Skyhawk Softball | Renate Meckl
2014: Meckl appeared in 37 games while notching 27 starts as a freshman, splitting time between the outfield and catcher...She posted a .233 batting average along with four home runs and 13 RBI...She notched 21 hits on the year, including two doubles, while scoring 11 runs...Medal of Honor recipient along with earning a spot on the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
Before UT Martin: Attended Oconomowoc High School in Oconomowoc, Wis. under the direction of head coach Dave Schweder ... Meckl hit .573 with 38 RBI and four home runs en route to a league title as a senior ... In her first three seasons, she hit .493 with 84 RBIs, including posting a solid .403 batting average as a junior ... Behind the plate, she held a field percentage of .967 while catching nine of 11 runners who tried to steal against her ... Was highly decorated player achieving all-area, all-district and all-conference honors in each of her four seasons ... She was named Offensive Player of the Year in 2010, 2011 and 2013 along with Defensive Player of the Year honors in 2011.
Personal: Born on Aug. 20, 1995 ... Daughter of Andy and Cindy Meckl ... Has one brother, Easton ... Majoring in biology ... Aspires to become a physician’s assistant ... Enjoys being involved with her church, volunteering and coaching local girls fastpitch.