ICC’s McKenzie Patterson named MACCC Player of the Week

Published 10:37 am Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Fulton, Miss. (LetsGoICC.com) – Itawamba Community College centerfielder McKenzie Patterson was named Softball Player of the Week by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference (MACCC) Tuesday.

The Corinth native helped the No. 4 Indians go 4-0 last week as they picked up sweeps over then No. 9 Northwest Mississippi Community College and Hinds Community College.

Patterson had a .500 batting average in the four games getting five hits in 10 at bats, including two home runs. She picked up seven RBI, scored eight runs, stole two bases, and drew eight walks.

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In the 14-11 game one comeback over Northwest, Patterson went 2-for-3 with five RBI and two home runs and drew four walks in the 9-6 game two victory.

Against Hinds, Patterson went 2-for-3 with two RBI in the 5-2 game one win and 1-for-3 with a walk and two runs scored in the 7-2 game two win.

Patterson is leading the Indians with a .483 batting average this season, and is the second Indian to earn conference Player of the Week honors this season, as Haylee Alberson earned the honor last week.

The Indians (20-2, 6-2 MACCC) will travel to East Central Community College Saturday for a conference doubleheader starting at 1 p.m.

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