Category: USSSA Women’s Major

2000 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

2000 held at Lexington, South Carolina.


Champion – ABP/Kinder/Sharks, Cincinnati, Ohio
Runner Up – Shooters/Miken, Orlando, Florida


Behind the big bats of Lynnie France and Lisa Sahchez, ABP/Kinder/Sharks defeated the Orlando Shooters 8-4 in the Championship. Mary Hoff pitched the victory for the Sharks.


  • MVP – Sherri Lynn France, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (9-18, 500, 1 HR, 14 RBI, 9 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Trish Fox, C&C Racing (13-18, 6 RBI, 11 Runs) – .722
  • HR Leader – Ameaka McDougle, Premier Motor Sports (8-17, .471, 6 RBI, 2 Runs) – 2
  • Defensive MVP – Theresa Hunt, Shooters
  • Offensive MVP – Lisa Sanchez, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (13-20, .650, 3 RBI, 10 Runs)

2000 ALL WORLD TEAM

Ameake McDougle, Premier Motor Sports (8-17, .471, 2 HR
Kathy Riley, Premier Motor Sports (7-14, .500)
Liana Antoni, Premier Motor Sports (6-12, .500)
Tammy Schondelmayer, Uniform Pro Mice (11-19, .579)
Karen Cella, Uniform Pro Mice (10-22, .474)
Lisa Stillato, Uniform Pro Mice (8-15, .533)
Anna Clements, Shooters/Miken (11-21, .524)
Tiffany Daniels, Shooters/Miken (13-2, .591, 10 RBI)
Kim King, Shooters/Miken (11-19, .579)
Shannon Ellingsworth, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (13-20, .650)
Mary Jane Ranz, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (12-19, .632)
Theresa Shephard, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (11-18, .611)
Laurie Shephard, Shooters/Miken (7-18, .389)
Mary Hoff, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (11-19, .579)
Patrice Detlie, ABP/Kinder/Sharks (6-15, .400)
Manager – Dave Schwark, ABP/Kinder/Sharks


FINAL STANDINGS

1. ABP/Kinder/Sharks, Cincinnati, OH (5-0)
2. Shooters/Miken, Orlando, FL (4-2)
3. Uniform Pro Mice, East Northport, NY (4-2)
4. Premier Motor Sports, Pittsboro, NC (2-2)
5t. C&C Racing (NC)
5t. Diamond Queens/TPS, Nashville, TN
7t. Close Encounters (MI)
7t. Super Sonics, Warner Robins, GA
9t. Michigan Elite (MI) (1-2)
9t. The Mob, Dallas, TX (1-2)
9t. Santa Monica Yankees, Poway, CA (1-2)
9t. Lady Zapp, Atlanta, GA (1-2)
13t. S&S/LeBleu (NC) (0-2)
13t. Dynamite Sports (TX) (0-2)
13t. Lakerettes, Conneaut Lake, PA (0-2)
13t. Minnesota Magic, Minneapolis, MN (0-2)

1999 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1999 held at Lexington, South Carolina.


Champion – Santa Monica Yankees, Poway, California
Runner Up – Orlando Shooters, Orlando, Florida


The roller coaster season for the Santa Monica Yankees ends with a 10-7 victory over the Orlando Shooters to capture the 1999 USSSA Women’s Class A World Series. The Yankees, based out of Southern California, with long time coach Jerry Cohen have played in all but two, USSSA Women’s World Series.

The Yankee’s third game put them against the number one ranked team Diamond Queens. In the third inning, down by one Diamond Queen’s Sue Koziol started the way for her team to score 5 runs. The 5 runs were not as costly to the Yankees as losing to injury third base Connie Tutaj. Top of the sixth, third base replacement, Robin Berkowitz, hits a 2 run triple igniting the Yankees to score 6 runs, to go ahead by 1. Diamond Queens were held in the sixth and seventh giving the Yankees a 12-10 victory.

In the winners final the Yankees went through the batting order scoring 6 runs in the fourth and again in the sixth to advance to the championship game over the Orlando Shooters 21-6.

Orlando Shooters were able to hold off a 5 run seventh inning run by third place finishers Supersonics Shooters, Tiffany Daniel’s 3 run double in the third was huge for their 6-5 victory.

In the championship game, Orlando Shooters’ Lisa Lines scores in the first to start the Shooters to a 7-1 victory forcing the “if” game.

The final game was definitely an exciting one. The Yankees came out swinging with Mel Reinard and Brandy Brandes scoring in the first inning. Yankees’ Brandy Brandes hit a 2 run triple in the second inning. Orlando Shooters answered back scoring 5 runs with 2 outs in the fourth. Shooters’ Kim King hit a 2 run double. Going into the seventh the scored was tied at 7. Yankees’ Aimee Reinard, Terri Sopko, and MVP Mary Hoff all scored giving them a 3 run cushion. With bases loaded Yankees’ Chris Wellendorf caught a long fly ball to end the game.

Orlando Shooters manager Gayle Burkhart, said they had a second place jinx all year. Meanwhile Yankees first year manager/coach Sean Melvin was in tears over their victory.


  • MVP – Mary Hoff, Santa Monica Yankees
  • Batting Leader – N/A
  • HR Leader – N/A
  • Defensive MVP – N/A
  • Offensive MVP – N/A

1999 ALL WORLD TEAM

Mary Hoff – Santa Monica Yankees
Manager – Sean Melvin, Santa Monica Yankees

The rest of the information is missing.


FINAL STANDINGS

1. Santa Monica Yankees, Poway, CA (5-1)
2. Orlando Shooters, Orlando, FL (5-2)
3. Super Sonics, Forsyth, GA (5-2)
4. Diamond Queens, Nashville, TN (3-2)
5t. Carolina Girls, Cary, NC (3-2)
5t. S&S/LeBlue/Lawrence Painting, Belews Creek, NC (3-2)
7t. Daddy’s Girls, Shelby, NB (2-2)
7t. Lithuanian Club, Rockford, IL (2-2)
9t. Lady Zapp, Atlanta, GA (1-2)
9t. McGlaughlin Oil, Columbus, OH (1-2)
9t. Taylor’s, Annapolis, MD (1-2)
9t. Michigan Elite, Inkster, MI (1-2)
13t. BAJB Texas Heat, Austin, TX (0-2)
13t. MN Magic, Minneapolis, MN (0-2)
13t. Close Encounters, Southfield, MI (0-2)
13t. Sunbelt Blaze, Cochran, GA (0-2)

1998 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1998 held at Cocoa, Florida.


Champion – UPI/Kinder, Baxter, Tennessee
Runner Up – Diamond Queens, Nashville, Tennessee


UPI picked up some of the Cannan’s Illusions player at the start of the season. The team looked like a powerhouse on paper, but in realty, it was an explosive year as the teams long rivalry never really meshed into one team. But, the talent was just to hard to over come. The Diamond Queens high spirited squad went through the tournament without a loss and stood waiting for an opponent in the championship game. UPI eliminated the Santa Monica Yankees and then in the first final defeated the Diamond Queens 17-3 to force the “if” game. With Mary Hoff on the mound, the UPI squad clinched the title with a 6-3 win over the Queens.


  • MVP – Allison Cole, UPI (17-26, .654, 10 RBI)
  • Batting Leader – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/Kinder (12-15, 3 HR, 15 RBI) -.800
  • HR Leader – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/Kinder (12-15, 15 RBI) -.800  – 3
  • HR Leader – Faye Cobb Bailey, Taylor’s (8-14, .571, 6 RBI) – 3
  • Defensive MVP – Patrice Detlie, Diamond Queens
  • Offensive MVP – Marie Pesch, UPI/Kinder (17-26, .654, 2 HR, 18 RBI)

1998 ALL WORLD TEAM

Connie Tutaj, Santa Monica Yankees (17-25, .680)
Shirley Moir, Santa Monica Yankees (19-27, .704)
Michelle Jackson, Santa Monica Yankees (16-23, .696, 16 RBI)
Kathy Warren, Shooters (11-17, .647)
Jackie Watkins, Diamond Queens (8-18, .444, 1 HR)
Kathie Mahoney, Diamond Queens (10-19, .526)
Patrice Detlie, Diamond Queens (10-17, .588)
Barbara Foxx, S&S/La Blue (11-16, .688)
Paula Vitulli, Fair Warning (9-14, .643)
Sherri Lynn France, UPI/Kinder (12-15, .800, 3 HR)
Allison Cole, UPI/Kinder (17-26, .654)
Kathy Riley, UPI/Kinder (15-25, .600)
Bev Lovett, UPI/Kinder (13-22, .591)
Marie Pesch, UPI/Kinder (17-26, .654, 2 HR)
Mary Hoff, UPI/Kinder (6-14, .429)
Manager – Don Kinder, UPI/Kinder
Manager – Ronnie Bennet, UPI/Kinder


FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 teams)

1. UPI/Kinder, Baxter, TN (6-1)
2. Diamond Queens, Nashville, TN (4-2)
3. Santa Monica Yankees, Poway, CA (5-2)
4. Shooters, Orlando, FL (4-2)

1997 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1997 held at Kalamazoo, Michigan.


Champion – Taylor’s, Glendale, Maryland
Runner Up – UPI/Kinder/TPS, Baxter, Tennessee


Taylor’s of Maryland came through the losers bracket and did what was though to be impossible, beat UPI/Kinder/TPS two times in a row to claim the title. UPI had beat Taylors 13-6 in the Winner’s Bracket final. Taylor’s then eliminated Carolina Rockets to gain the title berth. Taylor’s had an inning for the ages in the first final as they scored 17 runs on 14 hits and 3 walks to take a commanding lead. UPI came back as close to 22-18, but Taylors responded with 4 more runs to take the first final 26-18. The Final game was much of the same. Taylors jumped out to an 18-7 lead, then UPI chipped away until it was 18-15. Taylor’s held on with some great defense to defeat UPI 20-17 and claim the Women’s World Series title.


  • MVP – Robin Baxter, Taylor’s (12-17, .706)
  • Batting Leader – Heather McAdam, Uniform Pro Mice (12-15, 1 HR) – .800
  • Batting Leader – Cheryl Wojcik, Carolina Rockets (12-15) – .800
  • HR Leader – Bev Lovett, Cannan’s Illusions (11-20, .550) – 2
  • HR Leader – Lynnie France, UPI/Kinder/TPS (14-19, .737) – 2
  • HR Leader – Tracy Keefer, Carolina Rockets (21-27, .778) – 2
  • HR Leader – Karen Cella, Uniform Pro Mice (9-17, .529) – 2
  • HR Leader – Chris Hixon, Lady Zapp (11-18, .611) – 2
  • Defensive MVP – Paige Nichols, Taylor’s
  • Offensive MVP – Michelle Thompson, UPI/Kinder/TPS (13-18 .722)

1997 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Lois Buckmaster, Taylor’s (10-20, .500)
C – Cheryl Wojcik, Carolina Rockets (12-15, .800)
C – Sharon Dudley, Taylor’s (12-20, .600)
1B – Carolyn Fierro, UPI/Kinder/TPS (12-17, .706)
2B – Theresa Ruby, UPI/Kinder/TPS (8-16, .500)
3B – Robin Baxter, Taylor’s (12-17, .706)
3B – Tracy Kee, Carolina Rockets (17-22, .773)
SS – Tracy Keefer, Carolina Rockets (21-27, .778, 2 HR)
OF – Nancy Archer, Taylor’s (15-23, .652)
OF – Kathy Riley, Cannan’s Illusions (15-19, .789)
OF – Kayla Miller, Cannan’s Illusions (11-16, .688)
OF – Heather McAdam, Uniform Pro Mice (12-15, .800, 1 HR)
OF – Lynnie France, UPI/Kinder/TPS (14-19, .737, 2 HR)
OF – Michelle Thompson, UPI/Kinder/TPS (13-18, .722)
OF – Paige Nichols, Taylor’s (12-21, .571)
OF – Allison Cole, UPI/Kinder/TPS (12-18, .667)
Manager – Annette Summers, Taylor’s


OTHERS:
Pam Nelson, McLaughlin’s Oil (11-13) – .846
Lori Erpenbeck, Cannan’s Illusions (13-19, .684)
Marie Pesch, Cannan’s Illusions (11-19, .579, 1 HR)
Bev Lovett, Cannan’s Illusions (11-20, .550, 2 HR)
Sandy MaderCannan’s Illusions (11-20, .550)
Leslie Kantor, Carolina Rockets (13-25, .520, 1 HR)


FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 teams)

1. Taylor’s, Glendale, MD (6-1)
2. UPI/Kinder/TPS, Baxter, TN (4-2)
3. Carolina Rockets, Archdale, NC (4-2)
4. Cannan’s Illusions/TPS, San Antonio, TX (3-2)
5t. Uniform Pro Mice, East Northport, NY (3-2)

1996 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1996 held at Lexington, South Carolina.


Champion – Cannan’s Illusion/TPS, San Antonio, Texas
Runner Up – UPI/Kinder/TPS, Baxter, Tennessee


Lisa Sanchez hit a bases clearing double in the top of the 6th inning of the final Championship to give Cannan’s a 10-8 lead and then Cannan’s scored another run in the 7th to make the final 11-8.


  • MVP – Lisa Sanchez, Cannan’s (11-24, .458, 11 RBI)
  • Batting Leader – Bev Lovett, Cannan’s (15-20, .2 HR, 13 RBI, 9 Runs)  – .750
  • HR Leader – Marie Pesch, Cannan’s (11-18, .611, 10 RBI, 12 Runs) – 2
  • HR Leader – Sherri Lynn France, UPI (9-16, .562, 11 RBI, 10 Runs) – 2
  • HR Leader – Bev Lovett, Cannan’s (15-20, .750, 13 RBI, 9 Runs) – 2
  • HR Leader – Faye Smith, Leaverne’s (11-21, .524, 13 RBI, 11 Runs) – 2
  • HR Leader – Traci Ferguson, Yankees (7-12, .583, 5 RBI, 5 Runs) – 2
  • Defensive MVP – Michelle Thompson, UPI/Kinder/TPS
  • Offensive MVP – Bev Lovett, Cannan’s (15-20, .750, 2 HR, 13 RBI, 9 Runs)

1996 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Charlotte Cates, UPI/Kinder/TPS (12-21, .571, 16 RBI)
P – Maria Eckhof, Leaverne’s Road Runners (12-23, .522)
C – Marie Pesch, Cannan’s Illusion/TPS (11-18, .611, 2 HR)
C – Barbara Foxx, Leaverne’s Road Runners (12-22, .545)
1B – Traci Ferguson, Santa Monica Yankees (7-12, .583, 2 HR)
2B – Theresa Shephard, Cannan’s Illusion/TPS (12-21, .571)
3B – Sandy Mader, Cannan’s Illusion/TPS (15-28, .536, 1 HR)
3B – Faye Smith, Leaverne’s Road Runners (11-21, .524, 2 HR)
SS – Lisa Sanchez, Cannan’s Illusion/TPS (11-24, .458)
SS – Sue Koziol, UPI/Kinder/TPS (9-12, .750)
SS – Julie Standering, Mizuno/Minnesota Thunder Boltz (13-24, .542)
OF – Bev Lovett, Cannan’s Illusion/TPS (15-20, .750, 2 HR)
OF – Mitzi Davis, Cannan’s Illusion/TPS (17-28, .607)
OF – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/Kinder/TPS (9-16, .562, 2 HR)
OF – Michelle Thompson, UPI/Kinder/TPS (16-23, .696)
OF – Karen Baker, UPI/Kinder/TPS (10-19, .526)
OF – Patrice Detlie, Mizuno/Minnesota Thunder Boltz (10-17, .588)
OF – Mary Jane Ranz, Empress Chili/TPS (8-11, .727)
Manager – Sherri Pickard, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS


FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 teams)

1. Cannan’s Illusions/TPS, San Antonio, TX (6-1)
2. UPI/TPS/Steele’s, Baxter, TN (4-2)
3. Leaverne’s Road Runners, Greensboro, NC (5-2)
4. Mizuno/Minnesota Thunderboltz, Lakeville, MN (4-2)
5t. Empress Chili/TPS, Cincinnati, OH (2-2)
5t. Santa Monica Yankees, Santa Monica, CA (2-2)

1995 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1995 held at Lexington, South Carolina.


Champion – UPI/TPS, Nashville, Tennessee
Runner Up – Empress Chili, Cincinnati, Ohio


Empress Chili only lost to one team in this tournament, but it happened to be the champion, UPI/TPS. After UPI beat Empress the first time, The Cincinnati team defeated Cannan’s Illusions 11-9 to advance to the finals. Then once again, UPI defeated Empress, this time by a 13-6 score.


  • MVP – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/TPS (14-18, .778, 3 HR, 13 RBI, 9 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/TPS – .778
  • HR Leader – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/TPS – 3
  • Defensive MVP – Brenda Ryan, Empress Chili
  • Offensive MVP – Sherri Lynn France, UPI/TPS (14-18, .778, 3 HR, 13 RBI, 9 Runs)

1995 ALL WORLD TEAM

Carolyn Fiero, UPI/TPS (9-19, .472)
Lisa Davidson, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (9-17, .529)
Theresa Shephard, Empress Chili/TPS (12-23, .522)
Tammy Newman, Virginia Belles/Cavalier AC (9-17, .529)
Sandy Mader, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (13-20, .650)
Kim Edmundson, Leaverne’s Road Runners (6-11, .545)
Tricia Elliott, Pro Sport (10-18, .556)
Karen Baker, UPI/TPS (9-13, .692)
Sherri Lynn France, UPI/TPS (14-18, .778, 3 HR)
Michelle Thompson, UPI/TPS (10-17, .588)
Tammy Talley, Virginia Belles/Cavalier AC (10-17, .588)
Mary Jane Ranz, Empress Chili/TPS (13-25, .520)
Monique Wolfe, UPI/TPS (10-17, .588)
Janet Anderson, Empress Chili/TPS (7-19, .368)
Marie Pesch, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (10-17, .588, 1 HR)
Charlotte Cates, UPI/TPS (5-18, .278)
Brenda Ryan, Empress Chili/TPS (11-26, .423,1 HR)
Manager – Ronnie Bennett, UPI/TPS

OTHERS:

Sue Koziol, UPI/TPS (11-20, .550, 1 HR, 13 RBI)
Allison Cole, UPI/TPS (11-21, .524, 11 RBI)


FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 teams)

1. UPI/TPS, Nashville, TN (5-0)
2. Empress Chili/TPS, Cincinnati, OH (5-2)
3. Cannan’s Illusions/TPS, San Antonio, TX (3-2)
4. Virginia Belles/Cavalier AC, Chesterfield, VA (4-2)
5t. Leaverne’s Road Runners, Pinehurst, NC (2-2)

1994 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1994 held at Salem, Virginia.


Champion – Cannan’s Illusion, San Antonio, Texas
Runner Up – Papa John’s, Louisville, Kentucky


Cannan’s Illusions, after a tough runnerup finish last year, won the Championship this year with a 7-3 title game victory. Sandy Mader’s 3 hits each drove in a run to lead the Cannan’s offense. Everyone in attendance was waiting for the big matchup between Cannan’s and Lady Blue for the Championship, but that never materialized. Cannan’s played Lady Blue in the semi-final of the winner’s bracket and smoked them 20-3. Lady Blue dropped down to the Loser’s Bracket and had to watch as Papa John’s caught fire and eliminated Empress Chili 7-6 and then upset Lady Blue 10-9 and then Leaverne’s Roadrunners in the lowers bracket finals 6-3 to make it to the finals.


  • MVP – Sandy Mader, Cannan’s Illusions (10-18, .556, 6 RBI, 6 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Teresa Held, Spooks (10-15, 6 Runs) – .667
  • HR Leader – Marie Eckoff, Cannan’s Illusions (5-13, .385, 5 Runs) – 1
  • HR Leader – Sue Kozoil, Lady Blue – (11-20, .550, 4 Runs) – 1
  • HR Leader – Shannon Ellingsworth, Papa Johns (15-32, .469, 7 Runs) – 1
  • HR Leader – Trish Fox, Leaverne’s Roadrunners (8-17, .471, 3 Runs) – 1
  • HR Leader – Pat Burns, Spooks (6-11, .545, 2 Runs) – 1
  • HR Leader – Denise Day, Lady Blue/TPS (8-21, .381, 6 Runs) – 1
  • HR Leader – Kim Edmondson, Leaverne’s Roadrunners (5-18, .278, 8 Runs) – 1
  • Defensive MVP – Laura Troutman, Papa Johns
  • Offensive MVP – Allison Cole, Lady Blue/TPS (13-21, .619, 6 Runs)

1994 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Marie Eckoff, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (5-13, .385, 1 HR)
P – Shiela Gilmore, Papa Johns (12-29, .414)
C – Deborah Bell, Leaverne’s Roadrunners (
1B – Lori Erpenbeck, Lady Blue/TPS (9-15, .600)
1B – Laura Troutman, Papa Johns (14-27, .519)
1B -Barb Lindgren, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (7-16, .438)
2B – Shannon Ellingsworth, Papa John’s (15-32, .469, 1 HR)
2B – Mayre Tames, Lady Cougars (
3B – Sandy Mader, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (10-18, .556)
3B – Faye Smith, Leaverne’s Roadrunners (
SS – Jolanda Clayton, Leaverne’s Roadrunners (
SS – Andrea Wadsworth, Papa Johns (15-31, .484)
SS – Sue Koziol, Lady Blue/TPS (11-20, .550, 1 HR)
OF – Tina May, Empress Chile/TPS (
OF -Trisha Fox, Leaverne’s Roadrunners (8-17, .471)
OF -Tammi Terrel, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (7-14, .500)
OF -Allison Cole, Lady Blue/TPS (13-21, .619)
OF -Kathy Riley, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS (7-16, .438)
Manager – Al Campbell, Cannan’s Illusions/TPS

FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 teams)

1. Cannan’s Illusions/TPS, San Antonio, TX (5-0)
2. Papa John’s, Louisville, KY (6-2)
3. Leaverne’s Road Runners, Pinehurst, NC (3-2)
4. Lady Blue/TPS,Dearborn, MI (3-2)
5t. Empress Chili/TPS, Cincinnati, OH (2-2)

1993 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1993 held at Rockford, Illinois.


Champion – Lady Blue, Plymouth, Michigan (39-6)
Runner Up – Cannan’s Illusion, San Antonio, Texas


Lady Blue exploded for 15 runs in the second inning of the Championship game to capture the title with a 23-2 victory. They outscored their opponents 70-9 in their 5 game undefeated run.


  • MVP – Meme Vincl, Lady Blue (13-18, .722, 11 RBI, 11 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Sue Kozoil, Lady Blue (16-20, 1 HR, 12 RBI, 8 Runs) – .800
  • HR Leader – Marie Pesch, Cannan’s (13-24, .542, 12 RBI, 12 Runs) – 4
  • Defensive MVP – Allison Cole, Lady Blue
  • Offensive MVP – Marie Pesch, Cannan’s (13-24, .542, 4 HR, 12 RBI, 12 Runs)

1993 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Mary Hoff, Lady Blue (5-13, .385)
P – Mitzi Davis, Cannan’s Illusions (13-23, .565)
C – Marie Pesch, Cannan’s Illusions (13-24, .542, 4 HR)
EH – Darlene Lowrey, Salem Hawks (13-18, .772, 3 HR)
EH – Laura Troutman, Lady Blue (12-18, .667)
1B – Lori Erpenbeck, Salem Hawks (9-15, .600, 3 HR)
2B – Jeannine Murray, Richmod Rallys (7-15, .467)
3B – Tracy Keefer, Lady Blue (10-16, .625)
3B – Theresa Shephard, Empress Chili (9-16, .563)
3B – Sandy Mader, Cannan’s Illusions (12-23, .522)
SS – Sue Koziol, Lady Blue (16-20, .800, 1 HR)
SS – Trina Hertzog, Salem Hawks (10-21, .476)
OF – Allison Cole, Lady Blue (9-19, .474)
OF – Meme Vencl, Lady Blue (13-18, .722)
OF – Tracey Kruger, Spooks (5-14, .357, 1 HR)
OF – Theresa Hirschauer, Empress Chili (10-18, .556)
OF – Brenda Ryan, Empress Chili (10-18, .556)
OF – Lynnie France, Salem Hawks (8-18, .444, 2 HR)
OF – Cynthia Bruner, Cannan’s Illusions (12-19, .632)
OF – Stephanie Broden, Cannan’s Illusions (13-22, .591)
Manager – Al Campbell, Lady Blue

FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 teams)

1. Lady Blue, Plymouth, MI (5-0)
2. Cannan’s Illusions, San Antonio, TX (7-2)
3. Salem Hawks/TPS, Commerce Township, MI (3-2)
4. Empress Chili, Cincinnati, OH (3-2)

1992 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1992 held at Garland, Texas.


Champion – Lady Blue, Plymouth, Michigan (40-3)
Runner Up – Salem Hawks, Bellville, Illinois


Sue Kozoil was named MVP for the third time in her illustrious career as she led Lady Blue to the World Series title. She has the second highest batting average and was the co-HR leader as well. She went 3-4 in the Championship game as Lady Blue rolled to a 15-3 win. Lady Blue defeated Cannan’s Illusions in the winners bracket final 10-5 (Kozoil was 3-3 with 5 RBI) and then the Salem Hawks eliminated Cannan’s Illusions in the losers bracket final 13-12. Lady Blue ended the season with a 40-3 record and also a 32 game winning streak.


  • MVP – Sue Kozoil, Lady Blue (13-18, .722, 5 HR, 13 RBI, 11 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Venisa Dinius, Spooks (13-17, 3 RBI, 5 Runs) – .765
  • HR Leader – Sue Kozoil, Lady Blue – 5
  • HR Leader – Sherri Lynn France, Hawks (11-18, .611, 12 RBI, 9 Runs) – 5
  • Defensive MVP – Trina Hertzog, Salem Hawks
  • Offensive MVP – N/A

1992 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Mary Hoff, Lady Blue (10-14, .714, 1 HR)
P – Jackie McCarver, Mr. A’s Express (8-14, .571, 2 HR)
P – Mitzi Davis, Cannan’s Illusions (10-16, .625)
C – Marie Pesch, Cannan’s Illusions (8-17, .471, 2 HR)
1B – Lori Ergenbeck, Salem Hawks (10-23, .435, 3 HR)
2B – Sue Wehrman, Salem Hawks (8-18, .444)
3B – Julie Shackleford, Salem Hawks (11-22, .500)
SS – Sue Kozoil, Lady Blue (13-18, .722, 5 HR)
SS – Shelly Cummins, Auto Body Parts (14-23, .609)
SS – Trina Hertzog, Salem Hawks (12-22, .545)
OF – Andy Anthony, Auto Body Parts (12-21, .571)
OF – Sherri Lynn France, Salem Hawks (11-18, .611, 5 HR)
OF – Venisa Dinius, Spooks (13-17, .765)
OF – Allison Cole, Lady Blue (10-16, .625, 1 HR)
OF – Denise Day, Lady Blue (9-17, .529, 1 HR)
OF – Kathy Riley, Cannan’s Illusions (11-18, .611, 1 HR)
OF – Meme Vencl, Lady Blue (7-17, .412)
Manager – Al Campbell, Lady Blue

FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete)

1. Lady Blue, Plymouth, MI
2. Salem Hawks, Bellville, IL
3. Cannan’s Illusions, San Antonio, TX

1991 USSSA Women’s Major Slow Pitch World Series

1991 held at Concord, California.


Champion – Lady Blue, Carrollton, Texas (60-8)
Runner Up – Salem Hawks, Bellville, Illinois


Pitcher Mary Hoff cemented her MVP award by going 2-3 with 2 HR and 5 RBI in the championship game. She pitched the 16-14 victory. Leslie Kanter and Anna Clements were both 3-4 for the Lady Blue squad. Sue Kozoil smashed a HR and had 4 RBI. For the Hawks, Lori Ergenbeck was 3-4, with 2 HR and 6 RBI. Manager Al Campbell won his 5th USSSA World Series title.


  • MVP – Mary Hoff, Lady Blue (11-21, .524, 5 HR, 10 RBI, 11 Runs)
  • Batting Leader – Lori Ergenbeck, Salem Hawks (11-15, 6 HR, 16 RBI, 10 Runs) – .733
  • HR Leader – Denise Day, Lady Blue (12-23, .522, 12 RBI, 11 Runs)  – 9
  • Defensive MVP – Gina Vitale, Salem Hawks
  • Offensive MVP – Lori Ergenbeck, Salem Hawks (11-15, .733, 6 HR, 16 RBI, 10 Runs)

1991 ALL WORLD TEAM

P – Mary Hoff, Lady Blue
C – Janet Dial, Mr. A’s Express
AH – Fran Nicholson, Mich
AH – Sue Day, Mr. A’s Express
AH – Lori Erpenbeck, Salem Hawks
1B – Jeril Junker, Auto Body Panels
2B – Leslie Kanter, Lady Blue
3B – Denise Day, Lady Blue
SS – Deanna Darrell, Empre
SS – Trina Hertzog, Salem Hawks
SS – Sue Koziol, Lady Blue
OF – Laura Troutman, Auto Body Panels
OF – Andy Auto Body Panels
OF – Allison Cole, Lady Blue
OF – Gina Vitale, Salem Hawks
Manager – Al Campbell, Lady Blue

FINAL STANDINGS (Incomplete – 16 Teams)

1. Lady Blue, Carrollton, TX (5-0)
2. Salem Hawks Softball, Belleville, MI (4-2)
3. Auto Body Panels, Cincinnati, OH (4-2)
4. Mr A’s Express, Sacramento, CA (4-2)
5t. Empress Chili, Cincinnati, OH (2-2)