William Carey
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WendyHogue
Head Coach
10th Season
Wendy Hogue is set to begin her tenth season at the reigns of the Lady Crusader softball program.  During her time at WCU, Hogue has built the Lady Crusaders into a national power. The Lady Crusaders have captured two Gulf Coast Athletic Conference titles, two Southern States Athletic Conference West Division Regular Season titles, a Southern States Athletic Confernce overall title, have appeared in five  NAIA National Tournaments, and she has coached nine All Americans.
 
Last season WCU finished with a record of 34-18 and just missed making a 6th straight appearance in the NAIA National Tournament.

 

Hogue was named GCAC Coach of the Year in 2009, SSAC Coach of the Year in 2011, and NFCA East Region Coaching Staff of the Year in 2009, 2011, and 2012.   

       

Hogue first arrived at Carey in 1995 and played on the inaugural team under current Baylor head coach Glenn Moore. While at Carey, Hogue excelled on the field and in the classroom and was the recipient of numerous awards for both.  Hogue graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1998 with a Bachelors of Science in Education. In 2008 she earned her Masters Degree in education as well.

    

Hogue's coaching career began as an assistant coach for slow-pitch softball in 1998 at Petal High School. In 2000, Hogue became the first head coach for fast pitch softball at Petal. In her five years with the Lady Panthers, her teams reached the playoffs each year and won two district titles.

   

   
Wendy has been married for twelve years to Eric and they have two children, Kinley Grace 9) and Keaton (2).

 

The Hogue Record:

   

Year
 
Wins
Losses
Win %
   
2005
 
14
24
36.8 %
   
2006
 
21
21
50.0%
   
2007
 
21
22
48.8%
   
2008
 %
40
14
74.1 %
   
2009
 % $
42
7
85.7%
   
2010
  % # ^
45
15
75.0 %
   
2011
 % ^ @
54
8
87.1 %
   
2012 %^+* 50 11 82.0 %    
2013   34 18 65.4%    
Overall
 
321
140 69.6%    
             

   

NAIA National Championship Appearance %
GCAC Championship $
GCAC Tournament Championship #
NAIA Tournament Pool Champs ^
SSAC West Division Champs @
SSAC Champions +
SSAC Regular Season Champions *
   

 

 
 
 
 
Roster
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
1Meghan MaddoxSOPR/R Waveland, MSBay High School
2Caitlin BeechFRIFR/R Pass Christian, Miss.Pass Christian H. S.
3Hannah Cook-KelleyJROFR/R Phoenix, AZShadow Mountain H. S.
4Jasmine ShelbySRIFR/R Gulfport, MSHarrison Central High School
5Sarah BeckmanSRIFR/R Meridian, MSClarkdale High School
6Lauren LittleSOIFR/R Raleigh, MSRaleigh High School
7Janessa DedeauxSRCR/R Poplarville, MSPearl River C.C.
8Lauren RussellSOUTR/R Denham Springs, LADenham Springs High School
10Brittany LeBlancJRPR/R Maurice, La.Pearl River C.C.
11Lindsey WebbJROFR/R Vancleave, MSVancleave H. S.
12Brooklyn GuillotSOPR/R Port Allen, La.LSU-Eunice
13Ramsi DykesJROFL/L Collins, MSPresbyterian Christian
14Briana BassFRIFR/R McComb, Miss.Parklane Academy
15Relanda McFarlandJROFL/R Shubuta, Miss.Jones County Junior College
17Kayla ByrdJROFR/R Monticello, MSLawerence Co. High School
20Tiffany De VoreFRUTR/R Picayune, Miss.Picayune Memorial H.S.
22Katy WhiteSROFL/R Wiggins, MSMississippi Gulf Coast C.C.
23Lindsey RoweSOIFR/R Madison, MSMadison Central H.S.
24Maggie PaulkSOUTR/R McComb, MSParklane Academy
25Caroline WalkerJRIFL/R Woodville, Miss.Southern Mississippi
27Brittany LangSOPR/R Biloxi, MSBiloxi High School
32Megan MonkJRCR/R Denham Spirngs, LADenham Springs H. S.
Wendy Hogue - Head Coach - 10th season
Craig Fletcher - Assistant Coach - 8th season
Chase Coleman - Volunteer Assistant Coach - 5th season
Alyssa Boutwell - Grad Assistant - 2nd season
 
 
Softball
Overall Conf. Streak
52-12 21-7 Lost 1
 
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