Shawn Rychcik’s NC State squad garners first ever Top-25 finish

Shawn Rychick, head coach, North Carolina State

From GoPack: NC State Softball Garners First-ever Top-25 Finish Wolfpack listed at No. 19 in the final polls RALEIGH, N.C. -- After advancing to the NCAA Super Regionals for the first time in program history, the NC State softball team is ranked No. 19 in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) and USA Softball/ESPN.com Top-25 Final Polls to secure the program's … [Read more...]

Men’s fastball greats in the women’s collegiate coaching ranks

Michael White, head coach, Oregon

Editor's note: My favorite Facebook post of the day, from former USA team member Thomas Crouch of DeKalb, Illinois: Do you think the ladies commentating the Oregon vs NC St game have any idea that the two coaches are arguably one of the best 4-5 pitchers in history and the best American hitter ever in men's fast pitch? He's referring of course, to Oregon's head coach, … [Read more...]

Oregon Softball: Ducks Dream Big with New Zealand Legend

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From Fishduck.com After clinching its third consecutive Pac-12 Championship over the weekend, the No. 1 Oregon Ducks softball team (46-6) under New Zealand legend, coach Mike White, will continue its “spring reign” as the No. 2 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Ducks will face BYU on Thursday, after a Fresno State vs North Dakota State matchup, in a four-team … [Read more...]

Eight teams to participate in Women’s World Cup X in Irvine, Calif.

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World Cup of Softball X June 29 - July 5 - Irvine, California Bill Barber Park OKLAHOMA CITY – A record eight teams are set to take the field in Irvine, Calif. this June and July as they complete a 32-game schedule of the World Cup of Softball X the Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America and USA Softball announced today. Hosted by Southern California ASA, Argentina, … [Read more...]