MCC Lady Bears Softball shows continuous improvement through dedication and determination.
The Mott Lady Bears posted an impressive season for 2016. In addition to finishing with an overall record of 44-8, the Bears won the MCCAA East Conference and the NJCAA Region XII District J tournament, earning a spot in the NJCAA Division II National Championship. The team earned a record number of wins in a single season and also smashed the single season home run record (43).
The Bears earned numerous athletic and academic awards this season. They were named a NJCAA All-Academic team with eight players earning individual Academic All American honors. Sophomore shortstop Kayla Ward was named NJCAA Third Team All American for 2016. She was also named to the NJCAA Region XII First Team along with freshman pitcher Amariah Wright. Kayla Ward, outfielder Stephanie Jurgess, and pitcher Hunter Conzelmann were named to the NJCAA District J All-Tournament Team while Amariah Wright was named the NJCAA District J MVP.
The Lady Bears are looking to win their spot back in the 2017 National Tournament. Eight returning players will lead a new team overflowing with talent. Go Bears!