USD Softball 1996

LIN ADAMS, Head Coach

Lin Adams begins her third season at the helm of the USD softball pro– gram. Adams was named head coach on Aug. 25 , 1993. Last year's team finished 18-

33 and had a third place finish in the Western Intercollegiate Softball League tournament. In Adams' first year, she led USD to a 25-21 record and its fifth consecutive twenty five-win season. Adams' coaching career spans all three NCAA Divisions (I, II, III). She owns a career record of149-133-l with previous stints at Chico State and UC

Adams has a .555 career winning

percentage. San Diego. Adams earned 1990 Coach of the Year honors in the North– ern California Athletic Conference for Chico State. She inherited an 8- 48 Wildcats team and generated 19 victories the following season. Adams' also was co-head coach at UC San Diego for two years leading the Tritons to a 67-19-1 record, two consecutive NCAA tournament ap– pearances and a No. 2 ranking in Division III.


The San Antonio, Texas native obtained her bachelor's (1980) and master's degrees from Chico State. She also holds a doctorate in Edu– cational Administration from the University of Texas.

Goodlett enter s her third season as assistant coach at USD. She previously served as Adams '

top assistant at Chico State and UCSD. Goodlett was a four-year starter at third base for UCSD (1984-88) and earned a Mathemat– ics degree in 1989. She is currently a graduate student at San Diego State working on her teaching cre– dential in Math and her Masters in Physical Education.

Adams Record At USD

Pct. .353 .543 .443

Record 18-33 25-21 43-54

Year 1995 1994 Total

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