When it comes to Softball at the next level, Clinton’s Morgan DuBose was looking for a team that had a history of good chemistry. She found that south of her hometown with Copiah-Lincoln Community College.
On Thursday, Nov. 10, DuBose signed a letter of intent to join the Lady Wolves Softball team.
“I am very excited about getting this opportunity,” DuBose said. “Coach (Allen) Kent and his staff made it seem like home, so I know I can fit right in with the team.”
Recipient of the 2016 Softball Pitching Award and 2014 Outstanding Defensive Award, DuBose has played an integral part in the Lady Arrows Fast Pitch Softball program.
“She has been a strong leader for the Lady Arrows,” Clinton Head Fast Pitch Softball Coach Karla White said. “After taking a year off her sophomore year, she’s worked very hard to come back as a competitor. All of her hard work has paid off, and we know she will do well at Co-Lin.”
Last year at the plate, DuBose sported a .432 batting average, collecting 35 hits and 23 RBIs. On the mound, she earned a 7-1 record, racking up 37 strikeouts, 1 shutout and a 3.89 ERA.
“We are very excited to have Morgan join our program,” Co-Lin Head Softball Coach Allen Kent said. “She is a very effective pitcher as well as second-baseman. She’s got good movement, locates well and has a great attitude. She makes things happen offensively, and we know she will be a great fit here.”
Copiah-Lincoln Community College is in the MACJC South division is regarded as the strongest division in the nation. The Lady Wolves finished the 2015-2016 season with a 29-14 season.
DuBose is the daughter of Todd and Heather DuBose. She is also a four-year member of the Lady Arrows Volleyball team and was awarded the 2015 JV Captain Award and the 2014 JV Best Defender Award. She is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes