BIG EAST Baseball Games Of The Week: Xavier Finally Gets To Play Host
Mar 15, 2023With the college baseball season now in full swing, the BIG EAST Conference has seen a trio of teams break out of the gates with strong starts, possibly hinting and how the race for the conference title may shake out once league play begins in early April.
Charleston Is 12 Seed, Will Face San Diego State To Open NCAA Tournament
Mar 13, 2023Charleston, the CAA Men’s Basketball champion, has earned a No. 12 seed in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship and will face No. 5 San Diego State on Thursday in Orlando, Florida.
Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic 2023 Schedule include OU Softball, UCLA
Feb 22, 2023The 2023 college softball season begins in February as teams from across the country will play their first slate of games before conference season begins. Many of those games will take place at preseason events such as the Mark Campbell Collegiate Invitational, the Puerto Vallarta College Challenge and 2023 Candrea Classic.
Top 50 Watch List For 2023 USA Softball Collegiate Player Of The Year
Jan 25, 2023USA Softball has officially unveiled the Top 50 Watch List for the 2023 USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year. With sights set on the highly anticipated NCAA collegiate softball season, the prestigious award will look to recognize a Collegiate Player of the Year based on outstanding play throughout the entire NCAA Division I collegiate softball season.
West Palm Beach Invitational: Georgia Headlines Holiday Lineup
Dec 16, 2022While many programs across the country are looking to rest up and take a slight break during the days leading up to Christmas weekend, a few in particular are looking to beef up their nonconference strengths of schedule.
Mary Nutter Classic's Best Matchups: UCLA, OU Set For WCWS Rematch
Nov 17, 2022The Mary Nutter Collegiate Invitational has a reputation for a reason.
2022 Division I Softball Tournament Preview
May 17, 2022Basketball has its madness in March. But college softball can lay claim to some mayhem of its own that begins in mid-May and runs into June.
Jordy Bahl Headlines Newcomers To Watch At Mary Nutter Classic
Feb 18, 2022The names of the perennial Women’s College World Series teams embarking on California’s Coachella Valley for the 2022 Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic are some of the most well-known programs in softball: UCLA, Arizona, Tennessee, Missouri, and reigning national champion Oklahoma.
San Diego State Preview: Readying Another Deep Tournament Run?
Dec 15, 2021Not many programs across the country can claim they had lost just eight games in their prior two seasons entering tip-off for this year’s campaign.
Jerry Colangelo Classic Preview: Aztecs, Gaels Square Off
Dec 3, 2021There’s a lot to like about the Jerry Colangelo Classic.
How to Watch: 2022 Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic
Sep 17, 2021Here's how to watch the 2022 Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic on FloSoftball.
Stacey Nuveman Deniz Named Head Softball Coach
Jun 9, 2021SAN DIEGO -- San Diego State's Stacey Nuveman Deniz has been named the softball head coach, director of athletics John David Wicker announced on Tuesday. A three-time U.S. Olympian, Nuveman Deniz is just the fifth head coach in program history after spending the last 13 seasons with the Aztecs as an assistant, associate head coach and head coach in waiting under SDSU's all-time winningest coach Kathy Van Wyk. "I am humbled and honored to have this opportunity to lead San Diego State Softball into the future," Nuveman Deniz said. "Kathy Van Wyk spent 25 years building this program, and now it is my turn to take the reins and continue that growth. I would like to thank (SDSU director of athletics) John David Wicker for this opportunity and for the unwavering support he has shown me. The University, the city of San Diego and our incredible community have captured my heart and I truly am an Aztec for Life. I can't wait to get started." Nuveman Deniz, who was hired at San Diego State following her stint with the U.S. team at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, helped SDSU to seven straight NCAA tournaments from 2009-15 and a combined 398-264 (.601) record in her 13 seasons on The Mesa. Over her first nine seasons as an assistant and associate coach, the Aztecs improved their batting average from .275 in 2008 (the year before she arrived) to a school-record .356 mark in 2017, and also in runs per game (3.98 to 6.61), home runs per game (0.23 to 1.09 (0.92 in 2017)), slugging percentage (.348 to .516) and on-base percentage (.347 to .418). In 2018, Nuveman Deniz was the head coach of the National Pro Fastpitch's Chicago Bandits, leading the team to the NFP Championship season series in her first year. In the spring of 2010, Nuveman Deniz served as an assistant coach for the Women's National Team Selection Camp, at the Canadian Open Fast Pitch Women's International Championship and at the World Cup of Softball VI. She was also named to the USA Softball Coaching Pool in 2014 and was an assistant coach at the USA Softball Junior Women's (19-Under) National Team (JWNT) Selection Camp in January 2015. In addition to her two Olympic gold medals (2000 and 2004) and silver medal in 2008, Nuveman Deniz helped the United States National Team to a World Cup championship (2006), two World Championships (2002 and 2006) and two Pan American gold medals (1999 and 2003). Her 2004 Olympic gold medal team, meanwhile, was inducted into the U.S. Olympic hall of fame in July 2012. Nuveman Deniz was a standout at UCLA, finishing her four-year career with four NCAA records - 90 home runs, .945 slugging percentage, 240 walks and 81 intentional walks. She was a four-time first-team NFCA All-American (1997, 1999, 2001-02) and a three-time Pac-10 Player of the Year (1999, 2001-02). Nuveman Deniz is also ranked first in school history in games played (264), total bases (653) and on-base percentage (.600). Among the current all-time NCAA leaders, Nuveman Deniz ranks first in home runs per game (0.34), total bases (653) and intentional walks (81), second in slugging percentage (.945), third in home runs (90) and walks (240), fifth in RBIs (299), seventh in batting average (.466) In 1999, Nuveman Deniz led the Bruins to a national championship, batting .446 during the season with 31 home runs and 91 RBIs. For her efforts in the national title run, Nuveman was named to the all-Women's College World Series team. Nuveman Deniz was inducted into UCLA's hall of fame in October 2012. Nuveman Deniz has worked at a variety of camps and clinics, and is highlighted in the instructional video entitled, "The Fundamentals of Catching." In addition, Nuveman Deniz has worked color commentary for ESPN, CSTV (now CBS Sports) and FOX Sports. In addition to her on-field accomplishments, Nuveman Deniz also works with several organizations, including the Visalia Miracle League, the Women's Sports Foundation, and the Make-a-Wish Foundation. Nuveman Deniz graduated from UCLA in 2002 with a degree in sociology and public policy and later earned her master's in kinesiology from Texas Women's University in 2012. San Diego State finished the 2021 season with a 28-16 record, its ninth-best winning percentage (.636) in program history.
San Diego State, Washington Tangle At Women's Vegas Bubble
Nov 23, 2020A season of inevitable schedule changes and new faces for the Washington and San Diego State women’s basketball programs begins on Tuesday night.
How to Watch: 2020 Women's Vegas Bubble
Nov 6, 2020Washington will have its first test of the year as they take on San Diego State. The Huskies will look to get off to a good start in hopes of impressing upon their 13-17 record from a season ago.
Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic: How To Watch, Time & Live Stream Info
Dec 17, 2019The Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic is the nation's largest and most prestigious preseason college softball tournament, featuring 29 top Division I teams including the U.S. Women's National Team. For the fifth year in a row, the event will span one weekend in Cathedral City, California, Feb. 20-23.