Montreat College
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Lee Swanson
Position: Head Coach
Years Coached: 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.


 2011 Softball Roster
Roster for 2011 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
RSTori ButlerFRP 5-7Trinity, NCTrinity High School
RSMaggie RogersJR3rd 5-3Oakboro, NCStanley CC
1Kristine ValdezSR2nd 5-2Othello, WAColumbia Basin College
2Emily RennerFRSS 5-8Greeneville, TNGreeneville High School
3Rachel StoweSRP/IF 5-5Belmont, NCSouth Point High School
5Jamie LokkenSRCF 5-7Kennewick, WAColumbia Basin College
6Allison CochranSOP/1B 5-6Canton, NCPisgah High School
7Priscilla SilvaJRSS 5-7Phoenix, AZCentral Arizona College
8Stephanie MorrisonSRC 5-10Davenport, WAColumbia Basin CC
9Brittany DraughnJROF 5-5Dobson, NCSurry Community College
10Nicole DenneySRP 5-2New Port Richey, FLCentral Florida CC
11Alecia RhinehartFRC/UT 5-5Waynesville, NCTuscola High School
16Morgan MillsSRDH/U 5-3Waynesville, NCTuscola High School
17Brenda BowenFRU 5-3Myrtle Beach, SC/Black Mtn, NCAsheville Christian Academy
19Jessica AllenSO1st 5-10Summerfield, NCNorthwest Guilford High School
22Sarah LimaJROF/U 5-2Pembroke Pines, FLHomeschool
24Ashley MyersJRC/3rd 5-5Winston-Salem, NCElon University
28Jennifer AderholdtFR2nd 5-2Lincolnton, NCLincoln Charter School
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