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College Spotlight – University of Michigan

University of Michigan

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Big Ten

Nickname: Wolverines

School Size: 37,200

Mailing Address: 500 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Team Site: University of Michigan Softball

Head Coach:

Carol Hutchins- hutch@umich.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Hutchins is entering her 32nd season leading the Wolverines
    • The Wolverines have won one National Championship and 18 Big Ten Conference titles
    • Coach Hutchins enters the 2016 season with 1,432 career wins, making her the second-winningest coach in NCAA softball history
    • T Michigan has produced 31 Big Ten Players/Pitchers of the Year and has had 17 players selected as NFCA All-Americans
    • Coach Hutchins founded the Michigan Softball Academy in 2010 in conjunction with the program’s annual “Pink Game.” The academy is a one-night on-field clinic for adults that raises funds for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer organization. The program has raised more than $500,000 for the American Cancer Society

Schedule Highlights:

The Wolverines opened their 2016 season going 4-1 at USF Wilson-Demarini Tournament and sweeping opponents at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

Michigan will compete in three more tournaments, the Mary Nutter Memorial (Feb 25-27), the Judi Garman Classic (March 3-6), and the Red and Black Tournament (March 12-13) before starting the regular season March 16th at home against Eastern Michigan

For the Wolverines full 2016 schedule, click here.

More information for recruits can be found here.

College Spotlight – Salisbury University

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 Salisbury University

Division: NCAA III

Conference: Capital Athletic Conference

Nickname: Sea Gulls

School Size: 8,600+

Mailing Address: 1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21801

Team Site: http://www.suseagulls.com/sports/sball/index

Twitter: @SalisburySB

Head Coach:

Margie Knight – mjknight@salisbury.edu

Program Highlights:

  • Coach Knight is now in her 19th season as Sea Gulls head coach with a (680-145-2) record coming into the 2015 season
  • The Sea Gulls entered 2015 ranked #1 in the CAC Preseason Poll and #2 in the nation
  • The 2014 Sea Gulls team made it all the way to the finals of the College World Series. This was the 8th appearance in the College World Series for Salisbury in the program’s history

Schedule Highlights:

  • In 2015, Salisbury is off to an 8-1 start (as of 3/19/15) and have won five straight games. They face Mary Washington in a conference match-up on March 21st
  • The Sea Gulls will compete in the CAC Tournament beginning on April 16th
  • Other schedule highlights can be found here.

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