MaKenna Partain
MaKenna  Partain


Banks, Ore.

High School:
Banks High School




2017 Game-by-Game Stats

Started 61 games at second base • hit .380 with a .447 on base percentage and a .503 slugging percentage • top-25 NFCA Freshman of the Year finalist • earned NFCA Great Lakes All-Region third-team honors • made an major impact in her first career start against Maryland with a walk-off single • recorded three hits, two runs and one RBI in two games against Texas • added one hit and one run in a victory over Colorado State • in two victories over Notre Dame she had two runs, four hits, and one RBI • contributed one hit and one run in two games against North Carolina State • had a showing of two runs, three hits and four RBIs in a pair of games against UC Davis • tallied one run and two hits versus Fresno State • recorded one hit and five putouts versus Cal Poly • added one hit, run, and RBI against Idaho State • scored one of Minnesota's two runs in their victory over Troy • hit her first career home run in win over Florida Atlantic • had one hit and one double with one RBI and one run against No. 13/12 LSU • established one run, two hits and four putouts in win over Illinois State • contributed four runs and four hits including one double and one RBI in two games against Seattle and the Husky Classic • had two hits and three putouts in two games against No. 8/8 Washington • added one run, a hit, and an RBI against South Dakota • went 3-4 with two runs in front of a big Partain fan base at Oregon State • produced two runs, one hit and one RBI against No. 23/20 California • added one run and one hit in two games against Pacific • established two hits and three RBIs in the Big Ten opening weekend at Nebraska • tallied two runs, two hits, and one home run against Illinois • hit two doubles against South Dakota and had two runs and one RBI • contributed five runs, two hits and three RBIs in a weekend sweep over Indiana • had three hits and three RBIs in three games against Northwestern • tallied two hits, two RBIs and one run in a doubleheader against Wisconsin • nalied a triple and had three RBIs and one run in a weekend sweep over Iowa • in three games against Penn State, had three runs, four hits, and three RBIs.


A 2016 graduate of Banks High School • four-time letterwinner in softball • also played volleyball for four years lettering each year and was a four-time First Team All-League member • won two softball state championships and a volleyball state championship • had a .620 batting average, .665 OBP%, 177 RBI, 24 homeruns and 203 runs • four-time All-Conference and All-State • Max Preps 2013 Softball Underclass All-American honoree • four time Cowapa League Player of the Year • three time OSAA 4A Softball Player of the Year • two time OSAA 4A State Champion • four time Academic All-League Athlete • also played for NW Bullets 18GOLD.

From Banks, Ore. • enjoys hiking, camping and volleyball • says her most memorable sports thrill was winning the 2015 18Gold Triple Crown National Championship with her club team • daughter of Dean and Stephanie Partain • has one sister, Tre (23), and two brothers Graysen (21), and Gunnar (17) • born Sept. 10, 1997.


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Eleven Earn All-America Scholar-Athlete Honors


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Gophers Rank in Top 40 for Academics


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