Softball Program to Hold Tryout July 17
WINTERVILLE—Pitt Community College Softball will hold a tryout for unsigned seniors and current PCC students July 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Winterville Recreation Park.
Those interested in participating in the tryout must demonstrate proof of having completed a recent physical. They must also contact Coach Junior Bailey at (252) 493-7434 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tryout participants must also complete the softball questionnaire on the official PCC Athletics website.
Seven Bulldogs Play Final Home Games
Bell Named NJCAA Div. I Pitcher of the Week
WINTERVILLE—The National Junior College Athletic Association announced yesterday that Pitt Community College’s Brooke Bell has been named its Division I Softball Pitcher of the Week.
In three appearances for the Bulldogs last week, Bell recorded a save and picked up two wins to improve her season record to 5-2. In 16 innings pitched, she recorded 21 strikeouts while holding opponents to two earned runs on eight hits.
A freshman out of C.B. Aycock High School, Bell capped off Pitt’s 9-7 win over USC-Sumter (S.C.) on Sunday with four strikeouts in 1 2/3 innings.
In 54.1 innings of work for the Bulldogs this season, the right-hander has a 2.19 ERA.
Radel Is NJCAA Div. I Pitcher of the Week
WINTERVILLE—The National Junior College Athletic Association has announced that Pitt Community College’s Jaimee Radel has been named its Division I Softball Pitcher of the Week.
Radel, a freshman out of Swansboro High School, earned the national honor by helping the Bulldogs win three games between the period of March 18 and March 24.
Radel began the week with seven solid innings in a 9-1 win at Louisburg College, giving up one hit, an unearned run and striking out eight. In game two of the doubleheader, she struck out five in two perfect innings of relief as Pitt claimed a 12-10 win.
Radel has been the Bulldogs’ ace this season with a team-low 0.60 ERA and a team-high 84 strikeouts.
Hargett Is NJCAA's Player of the Week
WINTERVILLE—The National Junior College Athletic Association announced today that Pitt Community College’s Casey Hargett has been named its Division I Softball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 25-March 3.
Hargett, a freshman out of J.H. Rose High School, earned the national honor by helping the Bulldogs improve to 11-3 this season with her leadership at the plate.
For the week, Hargett batted .692 (9-for-13), including three doubles and a home run while driving in 12 runs. She was a perfect 5-for-5 at the plate in a 19-2 blowout of Patrick Henry Community College (Va.), recording seven RBIs and coming within a triple of hitting for the cycle.
Through 14 games this season, Hargett has a team-high 14 RBIs to go along with a .550 batting average.