Tahlequah Daily Press

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May 11, 2012

Former Tahlequah standout picks up softball honors

Coffeyville Community College freshman Jessica Patrick was named honorable mention All-Conference following the 2012 softball season. Patrick was also named first team All-District E.

Patrick, a former Tahlequah standout, hit .389 with eight home runs and 38 runs batted in this past season for CCC. Patrick also had a .418 on base percentage and a .722 slugging percentage.

Patrick exceled with runners in scoring position, hitting .455 with runners. In the field for 41 games, Patrick compiled a .957 fielding percentage.

“Jessie is athletic and works hard. Those two things together are what makes her a great player,” Coffeyville softball coach Tamika Barnes said. “Jessie doesn’t accept failure. If she feels herself slipping at all, she immediately figures out what the problem is and she fixes it.”

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