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Meridian Community College Meridian CC Eagles
Men's Golf Program
910 Highway 19 North
Meridian, Mississippi 39307
Organizations: NJCAA Div II
Conferences: Mississippi ACJC (MACJC)

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
20K - 50K Public 1937 4,000 31% M - 69% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 160 $ 187 $ 4,100
Select Previous Season:
Meridian CC Eagles 2018-2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Wallace State Fall Invite 09/10/2018 season Cross Creek G.C. Cullman AL 6
2 MACJC Event #1 09/22/2018 season Eagle Ridge G.C. Raymond MS 2
3 MACJC Event #2 10/01/2018 season Ackia G.C. Armory MS 3
4 Derrall Foreman Invitational 10/08/2018 season Cleveland C.C. Cleveland MS 3
5 MGCCC Fall Invite/MACJC #3 10/29/2018 season Windance C.C. Gulfport MS 3
6 MACJC #4 03/18/2019 season Briarwood C.C. Meridian MS 2
7 MACJC State/Conf Championship 04/13/2019 conf Eagle Ridge Raymond MS 2
8 NJCAA District D Championship 04/27/2019 conf Riverbirch MS 2
9 NJCAA Div. II Championship 05/21/2019 champ Swan Lake Playmouth IN 9
Meridian CC Eagles 2019 - 2020 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Dan York Memorial Tournament 09/08/2019 season Musgrove C.C. Jasper AL 6
2 MACJC Event #1 09/21/2019 season Eagle Ridge G.C. Raymond MS 2
3 MACJC Event #2 10/04/2019 season River Birch G.C. Armory MS 2
4 Derrall Foreman Invitational 10/07/2019 season Cleveland C.C. Cleveland MS 6
5 MGCCC Fall Invite/MACJC #3 10/21/2019 season Windance C.C. Gulfport MS 6
6 Tyler JC Spring Invitational 02/24/2020 season Oak Hurst GC Bullard TX 3
7 Carey Collegiate Classic 03/09/2020 season Canebrake C.C Hattiesburg MS 6
Meridian CC Eagles 2020 - 2021 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 District D Preview 09/21/2020 season Deerfield CC Jackson MS 5
2 MACCC Event #1 Shiloh Ridge 09/28/2020 season Shiloh Ridge Golf Course Corinth MS 3
3 MACCC Event #2 10/03/2020 season Eagle Ridge Golf Course Raymond MS 3
4 Derrall Foreman Invitational 10/12/2020 season Cleveland C.C. Cleveland MS 5
Head Coach: Ronnie Key
Office Phone: 601-484-8663
Fax: 601-484-8635
Email: rkey1@meridiancc.edu

Ronnie Key was named MCC head coach in June 2012.  He has previous experience coaching at the high school and community college levels.

In the final tournament of the abbreviated spring 2020 season, Meridian CC shot 303-294 to finish sixth of 10 in the Carey Collegiate Classic at Canebrake Country Club in Hattiesburg, MS.  Missouri Valley fired a closing 2-under 286 to claim the title by nine strokes over runnner-up Martin Methodist, and Spring Hill and host William Carey tied for third. The course was par 72, measuring 6,891 yards and producing an average 18-hole score of 76.6 strokes.

Bradley Wright (72-70=142) tied for first to lead the Meridian Eagles. Ethan Dyess (76-70=146) tied for 10th.

Meridian CC placed ninth, one shot out of eighth, in the 2019 NJCAA D-II Championship.

Meridian CC finished second in the 2018 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Championship.

The Eagles finished sixth in the 2017 NJCAA Division II Championship, third in the NJCAA District D Championship, and won the Mississippi JC (MACJC) State Championship.

In 2013, Meridian CC tied for 16th at the NJCAA Division I Championship, placed fourth in 2012, seventh in 2011 and second in 2010.

The Eagles finished in the top 10 at the NJCAA D-II National Championship eight times between 1998 and 2008.  They moved from NJCAA D-II to D-I beginning 2008-09, and recently returned to D-II.

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Briarwood Country Club, Northwood Country Club, Lakeview Golf Course, Ponta Creek Golf Course
Practice Facilities: The MCC golf team has a putting green on campus.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 0
SAT 25-75 Percentile -
Average ACT
ACT 25-75 Percentile -
Application Deadline
Acceptance Rate %
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Avaliable Major Fields of Study
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