1987 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament

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1987 NCAA Division I
Softball Tournament
Teams 8
WCWS Site Seymour Smith Park
Omaha, NE
Champions Texas A&M (2nd (3rd overall) title)
Runner-Up UCLA (5th WCWS Appearance)
Winning coach Bob Brock (2nd title)
NCAA Softball Tournaments
«1986  1988»

The 1987 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament was held in May as the conclusion of the 1987 NCAA Division I sofbtall season. Sixteen Division I college softball teams competed in the NCAA tournament's first round, which consisted of eight regionals with two teams each. The winner of each region, a total of eight teams, advanced to the 1987 Women's College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The event, held from May 20 to 24, was the sixth NCAA-sponsored championship in the sport of college softball at the Division I level. Texas A&M won the championship by defeating UCLA 4–1 in the final game.[1][2]


Women's College World Series[edit]


Game results[edit]


  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
  Winner's Bracket
   UCLA 19  
   Arizona State 0    
       UCLA 3  
       Nebraska 0    
   Nebraska 1          
   Fresno State 0        
       UCLA 1
       Texas A&M 0
   Cal State Fullerton 3        
   Florida State 0          
       Cal State Fullerton 1    
       Texas A&M 213  
   Texas A&M 3    
   Central Michigan 0  
  Loser's Bracket
   Arizona State 0  
   Fresno State 3      Cal State Fullerton 2
     Fresno State 1
   Florida State 0  
   Central Michigan 1      Nebraska 2
     Central Michigan 1
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
   UCLA 2        Texas A&M 4
   Cal State Fullerton 1            UCLA 1
       UCLA 0    
       Texas A&M 1  
   Texas A&M 4    
   Nebraska 0  

Game log[edit]

Date Game Winning team Score Losing team Notes
May 20 Game 1 UCLA 1–09 Arizona State
Game 2 Nebraska 1–0 Fresno State
May 21 Game 3 Cal State Fullerton 3–0 Florida State
Game 4 Texas A&M 3–0 Central Michigan
May 22 Game 5 Fresno State 3–0 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
Game 6 Central Michigan 1–0 Florida State Florida State eliminated
Game 7 UCLA 3–0 Nebraska
Game 8 Texas A&M 2–113 Cal State Fullerton
May 23 Game 9 Nebraska 2–1 Central Michigan Central Michigan eliminated
Game 10 Cal State Fullerton 2–1 Fresno State Fresno State eliminated
Game 11 UCLA 1–0 Texas A&M
Game 12 Texas A&M 4–0 Nebraska Nebraska eliminated
Game 13 UCLA 1–0 Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton eliminated
May 24 Game 14 Texas A&M 1–0 UCLA
Game 15 Texas A&M 4–1 UCLA Texas A&M wins WCWS

All-Tournament Team[edit]

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team[3]

Pos Name School
P Shawn Andaya Texas A&M
Lisa Longaker UCLA
1B Gena Strang Fresno State
2B Julie Smith Texas A&M
3B Janice Parks UCLA
SS Liz Mizera Texas A&M
OF Karen Walker UCLA
OF Sandra Arledge UCLA
OF Chenita Rogers Cal State Fullerton
C Kris Tipmore Central Michigan
AL Lisa Hankerd UCLA
Shauna Wattenberg UCLA

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: 1980s Brackets/Rosters/Stats (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: WCWS All-Time Results (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  3. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: All-Time Tournament Records and Results (PDF). NCAA. p. 3. Retrieved April 20, 2015.