Chattanooga State freshman pitcher Taylor Patterson was named NJCAA National Pitcher of the Week for this past week’s performance vs. #4 ranked Columbia State.
Patterson, from Murray County High School, threw eight innings of two-hit ball and struck out 12 Chargers while leading the Tigers to a 4-1 victory at Columbia State.
Patterson is now 3-3 for the year with four saves.
Head Coach Greg Dennis said, “Taylor has been a huge addition to our program and we are certainly excited about his performance and proud of his being named National Pitcher of the Week.
The Tigers conclude their regular season with a 3-game series vs. visiting Southwest Tennessee Community College beginning with a 3:30 game on Friday and then a doubleheader on Saturday starting at noon.
The TCCAA Region Tournament will be hosted on the campus of Chattanooga State beginning on Sunday, May 6. This event will include all 10 community college teams from all over the state.
Coach Dennis said, "This is the first time it has ever been hosted here and we are encouraging everyone to be involved and come watch some games."