Ottumwa — Freshman Madie Anderson (Mt. Pleasant, IA/Winfield Mt. Union) of the Indian Hills Softball team has been named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region XI DI Softball Pitcher of the Year, announced by the the conference office on Wednesday.
Anderson has also been named to the NJCAA All-Region XI First-Team, becoming the fourth Warrior to earn Pitcher of the Year honors since 2017.
The former Winfield-Mount Union ace led the Warriors to its most team wins since 2006 after posting a team-high 17 wins in the circle.
Anderson tossed seven complete games on the year, including three shutouts.
The freshman pitched a team-high 105.0 innings on the year and posted a 2.20 earned run average. Anderson struck out a team-high 129 batters while issuing just 33 walks.
Anderson and the Warriors are set to host the NJCAA Midwest District Tournament at R.L. Hellyer Field on May 14 against Crowder College (MO).
The best-of-three series gets underway at 2:00 PM Saturday with a doubleheader and an if necessary game on Sunday, May 15.