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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 Golf Captures Jim Redgate Championship
April 15, 2015

From School Reports 

The Meridian Community College golf team won its second tournament of the spring season on Tuesday by winning the annual Jim Redgate Invitational. 

The MCC Eagle golf team shot 2 under par 286 in the second and final day of the Jim Redgate Invitational held at Briarwood Country Club to win by 6 strokes. The Eagles shot a team total of 581 for the two day tournament. Mississippi Gulfcoast CC placed second with a total of 587 and Co-Lin shot 593. 

The Eagles were led by freshman Grant Renegar who shot 3 under for the tournament (72, 69), finishing second overall individual. 


Sophomore Connor Cavin continued his strong play by finishing 7th overall ( 74, 72) and Clayton Gray finished 8th by shooting 75, 73. Austin Terrell shot 74, 75 to finish t-12th and Luther Thompson shot 79, 72 to finish 17th. 

Playing as individuals, Ty Medling finished t-12th by shooting 78, 71, Will Zizmann shot 77, 76, Colby Evans shot 81, 79,  Beau McMullen shot 85, 76 and Aaron Ricks shot 85, 86. 

The Eagles play next at the MACJC State Championship on April 18-19 to be held at Lion Hills Golf Course in Columbus, MS. The top 5 teams from that tournament will play the next weekend in the Region 23 Tournament to be held at Laurel Country Club. The winner of the regional advances to the national championship tournament.



MCC Baseball Sweeps Road Set at Holmes
April 13, 2015

From School Reports

GOODMAN, MS - The 19th ranked Meridian Community College Eagles traveled to Holmes Community College on Saturday afternoon to open a very important six-game conference road trip. MCC opened the six-game slate with a doubleheader sweep over Holmes by final scores of 6-5 and 10-7 on Saturday.

MCC improved to 26-11 overall for the season and 14-6 in conference, while Holmes dropped to 17-15 overall and 8-10 in league play. The Eagles will return to action next Saturday (April 18) with a road trip to Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College for another conference doubleheader. The first pitch of Game One next Saturday is scheduled for 2 p.m.

MCC needed 12 innings in Game One to earn a hard fought 6-5 victory over the Bulldogs. Sophomore catcher Jared Savell connected on a solo homer in the top of the 12th inning to push the Eagles to the victory in Game One. Goose Yates also added a two-run home run in the victory, while Matt Berler also had two RBI base hits. Former West Lauderdale star Daniel Hill chipped in with an RBI single and Kyle Bayles added a pair of hits.

Sophomore Andrew Crook picked up the pitching win in relief by working three innings and collecting four strikeouts.

MCC completed the road sweep in Game Two by taking a 10-7 victory over Holmes. MCC used the long ball once again in Game Two by connecting on three long shots that proved to be the difference. Eason Weeks broke a 7-7 tie in the top of the sixth inning on a solo homer and MCC would add two more homers in the following inning to take the three-run victory. Kyle Bayles and Jaylon Keys each belted a solo homer apiece in the seventh inning to conclude the scoring in the game for MCC. Keys also added an RBI on a bases loaded walk and drove in a run on a single.

Jared Savell had another solid game at the plate in Game Two with a two-run double and Matt Berler also had a two-run single. Goose Yates also continued to swing a hot bat a an RBI single in Game Two.

Former Clarkdale star Jonathan Porter picked up the pitching win in Game Two by working the final three innings and picked up five strikeouts.



MCC Track Wins Home Meet Behind 6 Victories
April 13, 2015

Meridian, MS - MCC posted six victories Saturday to win the MCC Relay Invitational over Hinds CC and Coahoma CC. MCC won the meet with 40 points beating out Hinds (34 points) and Coahoma (3 points).

"This was a great day for us from a performance standpoint," said Head Coach Chip Gayden. "We have had two meets in a row were our guys have improved and really pushed themselves and to win at home is a great feeling for them."

MCC started the day with a win in the 4x100 relay. MCC won with a time of 40.00 just shy of their season best 39.86.

It would continue with the sprints as MCC went one, two, three in the 100 meters with Kendrick Smith winning in a time of 10.32.  Chris Lewis and Cravorkian Carson finished second and third with time of 10.45 and 10.68.

In the 400 meters, MCC's Marquis Adams won in a time of 48.26. Eric Durham finished fifth in a time of 48.98.

Bryson Penton was victorious in the 400 hurdles edging out Lane Ross to win with a time of 57.08

In the 800 meters, Josh Austin posted his second victory in as many weeks winning the event in 1:57.54.

In the jumps, MCC placed second in the high jump with Devontre Young clearing 6-10. In the long jump, K'lan Harris placed first with a jump of 23'11.

In the final event the 4x400 relay, MCC posted a second place finish behind Hinds with a time of 3:15.15.

MCC will now turn their attention to next weekend as the team will split up between the LSU Alumni Gold and Choctaw Open hosted by Mississippi College.



Crowder Leads MACJC South Women to Victory
April 13, 2015

DECATUR, Miss.—The South women and the South men captured the annual Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) All-Star Basketball contests held Friday, April 10, at East Central Community College’s Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the Decatur campus.

Miaya Crowder, a six-foot center from Meridian Community College, scored 17 points to lead the South women to an 85-69 victory. She was named most valuable player.

Other All-Stars scoring for the South were Tyra Gibson of Copiah-Lincoln and Kadie Parker of Jones, 11 points each; Starla Daggans of Jones, 10; Tashi-ana Thompson of East Central, seven; Jaleshia Jones of East Central and Londyn Thomas of Meridian, six each; Alyson Johnson of Jones, five; Talisa Sherman of Southwest, four; Tynika Bender of East Central and Kalynn Smith of Mississippi Gulf Coast, three each; and Sh’Nika Smith of Hinds, two.

Erica Collins, a six-foot forward from Coahoma, led the North women with 15 points. Others scoring for the North squad were Daisha Williams of Northeast, 10; Jasmine Allen of Northeast and Niya Head of Mississippi Delta, seven each; Carmesha Nalls and LaShonda Wilson of Holmes and Tekavanna Young of Northwest, six each; Kaelin Kneeland of Itawamba, five; Alecha Gibbs of East Mississippi, four; Jeronia Allen of Itawamba, two; and Jayla Chills of Itawamba, one.

The South women led 37-35 at the half.

In the men’s game, Bryce Jones, a six-foot guard from Jones, scored 28 points to lead the South men to a 123-117 win over the North squad. Jones was named most valuable player for his efforts.

Also scoring for the South were Justin Coleman of Mississippi Gulf Coast, 18; Jamarri Johnson of Mississippi Gulf Coast, 17; Otis Harvey of Jones, 12; Terry Morris of Copiah-Lincoln, 11; CJ White of Jones, 10; LaDarrius Drain of Hinds, nine; Kristian Clark and Ramone Tate both of East Central, six each; and Trent Jeffries of Southwest, Michael Lewis of Mississippi Gulf Coast, and Brandon Daniels of Meridian, two each

Marcus Washington, a 6-1 guard from Holmes, led the North men with 21 points.  Also scoring for the North were Lakee Westbrook of Itawamba, 15; Jarvis Williams of Holmes, 14; Antonio Finley of East Mississippi, Austin Timms of Itawamba, and De’Sean Dockery of Northwest, 13 each; Dimario Jackson of Northeast, eight; Chris Rhoney of East Mississippi, seven; Darius Dukes of Mississippi Delta, six; Cameron Monix of Coahoma, five; and Sharwyn McGee of Northwest, two

The North men held a 57-56 halftime advantage.



MCC Softball Splits Set With Co-Lin
April 8, 2015

From School Reports

The Meridian Community College Lady Eagles returned to Tommy McDonald Field Wednesday afternoon to play host to Co-Lin Community College in another MACJC South Division doubleheader. The Lady Eagles came away with a doubleheader split (6-7, 9-6) on Wednesday afternoon against the Lady Wolves and the teams also split the season series at two games apiece.

MCC moved its overall record to 10-24 overall and 7-15 in MACJC South Division action, while Co-Lin moved to 14-16 overall and 8-14 in conference action. The Lady Eagles will return to action Saturday for its final home doubleheader of the season against Southwest Mississippi Community College. The first pitch of Game One on Saturday at Tommy McDonald Field is set for 2 p.m.



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Participating sports
Men's Baseball II - Stats Archive
Men's Basketball I - Stats Archive
Men's Cross Country I
Men's Golf II
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 II - 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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