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Meridian Community College
Contact
910 Highway 19 North
Meridian MS 39307

PH: 601-484-8707
FX: 601-553-3436
www.mcc.cc.ms.us

President
Dr. Scott Elliott

Athletic Director
Mr. Sander Atkinson

Athletic Trainer
Christopher Haralson

Sports Information Director
Robby Atkinson

General email
satkinso@meridiancc.edu

Region
23

FTE Enrollment
4184








College News
MCC Splits Saturday Set With BRCC
April 19, 2014

From School Reports

The Meridian Community Eagles closed out its three-game series with Baton Rouge Community College Saturday afternoon by splitting (5-2, 1-3) with the Bears.

MCC moved its record to 22-20 after winning the weekend series and is now 5-6 in Miss-Lou Conference play.

MCC will return to action next Saturday (April 26) for a road doubleheader at Wallace-Hanceville. The Eagles will take on Central Alabama at 2 p.m. and will finish the day by playing Wallace-Hanceville at 5 p.m.

The Eagles got a solid pitching performance in Game One by freshman Goose Yates to come away with a 5-2 victory. Yates worked eight innings, allowed no earned runs, and completed the game with six strikeouts. Former Clarkdale star Jonathan Porter earned the save which was the first of his career.

MCC finished Game One with 11 hits and Baton Rouge had for hits. Dalton Thomas, Scott Votaw, Mac Seibert, and Garrett Larosa each had two hits apiece in the victory. Former West Lauderdale star Grant Hill also added a two-run double, while Ben Gann had a base and an RBI.

MCC wasn't as fortunate in Game Two as BRCC avoided the sweep by winning 3-1.

Jake Smith took the pitching loss on the mound for MCC by working four innings and collecting six strikeouts.

The Eagles finished the game with six hits and BRCC had eight. Brooks Balisterri led the way with a pair of base hits, while Dalton Thomas had an RBI single.



MCC Baseball Opens Series With Win Over BRCC
April 19, 2014

From School Reports

The Meridian Community College Eagles entered its weekend series needing some conference wins to at least give itself a shot at winning the 2014 Miss-Lou Conference regular season title.

MCC scored an enormous 7-4 over Baton Rouge Community College Friday afternoon at Pete Goldsby Park to keep its hopes alive for the title.

The game between the two schools turned out to be a wild affair that saw extra innings and a nearly two-hour weather delay.

MCC scored three runs in he top of the 12th inning to take a 7-4 lead over the Bears. Ben Gann delivered the go-ahead RBI single that gave the Eagles a one-run edge. MCC scored two more runs in the frame on RBI singles by Mac Seibert and Baylor Obert to make the score 7-4 in favor of the green and white.

The game would be stopped moments later due to lightning in the area mixed with heavy rain that forced a delay for nearly two hours. MCC would eventually secure the victory as Obert took to the mound to record the final three outs for the save.

Bryant Johnston picked up the pitching win out of the bullpen for Meridian by tossing five innings, allowing no runs, one hit, and finishing with four strikeouts.

MCC had 17 hits at the plate and was led by Gann with four hits and two RBI's. Grant Hill and Kevin Hall each had three hits apiece, while Scott Votaw, Dalton Thomas, and Baylor Obert each had two hits apiece.

MCC improved to 21-19 overall and 4-5 in Miss-Lou Conference play, while Baton Rouge fell to 16-33 overall and 3-4 in league play.

The two teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader on Friday, but due to weather the series will now conclude with two games on Saturday.

The series will resume with a nine-inning game Saturday afternoon beginning at noon and the series will close with a seven-inning game later in the day.

From School Reports

The Meridian Community College Eagles entered its weekend series needing some conference wins to at least give itself a shot at winning the 2014 Miss-Lou Conference regular season title.

MCC scored an enormous 7-4 over Baton Rouge Community College Friday afternoon at Pete Goldsby Park to keep its hopes alive for the title.

The game between the two schools turned out to be a wild affair that saw extra innings and a nearly two-hour weather delay.

MCC scored three runs in he top of the 12th inning to take a 7-4 lead over the Bears. Ben Gann delivered the go-ahead RBI single that gave the Eagles a one-run edge. MCC scored two more runs in the frame on RBI singles by Mac Seibert and Baylor Obert to make the score 7-4 in favor of the green and white.

The game would be stopped moments later due to lightning in the area mixed with heavy rain that forced a delay for nearly two hours. MCC would eventually secure the victory as Obert took to the mound to record the final three outs for the save.

Bryant Johnston picked up the pitching win out of the bullpen for Meridian by tossing five innings, allowing no runs, one hit, and finishing with four strikeouts.

MCC had 17 hits at the plate and was led by Gann with four hits and two RBI's. Grant Hill and Kevin Hall each had three hits apiece, while Scott Votaw, Dalton Thomas, and Baylor Obert each had two hits apiece.

MCC improved to 21-19 overall and 4-5 in Miss-Lou Conference play, while Baton Rouge fell to 16-33 overall and 3-4 in league play.

The two teams were scheduled to play a doubleheader on Friday, but due to weather the series will now conclude with two games on Saturday.

The series will resume with a nine-inning game Saturday afternoon beginning at noon and the series will close with a seven-inning game later in the day.



MCC Softball Sweeps Past BRCC
April 19, 2014

From School Reports

The Meridian Community College softball team traveled to Baton Rouge Thursday to begin a key Region 23 series looking to move a step closer to a postseason berth.

The Lady Eagles came away with a doubleheader sweep (9-5, 12-2) over the Lady Bears to draw just win away from earning a spot in the District playoffs.

The Lady Eagles collected 16 hits in the opening game and Lyndsey Cannon picked up the pitching win on the mound. Cannon gave up six hits and allowed four walks in the Game One performance.

The Lady Eagles secured the sweep in Game Two by taking the run rule victory in six innings. MCC finished Game Two with 14 hits and Cannon earned yet another victory on the mound for the Lady Eagles.

The Lady Eagles will host BRCC at Tommy McDonald Field this Wednesday (April 23) in a doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. MCC will need just one victory to clinch the Division I Region 23 title and earn a spot in the District playoffs next month. 




MCC Golf Team Still Ranked Among Teams
April 9, 2014

From School Reports

The Meridian Community College golf team is fresh off its appearance in the 2014 Red Wolf Classic hosted by Arkansas State University this week and the Eagles are still ranked among the top teams in the nation. MCC is currently ranked 19th among all junior college programs in the country according to the latest release of the Golfstat.com poll.

MCC has been ranked in the top 20 for most of the spring according to Golfstat.com and the Eagles finished 15th among 21 teams in the recent Red Wolf Classic that concluded Tuesday afternoon in Jonesboro, AR. The Eagles were the only junior college program represented among the 21 teams in the field.

MCC is now preparing for the District Tournament which will be played in Athens, GA at the Stonebridge Country Club which will be hosted by Darton College April 14-15. The Eagles will also take part in the MACJC Conference Championship Tournament which is scheduled for the end of the month in Pass Christian, MS which will be hosted by Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.

MCC Golf Finishes Final Round of Red Wolf Classic
April 8, 2014

From School Reports

The Meridian Community College golf team completed the final round of the 2014 Red Wolf Classic Tuesday afternoon hosted by Arkansas State University by finishing in 15th place among the 21 teams entered in the field.

The Eagles were the only junior college program represented in the field for the two-day event in Jonesboro, AR. MCC finished with a two-day total score of 922 (312-310-300) to finish one stoke ahead of Southern Illinois University.

Dallas Shepard completed the tournament with the best overall score for the Eagles with two-day total of 225 (77-76-72) which was good enough to tie him for 25th overall in the field.

Austin Terrell finished with a total score of 228 (75-79-74), while Ty Medling checked with a two-day total of 237 (79-83-75). Luther Thompson checked in with a 239 (81-76-82), while Nathan Kirkland finished with a 241 (83-79-79).

Arkansas State University won the overall team championship by firing a total score of 862 to finish 12 strokes ahead of Belmont University.

Former MCC star Easton Key finished tied for third among the field representing Arkansas State University with a two-day total of 215 (70-71-74). Hudson Carpenter of South Dakota State won the overall championship by firing a 211 (76-67-68).

MCC will return to action to take part in the District Tournament, April 14-15, which will be hosted by Darton College at the Stonebridge Country Club in Athens, GA.


Upcoming Events
April 23, 2014
Women's Tennis DI Women's Tennis Region 23
Region : 23

REGION 23 CHAMPIONSHIP
Perkinston, Miss.





April 23, 2014
Men's Tennis DI Men's Tennis Region 23
Region : 23

REGION 23 CHAMPIONSHIP
Perkinston, Miss.












Mascot
Eagles

Participating sports
Men's Baseball I - Stats Archive
Men's Basketball I - Stats Archive
Men's Cross Country I
Men's Golf I
Men's Indoor Track & Field
Men's Outdoor Track and Field I
Men's Soccer I - Stats Archive
Men's Tennis I
Women's Basketball I - Stats Archive
Women's Cross Country I
Women's Indoor Track & Field
Women's Outdoor Track and Field I
Women's Soccer I - Stats Archive
Women's Softball I - Stats Archive
Women's Tennis I


Total NJCAA Team National Championship Titles: 5

Men's Championships: 4
Women's Championships: 1

Breakdown by Sport:

  • Men's Division I Cross Country: 1995
  • Men's Division I Soccer: 2000
  • Men's Indoor Track & Field: 1996, 1997
  • Women's Slow Pitch Softball: *1997

*Invitational Tournament









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