Meadow McWhorter to be inducted into AFAC Hall of Fame
PORTLAND, OR- Portland State Softball Head Coach Meadow McWhorter was selected as the 2022 Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) Hall of Fame inductee for her 14-year tenure at Mt. Hood Community College. McWhorter is one of six people to be inducted on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas, Ore.
McWhorter served as the head coach at Mt. Hood Community College between 2002 and 2016, compiling a 468-146 (.762) record at the helm. During her time with the Saints, she won seven Southern Region Championships (2004, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2016), five AFAC Championships (2009, 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2016) and was named the AFAC Coach of the Year four times (2009, 2010, 2014 and 2016) while her staff won the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Coach of the Year award. three times (2004, 2008 and 2014).
At Mt. Hood, McWhorter’s teams not only succeeded on the field, but also excelled in the classroom. His leadership has been recognized not only by his peers at Mt. Hood, but across the entire conference. Her student-athletes were an excellent reflection of the exceptional qualities she instills in her students.
McWhorter was fiercely competitive, but was also a strong believer in improving opportunities for girls and women of all ages. She was an advocate for all MHCC students and worked closely with the Associated Student Government to provide equal voices and opportunities for all students.
Last month, McWhorter completed her sixth season as head coach of the Portland State softball program. After leading the Vikings to their second Big Sky title in program history in 2021, she guided PSU to its winningest record since 2011, going 28-18 last season. In her 20 years as a head coach, McWhorter is an impressive 564-311 (.644) and is only four wins shy of the 100 win mark at PSU.