USD Softball 1999

Toreros Coaching Staff


LIN ADAMS, Head Coach

Sixth Season

Lin Adams is in her sixth season at the helm of the USO softball program after taking over head coaching duties on Aug. 25, 1993. Adams guided last year's team to a 31-28 record, marking her second winning campaign at USO. In her five year tenure, Adams has led the Toreros to three seasons of at least 25 wi ns, w ith last year's 3 1 victories a USO personal best. Adams' coaching career spans all three NCAA Div isions (I , II, 111). She owns a career record of 22 1-230- 1 with previous stints at Ch ico State and UC San Diego. Adams earned 1990 Coach of th e Yea r honors in the Northern Cali forn ia Athl etic Conference for Chico State. She inherited an 8-48 Wildcats team

and generated 19 victories the fo l– lowing season. Adams' also was co-head coac h at UC San Diego for two years leading the Tritons to a 67-1 9- 1 reco rd , two consecu ti ve NCAA to urnament appeara nces and a No. 2 rank ing in Division 111. The San Antoni o, Texas native obtai ned her bache lor's ( 1980) and master's degrees from Chico State. She also ho lds a doc- torate in Educational Admin istra- ti on frqm the University ofTexas.

Adams Record At USD Year Record Pct. 1998 31-28 .525 199 7 27-31 .465 1996 14-37 .275 1995 18-33 .353 1994 25-21 .543 Total 115-150 .434

1999 Torero Staffl-r: Steve Collo, Bill Corbett, Coach Lin Adams, Jennifer Milo

JENNIFER MILO, Assistant Coach

Second Season

Jennifer Mil o enters her sixth year w ith the USO Softball program, and second yea r as a coach. Milo graduated in 1997 from USO as the best player ever to play at the uni versity. Milo pl ayed in every inning and started in every game throughout her four year caree r and was honored by th e softball team at th e end of last season by having her #44 retired. Milo had a career batting average of .354 and led the team in batting in three out of her four years. Mil o batted .402 durin g her senior season and a lso led the team in hi ts wi th 70, RBI s w ith 40, doubl es w ith seven and total bases w ith 81 . She was named to the WISL A ll Tourney team during her sen ior and sophomore years. For her USO career, Jennifer started and played in 206 games, finish – ing with 223 hits in 629 at bats (.354 b.a.), 85 run s and 126 runs batted in.

BILL CORBETT Assistant Coach 3rd Season Bill Corbett is in hi s third season with the Torero softba ll program as the pitchi ng coach. Corbett spent 13 years coaching local travel teams and work– ing with indi vidual s in San Diego County. Eleven of hi s students have been named CIF Player of the Year and 23have been recipi en ts of stu dent-athl ete softbal l scholarships to colleges and un iversiti es th roughout the United States. Corbett

STEVE COLLO Assistant Coach 2nd Season Steve Co llo is in his second season with the Torero softbal l program. Coll o was an Ass istant Coach at La Costa Canyon High for two years as we ll as serving a two-year stint at San Dicgu ito High. He has also coached Under 18 and Under 16 cl ub softba ll teams in the area. Coll o is a former fastp itch softba ll player, playing on various club teams in the Los Angeles and Orange Cou nty areas fo r

twenty years. He also played at Cerritos Col lege where he received a degree. Co llo has been the owner of two Postal Annex stores for th e past six years. He is the father of three, including current Torero junior catcher, Shaunna.

also played fas tpitch softball for 17 years.

Corbett graduated from Amherst Coll ege in 1960. He served as a Intelli gence Spec ial ist in the U.S. Army fo r fo ur years in South Korea. Cur– rently, Corbett is the Chief Litigat ion Investigator for the City of San Diego and has hel d that position for 25 years.

1999 University of San Diego Toreros Women's Softball Media Guide

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