Tag Archives: Atlantic Coast Conference

College Spotlight – University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Atlantic Coast

Nickname: Tar Heels

School Size: 18,350

Mailing Address: Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Team Site: University of North Carolina Softball

Head Coach:

Donna Papa – djp@unc.edu

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Papa has been with the Tar Heels for thirty seasons and holds a record of 1,126-617-5
  • The 2015 Tar Heels finished the season ranked 2nd in the ACC and 36th in the nation
  • Coach Papa has led Carolina to the NCAA Tournament in 12 of the last 15 years and five regular-season ACC titles
  • Under Coach Papa the Tar Heels have posted a winning record in 27 of her 30 seasons, with 13 40-win seasons and one 50-win season in 2008
  • The Tar Heels excel on and off the field, multiple players earning Academic All-American and All-District honors

Schedule Highlights:

The Tar Heels head into the 2016 post season with a 30-22 overall record

North Carolina’s full 2016 schedule can be found here.

For more information on Donna J. Papa Softball Camps click here.

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – University of Notre Dame

ND_LogoUniversity of Notre Dame

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Atlantic Coast Conference

Nickname: Fighting Irish

School Size: 12,100

Mailing Address: University of Notre Dame,
 C113 Joyce Center,
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Team Site: University of Notre Dame Softball Website

Twitter: @NDsoftball

Head Coach:

Deanna Gumpf

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Gumpf has been the Fighting Irish softball coach for the last 14 seasons
  • The Irish have made 16 consecutive trips to NCAA championship tournament, claiming four conference tournament titles during that span
  • The Irish transitioned to the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014
  • In 2013 the Irish earned their 1000th win in program history

Schedule Highlights:

The Irish are wrapping up their Fall schedule, with games left against Loyola and Butler at Melissa Cook Stadium in Notre Dame, IN on October 11th

Questions about recruiting? A beneficial questionnaire can be found here.