Northeast Miss. CC softball tryout set to begin Wednesday

BOONEVILLE – Northeast Mississippi Community College head softball coach Jody Long has announced that the Lady Tiger softball team will hold a pair of tryouts for their 2011-12 team.

Northeast’s softball team will hold its first tryout on Wednesday, May 11 at 2 p.m. at Booneville City Park and its second tryout will be two weeks later on Wednesday, May 25 at 2 p.m.

Northeast’s softball tryouts are open to any Mississippi unsigned, unprotected or released 2011 graduate or prior graduate or any current National Junior College Athletic Association player that has a signed transfer waiver from their previous school.

Northeast’s tryout is also open to any out-of-state player that wishes to come to Northeast but athletes from out-of-state institutes of higher education need to also have a transfer waiver from their previous schools.

For current high school players, their season has to be over before attending a tryout.

For those that are currently enrolled at another school or taking college courses, a player must also have at least an unofficial college transcript.

Tryouts will cover a player’s ability in hitting/bunting, throwing skills, fielding, arm strength, accuracy, base running and general knowledge of the game and athletes are required to sign a liability waiver at the tryout.

Those attending must fill out the Northeast softball questionnaire located on theNortheast athletic website.

For more information, contact Long at jwlong@nemcc.edu or 662-720-7305.

NEMCC Media Relations