Irby wins Marucci Elite Hitting Award
|Shawn Wansley, JCJC's Sports Information Director
ELLISVILLE, Miss. - Jones County Junior College’s Mason Irby has done it again.
On Wednesday, Irby was named an NJCAA Division II Marucci Elite Hitting Award winner.
Irby, who posted a .420 regular season batting average, was the Region 23 recipient for the award. There were 10 awards given out nationally.
On Tuesday, Irby received the ABCA/Rawlings Golden Glove Award and last week he was named an NJCAA first-team All-American. He was named an NJCAA second-team All-American in 2015.
Irby, who has signed with Southern Miss, helped the Bobcats to a 54-9 record and an NJCAA Division II World Series championship this season.