1984 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament

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1984 NCAA Division I
Softball Tournament
Teams 16
Finals Site
Champions UCLA (2nd NCAA (3rd overall) WCWS title)
Runner-Up Texas A&M(2nd WCWS Appearance)
Winning coach Sharron Backus (2nd NCAA (3rd overall) WCWS title)

The 1984 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament was the third annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA women's collegiate softball for the 1984 NCAA Division I softball season. Held during May 1984, sixteen Division I college softball teams contested the NCAA tournament's first round. Featuring eight regionals with two teams each, the winner of each region, a total of eight teams, advanced to the 1984 Women's College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The 1984 Women's College World Series was the third NCAA-sponsored championship in the sport of college softball at the Division I level. The event was held in Omaha, Nebraska from May 23 through May 29 and marked the conclusion of the 1984 NCAA Division I softball season. UCLA won the championship by defeating Texas A&M 1–0 in the final game.[1][2]

Regionals[edit]

Women's College World Series[edit]

Participants[edit]

Game results[edit]

Bracket[edit]

  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
                           
  Winner's Bracket
  UCLA 6  
  Utah State 0    
      UCLA 19  
      Northwestern 0    
  Northwestern 1          
  Adelphi 0        
      UCLA 0
      Texas A&M 28
  Texas A&M 120        
  Cal Poly Pomona 0          
      Texas A&M 5    
      Nebraska 2  
  Nebraska 2    
  Fresno State 0  
  Loser's Bracket
  Utah State 0  
  Adelphi 1     Nebraska 2
    Adelphi 1
  Cal Poly Pomona 0  
  Fresno State 1     Northwestern 3
    Fresno State 0
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
                           
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
  Texas A&M 113       Texas A&M 0
  Northwestern 0           UCLA 113
      Texas A&M 0    
      UCLA 1  
  UCLA 18    
  Nebraska 0  

Game log[edit]

Date Game Winning team Score Losing team Notes
May 23 Game 1 UCLA 6–0 Utah State
Game 2 Northwestern 1–0 Adelphi
May 24 Game 3 Texas A&M 1–020 Cal Poly Pomona
May 25 Game 4 Nebraska 2–0 Fresno State
Game 5 Adelphi 1–0 Utah State Utah State eliminated
May 26 Game 6 Fresno State 1–012 Cal Poly Pomona Cal Poly Pomona eliminated
Game 7 UCLA 1–09 Northwestern
Game 8 Nebraska 5–2 Texas A&M
May 27 Game 9 Northwestern 3–08 Fresno State Fresno State eliminated
Game 10 Nebraska 2–1 Adelphi Adelphi eliminated
May 28 Game 11 Texas A&M 2–08 UCLA
Game 12 UCLA 1–08 Nebraska Nebraska eliminated
Game 13 Texas A&M 1–013 Northwestern Northwestern eliminated
May 29 Game 14 UCLA 1–0 Texas A&M
Game 15 UCLA 1–013 Texas A&M UCLA wins WCWS

Championship Game[edit]

[3]

School Top Batter Stats.
UCLA Bruins Tricia Ming (DP) 2-6 RBI HR
Texas A&M Aggies Pattie Holthaus (2B) 1-4
School Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO AB BF
UCLA Bruins Debbie Doom (W) 13.0 5 0 0 1 15 44 47
Texas A&M Aggies Yvette Lopez 2.0 2 0 0 0 1 8 9
Texas A&M Aggies Shawn Andaya (L) 10.1 5 1 1 1 3 36 39

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team[4]

Pos Name School
P Shawn Andaya Texas A&M
Debbie Doom UCLA
Lisa Ishikawa Northwestern
1B Denice Feldhaus Nebraska
2B Jennifer Simm UCLA
3B Anne Schroeder Nebraska
SS Leslie Rover UCLA
OF Peg Richardson Nebraska
Regina Dooley Adelphi
Josie Carter Texas A&M
C Gay McNutt Texas A&M
DH Tricia Mang UCLA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: 1980s Brackets/Rosters/Stats (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  2. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: WCWS All-Time Results (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved February 3, 2015.
  3. ^ "1984 Women's Division I Softball College World Series Game 15". Ncaa.org. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  4. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: All-Time Tournament Records and Results (PDF). NCAA. p. 2. Retrieved February 13, 2015.