For Immediate Release - Southwest Tennessee Community College

Date: June 21, 2011

Lady Saluqi Pitcher Chrissy Darnell Signs With Martin Methodist

Chrissy Darnell, who led the Southwest softball team to back-to-back 30-win seasons and set numerous Lady Saluqi pitching records, has signed to continue her education and softball career at Martin Methodist College in Pulaski, Tennessee. Martin Methodist is a member of the TranSouth Conference and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Darnell, who came to Southwest from Senatobia (MS) High School, set Southwest career records with 31 wins and 451 strikeouts. She also holds records for strikeouts in a game with 16 against Highland her sophomore year, strikeouts in a season with 234 her freshman year, and lowest earned run average with 1.86 her sophomore year.

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Photo caption: Chrissy Darnell

For more information contact: Keith Gentry, (901) 333-4114, mgentry@southwest.tn.edu, Farris Bldg., Room 1002, 5983 Macon Cove, Memphis, TN 38134