College Spotlight – Monmouth University


Monmouth University

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Nickname: Hawks

School Size: 5,600

Mailing Address: 400 Cedar Ave, West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Team Site:

Twitter: @MonmouthSB

Head Coach:

Louie Berndt –

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Berndt is now in her sixth season as the head coach of Monmouth’s softball program
  • Berndt has led the Hawks to the conference tournament in four of her first five seasons, in addition to two 30-win seasons, most recently 31 victories in 2013
  • The Lady Hawks return 11 letter winners and eight starters for 2015
  • The Lady Hawks finished 5th in the MAAC conference in 2014
  • Monmouth Softball recruits from states such as Louisiana, Texas, Arizona and California
  • Top majors at the school include: business, communications, homeland security and criminal justice
  • Minimum academic requirements are a 3.0 GPA, 1500 SAT (3 parts) and 21 ACT (3 parts)

Schedule Highlights:

  • The Hawks are currently in Florida, taking part in the UCF Spring Fling Tournament making stops in Deland and Jacksonville March 17-19 for games against Stetson, Jacksonville and North Florida

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