1983 SOFTBALL
Hall of Fame Enshrinee Information

1983 SOFTBALL
TEAM

1983 Loras Softball Team

Inducted: 1994
Years at Loras: 1983
Sport: Softball
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/HONORS:
  • Members
    • Karen Boyd
    • Barb Priest
    • Denise Baggio
    • Sheryl Vrba
    • Joy McGraw
    • Jan Simmons
    • Jil Doty
    • Kim Avenarius
    • Colleen Ryan
    • Debbie Pogwizd
    • Pat Norberg
    • Sue Capell
    • Lynn Burke
    • Ann Huinker
    • Joyce Bonifas
    • Head Coach: Denise King
    • Asst. Coach: Tom Vath
  • In only the ninth year as an organized sport, the 1983 softball team set a model of success by finishing third in the nation at the 1983 NAIA National Tournament.
  • The team's season record of 31-10 is the best finish by any Loras softball team since its inception as a varsity sport in 1975.
  • Guided by all-American and individual Loras Hall of Famer Sheryl Vrba, the Duhawks set strikeout (177), earned run average (1.37) and shutouts (10) which still stand today.