Softball - 2004
Induction Year: 2010
NCAA Regional Tournament
Overall Record: 34-10
WIAC Record: 10-6
WIAC Tournament Champions
NCAA Regional Appearance
Head Coach: Roger Plachta
Assistant Coach: Mike Sylvester
Team Members: Tiffani Anderson, Jamie Bang, Katie Beadles, Monica Brzezinski, Erin Campbell, Kathleen Duffy, Abby Glawe, Amy Jo Stach, Kristi Jurek, Eric Kegley, Anne LeBard, Katie Moench, Melissa Nelmark, Allison Ohms, Courtney Pulsifer, Sarah Tarasewicz
First Team All-WIAC Selections: Jamie Bang, Abby Glawe, Erin Kegley
Third Team All-American: Erin Kegley
The 2004 UW-Superior softball team was a dynamic combination of offense and pitching that rode a 13-game winning streak to a third place finish in the WIAC regular season standings and, ultimately, the WIAC playoff championship.The tournament victory earned the Yellowjackets a berth in the NCAA regional tournament, where they won a pair of games, advancing further into NCAA play than any softball team in UW-Superior history.
Offensively, the Yellowjackets led the WIAC in batting average (.333), slugging percentage (.454), on-base percentage (.380), runs (250), hits (421), runs batted in (221), triples (17), total bases (575) sacrifice flies (11) and at-bats (1266).
The Yellowjackets also topped the WIAC in several pitching categories, including lowest earned run average (1.40), wins (34), fewest losses (10), fewest runs allowed (96), fewest earned runs allowed (62), fewest walks allowed (52), fewest doubles allowed (27), fewest triples allowed (4), fewest home runs allowed (4), and fewest wild pitches (11).
The well-rounded Yellowjackets were also the top fielding team in the WIAC in 2004, posting a team fielding percentage of .959.