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Makinzy Herzog

Makinzy Herzog - Softball - Florida State Seminoles

Makinzy Herzog

Missouri City, Texas
high school
Ridge Point

Career Accolades


Freshman Season (2019)

Was a two-way threat for the Seminoles as a freshman in 2019, seeing action in 55 games with 52 starts…posted a .316 batting average 48 hits, 12 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 26 RBI, 25 runs scored, six walks and 13 stolen bases as the plate…added a 10-2 record in the circle with a 1.56 ERA and 58 strikeouts over 71.2 innings pitched, as opponents batted just .179 against her…walked and scored a run in the season opener against UNC Wilmington on February 8…combined with Kara Bilodeau to pitch a no-hitter against UNCW on February 10, tossing the final 2.0 innings and recording three strikeouts…singled and scored a run against Elon on February 22…hit a pinch-hit double on February 22 against Lipscomb…made her first career pitching start on February 23 against Samford, tossing 3.0 shutout innings with two hits, two walks and five strikeouts for her first career win…went 2-for-3 at the plate with two stolen bases on February 23 against Lipscomb…hit a double versus Toledo on March 2…tied the game against Dartmouth on March 3 with a two-run double as the Noles came from behind to beat the Big Green, 8-4…she also pitched 5.0 innings of relief against Dartmouth to pick up the win, scattering four hits and one walk with four strikeouts…tossed 5.0 shutout innings on the road at UCF on March 4, giving up two hits and two walks with three strikeouts in the win…hit a double and drove in two RBI at the plate on March 6 at Grand Canyon, also retired all six batters she faced in the circle, with four strikeouts, in 2.0 innings of relief…singled and stole a base at No. 12 Arizona on March 10…hit an RBI double and added a stolen base against Notre Dame on March 16…went 2-for-3 from the plate with a stolen base and a run scored on March 19 against Florida A&M, while recording a career-high six strikeouts in 5.0 innings as she combined with Kara Bilodeau to post a no-hitter against the Rattlers…drove in a career-high three runs on March 20 against North Florida, including the first triple of her career…singled, walked, stole a base and scored on March 23 against NC State, while she earned the win in the circle as she gave up two hits over 5.0 innings…hit the first home run of her career on March 24 against the Wolfpack…retired all six batters she faced at Virginia on March 29, along with two strikeouts…batted 2-for-4 with an RBI double and scored a run at Virginia on March 30…had a pair of RBI singles in the series finale on March 31 against the Cavaliers…hit a solo home run against Florida’s Kelly Barnhill on April 3 in a 2-0 win in Gainesville…drove in a run with an RBI double and pitched 4.0 scoreless innings in a win at Louisville on April 6…hit a pair of singles, scored two runs and drew a walk at UNC on April 14…tied a career high with two stolen bases against the Tar Heels on April 15, also tossed a career-high 7.1 innings in the circle…tossed 6.0 shutout innings against Boston College on April 20, scattering three hits and two walks with two strikeouts…hit a double on April 24 against Troy…allowed two hits and one run in 4.0 innings against Duke on April 27 with five strikeouts…posted four hits, including three doubles, and three runs scored on the road at Syracuse (May 3-5)…gave up just two hits over 4.0 innings without a walk or an earned run, along with two strikeouts on May 4 against the Orange…singled and scored in the ACC Championship Game against North Carolina on May 11, and also tossed 2.0 scoreless innings with just one hit allowed against the Tar Heels…drove in two runs with a double to left field on May 17 against Bethune-Cookman, and added 4.0 scoreless innings in the circle with one hit, zero walks and four strikeouts…hit her first career grand slam on May 18 against USF…brought in the game-winning run with a two-out, two-run single in the sixth inning against South Carolina (May 19)…hit an RBI single on May 23 against No. 13 Oklahoma State in the first game of the NCAA Tallahassee Super Regional.


Attended Ridge Point High School…named Newcomer of the Year and earned All-State 5A team honors as a freshman…received district MVP honors in her final three seasons…earned All-Greater Houston Softball First Team and All-State Softball Team honors in her final two seasons…listed as No. 5 on FloSports Hot 100 Recruits her junior year…named Texas Softball Gatorade Player of the Year as a senior…listed as the No. 2 recruit on Extra Innings Softball her final season…Premier Girls Fastpitch High School All-American as a senior…two-time Amateur Softball Association national champion…earned Academic All-District honors as a freshman and senior.


Exploratory major… looking forward to playing at Clemson…would like to play Texas A&M because a lot of her friends play there…favorite movie is Man on Fire…Must Be Doing Something Right by Billy Currington is her favorite song…favorite subject is art…enjoys chocolate ice cream with marshmallows…wants to be a cosmetologist…favorite TV show is Vampire Diaries…her Texas necklace is her favorite accessory…favorite home-cooked meal is Mexican casserole…has one sister…grew up with four cats.