Montreat College
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Lee Swanson
Head Coach - 3rd Season
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Head Softball Coach Lee Swanson is entering his third year at Montreat and his eleventh year overall as a head coach. During his past two seasons here at Montreat, the softball team has finished 2nd in regular season conference both years and has also ended its season with a win/loss record of .500.   
Prior to coaching at Montreat, Coach Swanson was at the helm for Belmont Abbey (NCAA DII). While at Belmont Abbey, Swanson compiled many achievements.


    * 33-16 Conference Carolinas runner-up
    * Third in the Conference Carolinas, conference tournament
    * Most wins in school history
    * Three All-Region Players
    * Coached the Conference Carolinas, Player of the Year
    * Conference Coach of the Year for second straight year.

2003 - 2004

    * 26-20 record and the regular season runner-up in the Conference Carolinas Conference.
    * Won the conference tournament, earning a berth in the NCAA Regional Tournament.
    * First winning season ever in school history
    * First Conference Championship
    * First and only appearance in the NCAA tournament
    * Conference Carolinas, Coach of the Year

1998-2001 at Mount Mercy College

    * 1999 - Third in Regular Season
    * 2000 - Third in Regular Season
    * 2001 - Sixth in Regular Season

1996-98 at Brescia University

    * 1997- Regular Season Conference Champions,
    * 1997 - Tournament Conference Champions
    * 1997 - Regional Qualifier
    * 1998 - Regular Season Runner-Up
    * 1998 - Conference tournament Runner-Up
    * 1998 - Regional Qualifier 32-15

Coach Lee Swanson is a 1996 graduate of Clarke College. He graduated from Central DeWitt High School (DeWitt, IA) in 1986.

Coach Swanson and his wife Megan of twelve years, have three children: Easton (9), Nick (8), and Callie (4). His wife and children currently reside in Conrad, IA. His fourth child Abbie (23) resides in Charleston, SC.


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