Heather Stone enters her ninth season as Head Softball Coach at her alma mater Western Connecticut State University.
Last season, the Colonials finished at 31-13-1 overall and 10-4 in the Little East Conference. They made the program’s 11th appearance in the NCAA Championships, receiving an at-large berth to the Wellesley Regionals.
During Stone’s tenure, Western has now made three NCAA Championships appearances and were crowned ECAC New England Champions in her first season, 2007.
The Colonials have averaged 27.5 wins over the first eight seasons with Stone at the helm. The 2014 season was the 21st straight season of 20 or more wins for the program. It has now finished above .500 since 1992.