Lady Mountaineer Softball Coaching Staff
Kendra Whisenhunt - Head Coach
Kendra Whisenhunt is in her first year as head coach, after serving four years as an assistant coach for the Lady Mountaineers. She is a former Van Buren High School Arkansas All-State softball player. Coming out of high school, Kendra was considered one of the top six softball seniors in the state of Arkansas. Kendra is the former record holder for home runs, for a single season, with 18 at Eastern, which she hit in her freshman year. Kendra played third base and catcher for Coach Mace in her two years with the Lady Mountaineer softball program. Kendra graduated from Eastern in May of 2009 with an Associate of Science degree in Agriculture.
Kendra was highly recruited after Eastern and chose Arkansas/Monticello to attend and play softball her final two years. She graduated from Arkansas/Monticello in May 2011. While at UAM she played on two conference champion softball teams which both went deep into the NCAA Div. II playoffs each year.
Cheyenne Patterson - Assistant Coach
Cheyenne Patterson is in her first year as assistant coach and pitching coach for Eastern’s softball program.
A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Patterson graduated from Saginaw High School as a four-year letterman. She earned 2nd team All-District Honors her freshman year and 1st team All-District Honors the following three years.
Patterson then attended North Central Texas College in Gainesville, Texas. While there, she set season and career records in innings pitched, wins, and strikeouts. Next, she went on to pitch for Texas Wesleyan University before earning her bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2014.
Previously, Patterson was the assistant coach and pitching coach for Northern Oklahoma College’s softball program.
Anthony Whisenhunt - Assistant Coach/Recruiting