FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

July 19, 2012

 

MARIA MORIN STEPS DOWN FROM
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE SOFTBALL

Providence, RI—Rhode Island College Head Softball Coach Maria Morin is stepping down after 18 seasons guiding the Anchorwomen. In addition, Associate Head Coach Ken Stanley and Assistant Coach Kristen Norberg are also leaving the program.

 

A search for a new head coach will begin immediately.

 

 

 

 "This was a very difficult decision, but changes in my personal and professional life make it necessary for me to leave the RIC softball program. The program and all of the student-athletes I've coached in my career have meant the world to me and will always have a special place in my heart. Together, we accomplished so much and put Rhode Island College softball on the national stage. I am honored and privileged to have led this program for the past 18 years."

 

Morin has more wins than any other coach in Rhode Island College history, compiling a 458-257-4 career mark. She guided the Anchorwomen to five consecutive Little East Conference Regular Season Championships (2009, ’08, ’07, ’06, ’05) and four straight Little East Tournament Championships (2009, ’08, ’07, ’06). RIC made five NCAA Tournament appearances under her tutelage, reaching the National Championship Round in both 2007 and 2008, and won 20 or more games for 13 consecutive seasons from 1999-2011.

 

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