Southwest Tennessee Community College

For Immediate Release

Date May 12, 2008

For More Information: Keith Gentry (901) 333-4114/(901)619-1899


Three freshmen members of the Southwest softball team have been named to the 2008 Tennessee Junior and Community College Athletic Association All-Conference team.

Utility player Whitney Witcher (Stuttgart, AR) and centerfielder Amber Gatewood (Brighton, TN) were named to the second team while second baseman Carly McLennan (Munford, TN) received third team honors.

Witcher led the Lady Saluqis with a batting average of .333 and set single season Southwest records with 15 doubles, 33 runs batted in and 78 total bases. Gatewood batted .331 and led the team with 20 stolen bases and a single season record 35 runs scored. In addition, she threw out nine baserunners from her centerfield position. McLennan batted .306 with 12 doubles, 24 runs batted in, and a single season record four home runs.


Photo cutline: Whitney Witcher

Photo cutline: Amber Gatewood

Photo cutline: Carly McLennan