June 23, 2009

Softball Coaching Staff Named Best in Southeast

Championship Season Recap

DAHLONEGA, GA – Head North Georgia softball coach Mike Davenport, and assistant coaches Andrea Moss and Keri McKee have been named the NFCA Southeast Regional Coaching Staff of the Year announced last week by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

The Saints finished their historic season as the #3 team in the nation with the program’s best winning percentage in school history with a record of 50-5. North Georgia captured the Peach Belt Conference Regular Season Championship, PBC Tournament Championship, NCAA Southeast Dahlonega Regional Championship, and the NCAA Southeast Super Regional Dahlonega Championship to advance to their first-ever Division II College World Series.

Head Coach Mike Davenport concluded his best season at the helm of the Saints, advancing to his third College World Series, and his first at the NCAA level. After his ninth season, Davenport has accumulated 361 victories to just 135 losses for a winning percentage of .727.

Seven of the eight regional coaching staff selections were from the representing World Series institution, while Lock Haven, the 2009 National Champion, earned Coaching Staff of the Year honors from the NFCA.