2023 Patriots Softball team photo

Patriots Softball was one of the first athletics team established after the return of the Northwest-Shoals Community College Athletics program in October of 2021.

The exhibition season started in September 2022 with conference play beginning in March 2023. NW-SCC is currently a member of the Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) and will compete against various opponents within the ACCC, National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

Patriots practice for the first time in fall of 2022 on their new turf field.
Patriots practice for the first time in fall of 2022 on their new turf field.
NW-SCC Patriots Softball Logo

2023 Spring Schedule

DateOpponentTimeLocationResult
January 27Sand Mountain Classic10 AM & 12:30 PMAlbertville, ALLost (Snead St. 4-5)
Lost (EMCC 0-8)
February 7Itawamba CC2 & 4 PMFulton, MS
February 10East Mississippi CCTBAHome
February 14Northeast Mississippi CC2 & 4 PMFlorence, AL (UNA)
February 18Tiger Fest @ Northeast Mississippi12 & 4 PMBooneville, MS
February 19Lakeland College11 AM & 1 PMFlorence, AL (UNA)
*February 23Coastal Alabama CC – South3 & 5 PMBay Minette, AL
*February 24Bishop State CC12 & 2 PMMobile, AL
February 26Olney Central CC11 AM & 1 PMFlorence, AL (UNA)
February 28Itawamba CC2 & 4 PMFlorence, AL (UNA)
*March 2Marion Military12 & 2 PMMarion, AL
*March 4Marion Military1 & 3 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*March 9Calhoun CC1 & 3 PMDecatur, AL
*March 11Calhoun CC1 & 3 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*March 16Southern Union State CC2 & 4 PMWadley, AL
*March 18Southern Union State CC1 & 3 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
March 21Columbia State CC2 & 4 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*March 23Snead State CC2 & 4 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*March 25Snead State CC1 & 3 PMBoaz, AL
*March 30Wallace State CC2 & 4 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*April 1Wallace State CC2 & 4 PMHanceville, AL
April 4Columbia State CC2 & 4 PMColumbia, TN
*April 6Bevill State CC2 & 4 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*April 8Bevill State CC1 & 3 PMSumiton, AL
*April 13Central Alabama CC2 & 4 PMAlexander City, AL
*April 15Central Alabama CC1 & 3 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*April 27Shelton State CC2 & 4 PMMuscle Shoals, AL (NWSCC)
*April 29Shelton State CC12 & 2 PMTuscaloosa, AL

*Conference Games

Patriots Statistics

Visit the Patriots’ NJCAA team page to view in depth results and statistics.

Patriots Roster

#1 Jayla Evans

#1 Jayla Evans
Freshman
Hometown: Sulligent, AL
Position: Shortstop/Outfield
Bats: Right

#2 Stefanie Price

#2 Stefanie Price
Freshman
Hometown: Huntsville, AL
Position: Utility
Bats: Left

#3 Ava Brumley

#3 Ava Brumley
Freshman
Hometown: Tuscumbia, AL
Position: Outfield
Bats: Right

#4 Mycala Mitchell

#4 Mycala Mitchell
Sophomore
Hometown: Lexington, AL
Position: Pitcher/Outfield
Bats: Right

#7 Courtney McGraw

#7 Courtney McGraw
Freshman
Hometown: Hueytown, AL
Position: Infield
Bats: Right

#11 Katie Dawson

#11 Katie Dawson
Freshman
Hometown: Town Creek, AL
Position: Catcher
Bats: Right

#14 Emily Ahonen
Freshman
Hometown: Florence, AL
Position: First Base
Bats: Right

#15 Madalyn Scott

#15 Madalyn Scott
Sophomore
Hometown: Tuscumbia, AL
Position: Catcher
Bats: Right

#21 Brooklyn Owens

#21 Brooklyn Owens
Freshman
Hometown: Falkville, AL
Position: Shortstop/Pitcher
Bats: Right

#22 Kailey Armstrong

#22 Kailey Armstrong
Freshman
Hometown: Leighton, AL
Position: Outfield/Shortstop
Bats: Right

#25 Jade Roberson

#25 Jade Roberson
Freshman
Hometown: Phil Campbell, AL
Position: Outfield/Catcher
Bats: Right

#27 Alyssa Brown

#27 Alyssa Brown
Sophomore
Hometown: Lexington, AL
Position: First Base/Third Base
Bats: Right

#32 Taylor Cameron

#32 Taylor Cameron
Freshman
Hometown: Russellville, AL
Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right

#34 Carley Hunter

#34 Carley Hunter
Freshman
Hometown: Muscle Shoals, AL
Position: Outfield
Bats: Left

#73 Chloe Handley

#73 Chloe Handley
Freshman
Hometown: Tuscumbia, AL
Position: Pitcher/Utility
Bats: Switch

Coaches & Managers

Angel Brown

Angel Brown – Head Coach
Brown, a native of Reform, Ala., comes to NW-SCC after a three year stint at the NCAA Division II level as an assistant with West Alabama and most recently with the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Prior to her time in the Gulf South Conference, Brown returned to her alma mater and led Bevill State as their head softball coach when they reinstated athletics in 2016.

Laken DiStefano

Laken DiStefano – Assistant Coach
DiStefano is a native of Florence and an alum of Central High School. She received the TimesDaily 4A-6A pitcher of the year two years in a row while also receiving awards for All-Area team, All-Region team, selected for the North/South All-Star game, and All-State tournament team in 2016. While at Central she had over 1,000 career strikeouts and .400 plus batting average.

Makayla Cox

Makayla Cox
Student Assistant
Sophomore
Hometown: Huntsville, AL

Keiona McCroskey

Keiona McCroskey
Manager
Freshman
Hometown: Florence, AL

For more information on Patriots Softball, contact:

Coach Angel Brown
Phone: 205-399-6376
Email: angel.brown@nwscc.edu