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College Spotlight – University of Missouri

University of Missouri

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Southeastern

Nickname: Tigers

School Size: 35,448

Mailing Address: Columbia, MO 65211

Team Site: University of Missouri Softball

Head Coach:

Ehren Earleywine- earleywinee@missouri.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Earleywine enters his 10th season as head Tiger with a 411-138 record
    • The Tigers have averaged 45.7 wins per season in Coach Earleywine’s nine seasons in the dugout
    • The Tigers have made three Women’s College World Series appearances, recorded the first three 50-win seasons in school history and have advanced to seven NCAA Super Regionals since Coach Earleywine took over the program in 2007
    • The 2015 Tigers squad set program-best marks for total RBI (355), runs scored (395), walks (264) and combined batting average (.320)

Schedule Highlights:

The Tigers are 22-4, 2-1 in conference play, through their first 26 games in 2016

For information on camps, click here.

For the Tigers full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruitment questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – University of Minnesota

University of Minnesota

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Big Ten

Nickname: Gophers

School Size: 51,150

Mailing Address: Tucson, Arizona 85721

Team Site: University of Minnesota Softball

Head Coach:

Jessica Allister- candrea@arizona.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Allister enters her sixth season with the Gophers, coming off a 49 win 2015 season
    • The Gophers are 191-88 with Coach Allister leading the team
    • The Gophers set program records in 2015 in batting average, on base percentage, slugging percentage, doubles and home runs. The pitching staff set a record for most strikeouts
    • Minnesota also had the 2015 Big Ten Player of the Year along with 14 total players being earning Academic All-B1G Honors

Schedule Highlights:

The Gophers are 19-9 through their first 28 games in 2016

For information on camps, click here.

For the Gophers full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruitment questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – University of Arizona

University of Arizona

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Pac-12

Nickname: Wildcats

School Size: 40,200

Mailing Address: Tucson, Arizona 85721

Team Site: University of Arizona Softball

Head Coach:

Mike Candrea- candrea@arizona.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Candrea is coaching his 31st season with the Wildcats in 2016
    • Coach Candrea is the winningest coach in NCAA Division I Softball history with a record of 1,428-358-2 (.799)
    • Under Coach Candrea the Wildcats have made an appearance in the NCAA Tournament for 30 consecutive seasons, won eight national titles, and made 22 trips to the Women’s College World Series

Schedule Highlights:

The Wildcats are 20-9, 2-1 in the Pac-12, through their first 29 games in 2016

For information on camps held by Coach Candrea, click here.

For the Wildcats full 2016 schedule, click here.

More information for recruits can be found here.

College Spotlight – University of Georgia

University of Georgia

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Southeastern

Nickname: Bulldogs

School Size: 36,130

Mailing Address: Athens, GA 30602

Team Site: University of Georgia Softball

Head Coach:

Lu Harris-Champer- lhc@sports.uga.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Harris-Champer enters her 16th season at UGA with a 731-265 record
    • The Bulldogs have made 14-straight NCAA Championship appearances, won two SEC Championships, one SEC Tournament Championship, eight NCAA Regional Championships, and two NCAA Super Regional Championships
    • In the past 16 years UGA has had 24 NFCA All-Americans, 13 Easton All-Americans, 73 All-SEC recognitions, and 54 NFCA All-Region selections
    • Through 15 seasons with Coach Harris-Champer leading them, Georgia has academically produced three CoSIDA Academic All-Americans, 12 CoSIDA Academic All-District selections, and 81 members selected to the SEC Academic Honor Roll
    • During the 2015 season, the Bulldogs set several program records including batting average (.343), runs scored (440), and on base percentage (.420)

Schedule Highlights:

The Bulldogs are 24-3 through their first 27 games in 2016

UGA will begin conference play on March 19 with a three game trip to USC

For information on summer camps at UGA, click here.

For the Bulldogs full 2016 schedule, click here.

More information for recruits can be found here.

College Spotlight – University of Louisiana at Lafayette

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Sun Belt

Nickname: Ragin’ Cajuns

School Size: 17,508

Mailing Address: 104 E. University Circle, Lafayette, LA 70503

Team Site: University of Louisiana at Lafayette Softball

Head Coach:

Michael Lotief- lotiefmpl@bellsouth.net

Program Highlights:

    • In 12 seasons as either co-head coach or head coach, Coach Lotief has advanced to the NCAA tournament in every single one, compiling a 596-147-1 record
    • In 2013, when Coach Lotief took over as the sole head coach, the Cajun’s finished with a 47-15 record and a trip to the NCAA Ann Arbor Super Regionals
    • The Cajuns have hit 903 home runs, and driven in 4,121 runs with a .302 batting average under Coach Lotief
    • The 2015 Cajuns team was home to two All-American players, four All-Region players, and eight All-Sun Belt players

Schedule Highlights:

The Ragin’ Cajuns are 19-1 through their first 20 games in 2016

The Cajuns’ are 2-0 against conference opponents

Fun in the Sun Camp will be held June 13-17. 14U Youth Camp will be held June 20-24. More information can be found here.

For the Cajuns’ full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – University of Oregon

University of Oregon

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Pac-12

Nickname: Ducks

School Size: 24,200

Mailing Address: 1585 E 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97403

Team Site: University of Oregon Softball

Head Coach:

Mike White-softball@uoregon.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach White has been with the Ducks going on seven seasons
    • In seven years, the Coach White has a 280-83-1 career record and a 91-43-1 Pac-12 record
    • The Ducks have won three consecutive Pac-12 titles, made six consecutive Super-Regionals appearances, and three College World Series appearances
    • The Ducks have had 12 All-Americans, 33 all-region selections, three WCWS all-tournament team members, three Pac-12 Pitchers of the Year, two Pac-12 Batting Champions, one Pac-12 Freshman of the Year under Coach White
    • Oregon was the No. 2 overall seed in the 2015 NCAA Championships

Schedule Highlights:

The Ducks opened their 2016 season going 5-1 at the Kajikawa Classic, 3-2 at the Louisiana Classic, and 4-1 at the Mary Nutter Classic

Oregon will compete in two more tournaments this season, the Alexis Park Resort Classic (March 4-6) and the Louisville Slugger Invitational (March 11-13) before starting their season against the University of Washington on March 19

The Ducks are 12-4 through their first 16 games of the 2016 season

For Oregon’s full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – Auburn University

Auburn University

Division: NCAA I

Conference: Southeastern Conference

Nickname: Tigers

School Size: 27,300

Mailing Address: Auburn, AL 36849

Team Site: Auburn University Softball

Head Coach:

Clint Myers- cam0082@auburn.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Myers is entering his third season with the Tigers
    • Through his first two seasons, Coach Myers has a 108-30-1 record
    • In 2015, Coach Myers led the Tigers to their first Conference Tournament championship, first NCAA Regional, first NCAA Super Regional and two games in their first College World Series
    • Auburn has produced 11 All-American players, four with Coach Myers as head Tiger

Schedule Highlights:

The Tigers opened their 2016 season sweeping opponents at the Plainsman Invitational and going 4-1 at the Michele Smith PCF Invitational

Auburn will compete in two more tournaments this season, the Tiger Invitational (Feb 26-28) and the Wilson/DeMarini Classic (March 4-6)

The Tigers are 10-1 through their first 11 games in 2016

For the Tigers full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – Occidental College

Occidental College

Division: NCAA III

Conference: Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Nickname: Tigers

School Size: 2,500

Mailing Address: 1600 Campus Road, Los Angeles, CA 90041

Team Site: Occidental College Softball

Head Coach:

Alison Haehnel- haehnel@oxy.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Haehnel enters her fourth season as the head coach of the Tigers
    • Minimum Academic requirements are a 3.6 GPA, a 28 on the ACT, and an 1800 on the SAT
    • The Tigers recruit from a national perspective due to the high academic nature of the school

Schedule Highlights:

The Tigers began their season on February 14th, splitting a doubleheader against Lewis & Clark

For the Tigers full 2016 schedule, click here.

More information on Tiger youth camps can be found click here

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – Southwestern University

Southwestern University

Division: NCAA III

Conference: Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference

Nickname: Pirates

School Size: 1,400

Mailing Address: 1001 East University Avenue, Georgetown, TX 78626

Team Site: Southwestern University Softball

Head Coach:

Angela Froboese- froboesa@southwestern.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Froboese will begin her 9th season as a head coach
    • The program is very academically focused program with minimum academic requirements being a 3.8 GPA, 1100 on the SAT, and a 24 on the ACT
    • The Pirates have earned a spot in the SCAC Conference Tournament every year, entering as the #1 seed in the West twice
    • The Pirates have been to the NCAA Regional tournament twice in the last 6 years

Schedule Highlights:

The Pirates began their season on January 30th, playing a doubleheader against Southwestern Assemblies of God and winning both games by a score of 10-1

For the Pirates full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.

College Spotlight – William Paterson University

William Paterson University

Division: NCAA III

Conference: New Jersey Athletic Conference

Nickname: Pioneers

School Size: 11,500

Mailing Address: 300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ 07470

Team Site: William Paterson University Softball

Head Coach:

Hallie Cohen- cohenh@wpunj.edu

Program Highlights:

    • Coach Cohen will be entering her 21st season as Head Coach
    • In her first twenty seasons, Coach Cohen is  a four time NJAC coach of the year and has posted a 564-286-4 record
    • The Pioneers program has advanced to 13 NCAA Tournaments and reached the NCAA Softball Championship twice
    • William Paterson has won 20 or more games 16 of the last 17 seasons under Coach Cohen’s guidance

Schedule Highlights:

The Pioneers begin their season at the NTC Spring Games in Clermont, FL, March 13-19th

The Pioneers first home games will be a doubleheader on March 29th vs Manhattanville College

For the Pioneers full 2016 schedule, click here.

To fill out a recruiting questionnaire, click here.