12 Michaela Dennis
12 - Michaela Dennis
Height: 5-7
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hemingway, SC
High School: Carvers Bay HS
Position: C-3B
Major: Early Childhood Education
Bats/Throws: R/R

FMU: First-year player at FMU....Versatile player.....Lots of potential....Teaching Fellow....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2018 (fall), 2019 (spring).

PERSONAL:

  • Born Michaela Hope Dennis in Florence, S.C.
  • Graduate of Carvers Bay High School, where she played for coach Rory Owens
  • 2016 Team Defensive Award
  • 2015 All-Region selection
  • Lettered six years in softball and four years in volleyball
  • Played travel ball for the Coastal Carolina Lightning and coach David Cox
  • Batted .379 with a homer and 27 RBIs in travel ball during 2017 season (threw out 16 runners attempting to steal)
  • Nickname is Michael-A

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Disney Princess 
  • Favorite Superhero: Thor
  • Favorite Athlete: Jennie Finch
  • Favorite Sports Team: University of South Carolina Gamecocks
  • Favorite Movie or TV Show: Beauty and the Beast
  • Favorite Food: Goldfish
  • Favorite Vacation Spots: Disney World or New York
  • Twitter Handle: MichaelahDennis
  • Instagram Account: michaela.h.dennis
  • Your Motivation Music: Anything and Everything 
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: FMU is a small campus, and I love the close-nit environment it provides for students! I also love all of the opportunities that the school provides, such as the Teaching Fellows program I am a part of
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Traveling and being on the river with my family and friends
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: To become an all-around better player, and to help my team in anyway I can
  • Interesting Notes: Fixing hair has become something I really enjoy doing. I fix hair for girls in my community for different occasions. In other words, I’m always the team braider
  • Brush With Greatness: I met Marcus Lattimore, former USC Gamecock running back, at a leadership conference