New softball coach


Michelle Gardner was hired as IU’s new softball coach Monday. She replaces Stacey Phillips, who resigned last month.

Gardner took over a new program at Nevada in 2001 and spent the past six seasons building the Wolf Pack into a Western Athletic Conference powerhouse. Last year, she was named the conference coach of the year after leading the Wolf Pack to the NCAA regionals and a school-best 44-18 record. Gardner was 187-176 overall at Nevada.

Gardner had previously served as an assistant at Arizona State, Florida State and Bowling Green and pitched for Michigan from 1984-88. The Sun Devils reached the College World Series with Gardner on staff. Before coaching, she competed with several nationally-ranked Amateur Softball Association teams and was a participant in the 1996 Olympics Trials.

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2 comments:

  • Steve O #1


    Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - 10:40 AM EDT

    Wow, what a slow couple of days in “hoosier land.” Please give me some basketball updates or something! I don’t even care if it’s made up!!

  • Kenny_G #2


    Tuesday, June 10, 2008 - 2:32 PM EDT

    Greenspan, you just saved your job. IU SOFTBALL IS BACK!

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