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College Spotlight – Louisiana State University

Louisiana State University

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Southeastern Conference

Nickname: Lady Tigers

School Size: 30,500

Mailing Address: Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Team Site: Louisiana State University Softball

Head Coach:

Beth Torina- btorina@lsu.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Torina is entering her fifth year with the Tigers
    • The Lady Tigers have made four NCAA Regional berths, two NCAA Super Regional berths, 2012 & 2015 Women’s College World Series berths
    • LSU has produced 10 First Team All-American players
    • Coach Torina has established an active community service function within the softball program as the Tigers regularly visit hospitals and schools in the Baton Rouge area

Schedule Highlights:

The Lady Tigers opened their 2016 season going 4-1 at the Tiger Classic and 4-1 at the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic

LSU will compete in two more tournaments this season, the Purple & Gold Challenge (Feb 26-28) and the LSU Invitational (March 4-6)

The Tigers first home game is scheduled for February 24th against South Alabama

For the Lady Tigers full 2016 schedule, click here.

College Spotlight – Iowa Wesleyan College


Iowa Wesleyan College

Division: NCAA III

Conference: St. Louis InterCollegiate Athletic Conference

Nickname: Tigers

School Size: 850

Mailing Address: 601 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant, IA 52641

Team Site: http://www.iwctigers.com/sport/0/10.php

                Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Iowa-Wesleyan-Softball/220917087965067?ref=br_tf

Head Coach:

Mike Hampton – mhampton@iwc.edu

Program Highlights:

  • Founded in 1842
  • Minimum academic requirements are a 2.75 GPA and a 19 on the ACT
  • Top majors at Iowa Wesleyan include: nursing, business administration and education
  • Iowa Wesleyan recruits from such states as Iowa, Missouri and Illinois
  • Coach Hampton is now in his 22nd season as Tigers head coach, and guided Iowa Wesleyan to four straight conference championships from 1996-99 and an appearance in the 2011 NAIA Softball National Championships

Schedule Highlights:

  • The Tigers are currently 8-10 this season, 4-6 in conference play (through 4/7/15)
  • Eight remaining home games, facing off against Greenville College, Illinois College, Robert Morris University-Springfield and Knox College

Other schedule highlights for the Tigers can be found here.

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