Seven MCC Baseball Players Ink
MCC Sports Info
(MERIDIAN)- The Meridian Community College baseball program continued its strong tradition of sending players to the next level.
On Wednesday, November 8, seven Eagle players inked with college baseball powers. Four of the players singed with SEC schools- LSU, Mississippi State and Ole Miss. Three players inked with Southeastern Louisiana University and University of Southern Mississippi.
Jordan Brown of Hahnville High School (LA) singed with the LSU Tigers. Brown, a native of Louisiana, is a pitcher for the Eagles. In 2006, Brown threw for a 2.46 ERA, 26 strikeout’s in 22 innings. In high school, Brown was named All State and All Region. Brown was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2005 and by the Atlanta Braves in 2006.
Tyler Moore and Lee Swindle both singed with the Mississippi State Bulldogs.
Moore, a graduate of Northwest Rankin High School, plays first base for the Eagles and in 2006 he batted .298 with 15 homerun’s and 8 doubles. He was named All State and All Region for the Eagles in 2006. In 2005 & 2006, Moore was drafted by the Washington Nationals. In high school, Moore was a 2-time All State Team member, part of the NWR state championship team, named All-Metro, Louisville Slugger All-American and Pop-Star Award.
Swindle, a graduate of Eupora High School, is a right-handed pitcher for the Eagles. In 2006, Swindle threw for 64 strikeouts in 67 innings. He was named 2nd Team All State his freshman season with the Eagles. In high school he was All State in both baseball and football.
Michael Guerrero of Southaven High School signed to play for the Ole Miss Rebels. Guerrero is an outfielder for the Eagles and was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks. In 2006, he batted .379 with 20 doubles, 14 homeruns and 17 stolen bases. He was named All-State and All-Region his freshman season with MCC. In high school he was named All-State.
Kendrick Martin and Justin Worby signed to play for the Lions of Southeastern Louisiana University.
Martin, a graduate of Meridian High School, is a left-handed pitcher for MCC. In 2006, he won 5 games, had a 3.46 ERA and threw 68 strikeouts in 56 innings. He was named 2nd team All-State his freshman season for the Eagles. He holds the all time strikeout record for a seven inning game with 18 strikeouts. In high school he was named All State.
Worby, from Ontario, Canada, is a catcher for the Eagles. In 2005 he was drafted by the San Diego padres. In 2006, he hit for .600, 1 double and 1 triple. He was a medical red shirt for MCC. In high school he was ranked the #2 position player in all of Canada.
Wade Weathers, a graduate of Enterprise High School, is a left-handed pitcher. In 2006, he went 5-1 with a 2.48 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 42 innings. He was named 2nd team All State as a freshman for MCC. In high school he was a 3 time All State, 4 time All District and a member of the EHS state championship team.
For more information on these baseball players: please call Eagle Baseball: Head coach Chris Rose (601-484-8844), (601-513-4581) or Asst. coach Joe Caruso (601-484-8680).