JCJC's Irby selected as an All-American for the second year in a row

|Shawn Wansley, JCJC's Sports Information Director

ELLISVILLE, Miss. - Jones County Junior College’s Mason Irby has done it again.

Irby, who played rightfield for the NJCAA Division II national champion Bobcats, has been named an NJCAA All-American first-team for 2016. The Southern Miss signee was named a second-team All-American as a catcher in 2015.

Irby helped lead the Bobcats to their first national championship last week in Enid, Oklahoma. He also helped the Bobcats to a school-record 54-9 mark this year.

Irby posted a 387 batting average with eight home runs and 76 RBIs this year. He had 16 doubles, three triples and stole 32 bases. He had a .604 slugging percentage.

Irby was also named All-Region 23 this season.

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