ESPN’s Road to the Women’s College World Series Begins in Clearwater

Softball season is upon us, and the road to the 2019 Women’s College World Series on ESPN begins with the inaugural St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational Presented by Wilson. ESPN Events’ first owned and operated softball tournament will be held at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla., February 14-17, 2019. Of the 39 games that […]

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Packaged Deal Clinic Dates and Times Announced

The Packaged Deal is teaming up with the St. Pete | Clearwater Elite Invitational to bring softball players a one-of-a-kind softball clinic experience alongside one of college-softball’s top tournaments. Come refine your skills and be inspired by TPD, voted Flo Softball’s “Most Influential,” and watch your favorite softball teams on the field over. All registrants […]

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ESPN Announces Final Three Teams & Schedule For Invitational

ESPN Events Adds California, Minnesota and Ohio State to St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational Line-up The field is set for the inaugural St. Pete/Clearwater Elite invitational with the addition of California, Minnesota and Ohio State to complete the 16-team line-up, three teams that made post-season appearances during the 2018 campaign. The teams previously announced as participants […]

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ESPN EVENTS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL ELITE SOFTBALL INVITATIONAL IN CLEARWATER, FLORIDA

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, is adding an annual early-season softball event to its roster for the 2019 NCAA Division I Softball season with the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational. The invitational will take place February 14-17, at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla. “We are excited to expand ESPN’s commitment to NCAA […]

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Oregon hires Oklahoma’s Melyssa Lombardi as softball coach

July 9, 2018 Associated Press Oregon has hired Oklahoma associate head softball coach Melyssa Lombardi as head coach. Oklahoma made the announcement in a news release on Monday. Lombardi guided Oklahoma’s pitchers and catchers for the past 21 years and helped the Sooners win four national titles. She coached the Oklahoma battery to a combined […]

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Oregon coach Mike White accepting job at Texas

June 25, 2018 ESPN Oregon softball coach Mike White, whose team was the No. 1 seed in the 2018 NCAA tournament, has accepted a job as the head coach at Texas. White led the Ducks to five Women’s College World Series appearances and five Pac-12 titles in his nine seasons as head coach in Eugene. […]

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Right Down The Middle: Here’s Michele Smith’s Pitch On ESPN’s New Annual Early-Season Softball Event

OKLAHOMA CITY – ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, is adding an annual early-season softball event to its roster for the 2019 NCAA Division I Softball season with the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational. The invitational will take place Feb. 14-17, at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla. ESPN softball analyst and two-time Olympian Michele Smith, who […]

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