Macon’s Ella Barnett Signs With North Central College

Macon senior shortstop Ella Barnett has signed with North Central Missouri College to continue her softball career. Barnett explains what attracted her to NCMC.

She joins a Pirate softball program coached by Meadville High School graduate Sara Van Dyke. Barnett played a key role in leading the Tigerettes to an 18-10 record this past season. That marked the program’s seventh straight winning season. Barnett says it was a team effort to reach that mark.

Barnett’s senior season saw her put up a .329 batting average with two home runs and 15 RBIs. She played most of the season with a broken finger. Barnett says the Tigerette softball program was a tightly-knit group over the past four years.

Ella Barnett will continue her high school athletic career with the Tigerette basketball program this winter. She plans to major in Exercise Science in college.