Breakdown: Four-year outfielder who gets a great jump on the ball defensively … Has good lateral movement and great range in the outfield … Can hit the ball and produce solid hits … Has the ability to get on base in different ways … Hit .207 during her career and produced 74 hits, 47 runs, 40 RBI, nine doubles and six home runs…Named to the MEAC All-Academic team and the NFCA All-Academic team throughout her career.
2014 Season: Started in 24 games and appeared in 34 as a senior … Batted .169 and recorded 12 hits, 13 runs, six RBI, a home run and a double … Went 2-for-4 with a double and RBI against Elon on April 1 … Also went 2-for-4 with a home run at Hampton on April 22 … Tallied a season-high two RBI against NCCU on May 4 … Posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in the outfield.
2013 Season: Started in 17 games and appeared in 30 as a junior … Batted .176 (9-for-51) with a double, a home run and five RBI …Went 2-for-4 with a run in an 8-7 loss to Stony Brook on March 2 … Tallied two RBI in a 11-10 win over UMES on Feb. 24 … Doubled against S.C. State on March 29 … Hit a solo homer in a 9-3 win over Savannah State on April 13 … Was 3-for-4 in stolen bases.
2012 Season: Started in 47 of 48 games …Batted .237 (28-for-118) with five doubles, two triples, a home run, 12 RBI and nine runs…Recorded a .919 fielding percentage…Had two walks against UNCG on March 20…Went 2-for-3 with a home run and two RBI on March 18 against Morgan State…Named to the MEAC All-Academic team and the MEAC Commissioner’s All-Academic Team.
2011 Season: As a freshman, Macklin hit .205 with two doubles, a triple, three home runs and 17 RBI with 18 runs in 42 games...She had 10 walks and 33 strikeouts with three stolen bases...Posted a season-high three-RBI on March 26 at Savannah State...Collected a season-high three hits on April 23 against Savannah State and on May 7 against Bethune-Cookman... Her longest hitting streak of the season was four games, which she compiled from April 3-9.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER:
Played her varsity softball at Nash Central where she was an all-conference performer...Was also named Hitter of the Year after posting an impressive batting average...Macklin earned All-State honors as a senior.
Full name is Tiffany E. Macklin...She is the daughter of Francesca Macklin...She has three siblings, Xavier, Khalil and T'keyah...She is a psychology major who was born October 21, 1991...She is also known as "Tip"... Her first softball memory was being a pinch runner because she wasn't a great hitter yet...During this time, she stole her first base...Macklin's favorite softball memory was hitting a grand slam for her grandfather...If she could be on a television it would be Rugrats because they have no worries and they always have fun...She said when she is playing softball none of her problems exist...The game of softball is her happy place...Plans to be a child psychologist, working with children with behavioral problems in a day care when she graduates...Also considered Methodist and Peace before choosing N.C. A&T because she like the atmosphere and her brother is an Aggie athlete.