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Mason Irby
Mason  Irby

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Meridian, Miss.

Last College:
Jones CC

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 193

Position:
OF

Experience:
JC

Recorded Dean’s List honors during the Fall 2017 semester.

2017 (Jr.): Named 2017 second-team All-Conference USA… Earned a spot on the NCAA Hattiesburg All-Regional…Appeared in 65 games, missing only the second game of a doubleheader vs. Xavier (3/11)…Started 63 games in right field…Started season with at least one hit in first five games and enjoyed his longest hitting streak of the season at 14 games (4/14-5/6)…Posted a .438 average (28x64) over that stretch with five doubles, two triples and 16 RBI to go along with 12 runs…Named C-USA Hitter of the Week (3/20) after hitting safely in all five games the previous week with a .429 batting average (9x21) with10 runs scored, two doubles, a home run and three RBI…Ranked second in hits (89) and doubles (20), while tying for second in runs (62), fourth in total bases (118) and walks (39), sixth in on-base percentage (.433)…Drove home the tying run before scoring walk-off game-winner on wild pitch in ninth inning versus Florida Atlantic (5/6)…Tallied 26 multi-hit games including a career-high four hits twice against Evansville (2/25) and FIU (4/7), while notching 10 games with three hits and 14 games with two hits…Registered 10 multi-RBI games which included a career-high four runs at South Alabama (4/25)…Twice hit two doubles in a game…Added 18 multi-run games including a career-high three runs on four occasions coming versus Evansville (2/26), Columbia (3/15), at Louisiana Tech (3/18) and versus Marshall (3/26)…Lone home run came at Louisiana Tech (3/19)…Named to the 2017 Spring semester Dean’s List and the 2016 Fall semester Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.


Junior College: Played for Coach Chris Kirtland (2016), Coach Christian Ostrander (2015).

2016 (So.): Appeared in 62 games, hitting .387 with 71 runs scored and 76 RBI…Hit 16 doubles, two triples and eight home runs, while stealing 32 bases and drawing 42 walk …Helped Jones Junior College to 54-9 record, 2016 NJCAA World Series championship…Named NJCAA Division III first-team All-American, ABCA/Rawlings Gold Glove, Marucci Elite Hitter Award (Region 23), first-team All-State.

2015 (Fr.): Appeared in 46 games, hitting .395 with 25 runs scored and 51 RBIs…Hit 17 doubles, two triples, three home runs, while walking 18 times…Second-team All-American, first-team All-Region 23, first-team All-State.

Prep: Played for Coach Shay Cooper…As a senior, was named first-team All-State, first-team All-District…Hit .473 with 36 RBIs and six home runs…Played in 2014 Mississippi High School All-Star Baseball Game… Was class valedictorian with 4.13 grade point average…As a junior, was named first-team All-State, first-team All-District.

Personal: Son of Marcus and Lisa Irby…Majoring in finance.

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