Encyclopedia of UNCG History

An online resource for exploring the history of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

In 1985, UNCG began playing softball as an official intercollegiate sport at the NCAA Division III level. In 1989 they moved up to Division II before eventually moving up to playing Division I level in 1992. Prior to 1985, softball had only been offered as an intramural sport. Over the years the softball team has won several conference titles, including the Southern Conference title in 2017 and 2018.

 

Head Coaches:

Sandy Johnson 1979 – 1979

Oleta Speeler 1979-1982

Tere Dail 1982-1988

Mary Jo Campbell 1988-1991

Melody Cope 1991 – 1998

Katie Flynn 1998 – 2001

Karen Lee Matteson 2001 – 2003

Stephanie DeFeo 2003 – 2006

Jennifer Herzig 2006 – 2014

Janelle Breneman 2014 – Current