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Head Coach

Lisa

Carey

2010 WASHBURNTM SOFTBALL

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2010 Lady Blues coaching staff

Head Coach

Lisa Carey

Eighth Season at Washburn • 213-165 (.563)

Lisa Carey, the all-time winingest

coach at Washburn,

begins her eighth season in the

Lady Blues’ dugout. She was

named the program’s 13th coach

Aug. 14, 2002 and has recorded

a 213-165 (.563) mark in the

Washburn dugout.

The former University of

Oklahoma three-time All-

American and National

Champion has led the Lady

Blues to two of the three NCAA

Division II tournament appearances in school history making

the trips in two of the last four seasons. In 2007, the Lady Blues

finished the season 29-28 falling in the second round of NCAA

postseason play.

During the 2006 season, Washburn was ranked as high as

No. 23 in the NFCA National Coaches Poll and received the

school’s second at-large bid to the NCAA National Tournament

on the heels of a 36-21 record.

In 2005, the Lady Blues under Carey received their first

national ranking in three seasons reaching as high as No. 23 in

the NFCA Coaches Poll.

In seven seasons, she has coached 48 Lady Blues to all-

MIAA honors, six all-region team selections, the 2007 MIAA

Freshman of the Year, the 2009 MIAA Most Valuable Player,

43 MIAA Academic Honor Roll award winners as well as an

ESPN The Magazine Academic all-district selection.

In her first season as the Lady Blues’ head coach, Carey

posted a 34-14 record and a second place finish in the MIAA

and a seventh place regional ranking.

Carey was the starting first baseman on Oklahoma’s 2000

National Championship and Big 12 Champ ionship teams as a

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Carey’s Career Coaching Record

Year Wins Losses Pct. Worth Noting

2003 34 14 .708 2nd place in the MIAA

2004 32 25 .561

2005 30 26 .536 Nationally ranked for first time since 2002

2006 36 21 .632 Received 2nd NCAA bid in school’s history

2007 30 20 .600 Finished third at MIAA Tournament

2008 29 28 .509 WU’s 3rd NCAA Tournament appearance

2009 22 31 .415 Reached MIAA Tournament

Totals 213 165 .563 • 69-57 (.548) in the MIAA

Milestone wins

1st win: 4-2 over Southwestern Oklahoma - 2/28/03

100th win: 3-2 over St. Cloud - 2/18/06

200th win: 1-0 over Missouri-S&T - 3/7/09

210th win: 6-3 over Missouri Southern (most wins at WU) - 3/11/09

Honors and Awards

Playing

• Three-time NCAA All-American at Oklahoma

• Starter on the Sooners’ 2000 National Championship team

• 2000 Big 12 Player of the Year

• Three Big 12 Championships

• Invited to 2006 USA Softball Olympic Team tryouts

While coaching

• 1 MIAA Freshman of the Year

• 1 MIAA Most Valuable Player of the Year

• 3 Lady Blues named First Team All-Region

• 4 Lady Blues named Second Team All-Region

• 10 Lady Blues named First Team All-MIAA

• 11 Lady Blues named Second Team All-MIAA

• 27 Lady Blues named Honorable Mention All-MIAA

• 43 All-MIAA Academic Honor Roll members

junior. That same season she was selected as the Big 12 Player

of the Year and First team All-America honors after leading the

Sooners in batting (.405), hits (90), home runs (20), RBI (77),

total bases (173) and slugging percentage (.779) in 74 games.

As a senior, Carey was named All-American for the third time

after leading the Sooners to the College World Series after batting

.400, scoring 50 runs with 76 hits in 59 games.

While at Oklahoma, Carey was a member of three Big 12

Championship teams. She also made her mark in the classroom

making the Big 12 all-academic team following her freshman,

junior and senior seasons and a member of the Dean’s Honor

Roll as a sophomore.

At Washburn Rural High School, she was a 1996 High School

All-American as a junior while hitting .478 with 10 doubles,

one triple, two home runs and 25 RBI. On the mound she was

48-3 with a 0.31 ERA and 130 strikeouts during her high school

career. During her four-year run for the Junior Blues, she was

87-4 winning the state championship as a sophomore.

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Carey’s Career Coaching Record vs All-Opponents

MIAA Opponents

Opponent W L

Central Missouri 9 9

Emporia State 4 22

Fort Hays State 13 4

Missouri Southern 13 5

Missouri Western 3 15

Nebraska-Omaha 5 3

Northwest Missouri 12 8

Pittsburg State 15 6

Southwest Baptist 15 1

Truman 8 12

Totals 97 85

Non-conference Opponents

Opponent W L

Abilene Christian 0 2

Adams State 0 1

Angelo State 1 4

Arkansas Tech 1 0

Arkansas-Monticello 1 1

Augustana 4 3

Baker 2 1

Bellevue 1 0

Bemidji State 3 0

Bendictine 3 1

Bethany 4 0

Bloomfield 1 0

Cal. State-Chico 0 1

Cal. State-Stanislaus 0 1

Cameron 0 2

Central Oklahoma 3 7

Opponent W L

Concordia-St. Paul 2 2

Dixe State (Utah) 0 3

Drury (Mo.) 1 0

East Central 1 2

East Stroudsburg 1 0

Eastern New Mexico 5 0

Evangel (Mo.) 0 1

Henderson State 0 1

Incarnate Word 0 1

Kutztown 1 0

Lewis 1 0

Lincoln 3 1

Mary 2 0

Mass-Lowell 3 0

Midwestern State 0 3

Minnesota-Crookston 1 0

Minnesota Duluth 2 1

Minnesota State 6 3

Missouri S&T 3 6

Missouri-St. Louis 3 0

New Mexico Highlands 1 0

North Dakota 2 0

North Dakota St. 1 1

Northeastern State 2 0

Northern Colorado 1 0

Oklahoma City 0 3

Oklahoma Panhandle 4 1

Ottawa 2 0

Ouachita Baptist 1 0

Pace 1 0

Park 6 2

Rollins 1 0

Opponent W L

South Dakota 1 1

South Dakota State 1 0

SIU-Edwardsville 0 2

Southern Indiana 1 0

Southern Nazarene 0 1

Southampton 1 0

Southeastern Oklahoma 1 3

Southern Arkansas 0 2

Southern Connecticut 1 0

Southwest Minnesota 0 1

Southwestern Oklahoma 8 0

St. Cloud State 2 1

St. Edward’s (Texas) 1 1

St. Gregory’s (Okla.) 0 3

St. Leo 0 1

St. Mary’s (Texas) 1 1

Texas A&M-Kingsville 0 2

Texas A&M-International 1 0

Tarleton State 1 2

Texas Woman’s 2 0

Univ. Sci. & Arts OK 2 0

Upper Iowa 3 1

Western New Mexico 0 2

Wayne St. (Mich.) 1 1

Wayne State (Neb.) 2 0

William Jewell (Mo.) 2 0

William Woods 1 0

Wisconsin-Parkside 1 0

Totals 116 80

Student Assistant Coach Maggie West

Maggie West enters her first season as a student assistant coach of the Lady Blues staff after wrapping

up a two-year career at Washburn. The Clay Center, Kan., native started 78 games in the outfield at

Washburn making 95 starts after transferring from Cloud County Community College. West recorded

55 hits with 43 coming as a senior en route to honorable mention all-MIAA honors. She also scored 17

runs with 17 RBI and 10 doubles.

She will graduate this spring with her degree in physical education.

Maggie West

Assistant Coach

Student Assistant Coach Dani White

Dani White begins her first season as a coach for the Lady Blues’ program after spending the last

five as an infielder at Washburn. White finished her career starting all 217 games of her career with a

career batting average of .324 with 217 hits, 51 doubles and 43 home runs. Her home run total is second

on the career chart at Washburn. She is the school’s all-time leader in putouts after playing the final

three seasons at first base. She was a two-time first team all-MIAA pick earning second team honors

as a sophomore. The Topeka native graduated last spring with a mass media degree and has returned to

school seeking a degree in education.

Dani White

Assistant Coach

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