Presbyterian College and head softball coach Britne Stubbs announced Monday the hiring of assistant coach McKenzi Corn.

“I am thrilled to welcome McKenzi Corn to the Blue Hose softball family,” said Coach Stubbs. “She is extremely passionate about the game and brings a wealth of knowledge from her stellar playing career in the Big South Conference and professional career in Italy. Not only was she a tremendous athlete, she also has experience from her coaching career thus far that will make an immediate impact to our program. McKenzi is exactly the type of coach we were looking for to help take Presbyterian (College) Softball to the next level.”

Corn comes to Presbyterian following a decorated career as a four year starter at Winthrop, as well as a two year stint in the Italian Softball League (ISL Division 1). In her two seasons in Italy she batted .427 and .386. While at Winthrop she batted .408 and .398 as a junior and senior. She was a captain from 2012-2014, was named to the Big South Second Team in 2013 First Team in 2014.

Corn was also a student assistant coach at Winthrop from August of 2014 to December 2014. From 2015-17, she was a volunteer assistant coach at Furman. During her time coaching at Winthrop and Furman worked with outfielders, hitters, and helped run camps.

“I am extremely excited to be joining Coach Stubbs, Coach Butler and the rest of the Blue Hose softball family,” said Corn. “I am thankful for the opportunity that Coach Stubbs and Presbyterian College have given me to make an impact with the softball team. I can’t wait to meet the team, get on the field and start working towards putting PC at the top of the Big South Conference on a consistent basis.”

Corn is a native of Greenville and graduated from Winthrop in December 2014 with a degree in Physical Education.