Ninemire Honored With Coaches Award
Nov. 28, 2000
San Antonio, TX - California Golden Bear head softball coach Diane Ninemire will be presented an Easton Victory Club award on November 30, in San Antonio, TX. The award is in honor of Ninemire's recent accomplishment of winning her 500th game.
In her 14 seasons as the head coach at Cal, Ninemire has a record of 543-299. In addition to her impressive record, Ninemire has led her team to 13 regionals and four College World Series, finishing as high as No. 3 in the final 1992 rankings.
The 1991 Pac-10 Coach of the Year, she led Cal to a fifth-place ties in the CWS in both 1992 and '96. In 1999, Ninemire guided the Bears to a school-record 51 wins, a tie for third in the CWS and a No. 4 final ranking. Last season, she led Cal to 49 more wins and another CWS, finishing No. 7 overall.