Mackenzie Dawson was named an Assistant Coach during the fall of 2013. After a successful pitching career with the NCAA Division II Eckerd Tritons, Dawson brings a wealth of knowledge to the Lions' pitching staff, where she serves as the pitching coach.
A native of Plant City, Florida, Dawson attended Plant City High School and played softball for the Eckerd College Tritons in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Dawson graduated from Eckerd in 2010, where she split time as a pitcher and first baseman. She was named the Team MVP in 20007, 2009, and 2010. She received the prestigous Triton Award in 2010 and still holds Eckerd's all-time record for most wins as a pitcher.
She received her degree in Biology from Eckerd College in 2010 and currently resides in Plant City, Fla.