2006: Made eight relief appearances, tossing 11.2 innings with an 0-2 record and 9.26 ERA ... Made his only save of the season in his first outing, throwing three hitless innings and striking out four Texas A&M hitters on 2/26 ... Tossed a season-high 3.1 innings against Purdue (3/15) ... Threw a scoreless inning of relief versus Southern Illinois (4/23).
2005: Mackey started in four of the eight games in which he appeared for the Bears ... The lefthander posted a 1-0 record with a 2.87 ERA in 15.2 innings pitched ... He gave up no earned runs in three innings of work against Southeast Missouri State (5/17) for his first win ... During the 2005 summer season Mackey played for the Topeka Golden Giants of the Mink League, posting a 3.12 ERA in 37 innings with 39 strikeouts.
Background: Mackey came to Missouri State after being one of the top high school pitchers in southwest Missouri his senior season at Springfield Catholic ... Mackey was a first team all-state selection as a sophomore and senior ... Mackey was one of three players from Missouri to earn all-region honors from the American Baseball Coaches Association ... Mackey led Springfield Catholic to a Class 2 state runner-up finish ... He was 11-1 with a 0.79 ERA in his senior year ... He dealt two no-hitters, one perfect game and struck out 150 batters in 71.1 IP.
Personal: Christopher Lee Mackey is the son of Cheryl Mackey and was born July 17, 1985, in