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.

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