maci Brodzina


Lindsey Walk

Maci Brodzina at bat for the Lady Eagles

Name: Maci Brodzina

Sport: Softball

Grade: 9


Brodzina proved her talent during last Thursday’s game vs Clearfield, with her first high school career home run. The outstanding shortstop brought in two runs with her performance. The Lady Eagles ended up losing the game 7-5, but Brodzina’s accomplishment was without a doubt exceptional.

Coach Doug Myers’s Quote:

“Macy is a tremendously hard worker and a great teammate. Macy’s #1 quality is that she really loves the game of softball and you can see that in the way she practices, in the way she plays and how she is engaged in everything she does on the field. She has become a leader on our team and she has a great opportunity to have a special career. We are lucky to have her”

Eagle Eye: How did you first get involved in this sport?

Maci Brodzina: “My dad signed me up in 6th grade since I couldn’t play basketball anymore.”

EE: What other sports do you play?

MB: “Basketball”

EE: Favorite sports team?

MB: “Pittsburgh Pirates”

EE: Favorite professional athlete?

MB: “Cole Tucker”

EE: Favorite Food?

MB: “Pizza rolls and chicken.”

EE: What is your favorite part of the sport you play?

MB: “Getting to hang out with my team every day.”

EE: What is your greatest memory from this sport?

MB: “Hitting my first varsity home run at Clearfield.”

EE: What is your greatest motivation to succeed?

MB: “I want to keep improving my skills every day so I can be the best player that I can be.

I also use my favorite verse, ‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’ Philippians 4:13″

EE: What advice would you give younger athletes?

MB: “Just hit the ball. Gravity will take care of the rest.”

EE: What are your future goals?

MB: “I want to play softball in college.”