FULTON –- Itawamba Community College sophomore Will Verdung of Corinth was named Baseball Player of the Year by the Mississippi Association of Community Colleges Conference (MACCC) on Tuesday.

Verdung led the Indians in seven offensive categories with a .389 batting average, .484 on base percentage, .706 slugging percentage, 70 hits, 65 RBI, 32 walks and 15 home runs in 49 games this season. His 15 home runs put him in a four-way tie for single season home runs since 2006 with Tyreque Reed (2017), Dustin Lunn (2009) and Josh Graham (2006).

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Melissa Meador is a 2003 graduate of Alcorn Central and a 2008 graduate of Mississippi State, majoring in journalism and public relations. She was hired as the Sports Editor for the Corinthian in 2022.

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