1989 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament

The 1989 NCAA Division I Softball Tournament was the eighth annual tournament to determine the national champion of NCAA women's collegiate softball. Held during May 1989, twenty Division I college softball teams contested the championship. The tournament featured eight regionals of either two or three teams, each in a double elimination format. The 1989 Women's College World Series was held in Sunnyvale, California from May 24 through May 28 and marked the conclusion of the 1989 NCAA Division I softball season. For the second consecutive year, UCLA won the championship by defeating Fresno State 1–0 in the final game.[1][2]

1989 NCAA Division I
Softball Tournament
Finals site
ChampionsUCLA (5th (6th overall) title)
Runner-upFresno State (5th WCWS Appearance)
Winning coachSharron Backus (5th (6th overall) title)

This was the last WCWS before it moved to its current home in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.



Women's College World Series


Game results


  First Round     Second Round     Third Round
  Winner's Bracket
  UCLA 3  
  South Carolina 0    
      UCLA 9  
      Cal Poly Pomona 0    
  Cal Poly Pomona 1          
  Oregon 0        
      UCLA 2
      Oklahoma State 1
  Arizona 125        
  Fresno State 0          
      Arizona 0    
      Oklahoma State 48  
  Oklahoma State 3    
  Toledo 1  
  Loser's Bracket
  South Carolina 0  
  Oregon 1     Arizona 4
    Oregon 0
  Fresno State 3  
  Toledo 0     Cal Poly Pomona 1
    Fresno State 5
  Semifinals     Finals     if needed
  Re-ordered Semi-finals
  UCLA 3      
  Arizona 0          
      UCLA 1    
      Fresno State 0  
  Oklahoma State 0    
  Fresno State 7  

Championship Game


School Top Batter Stats.
UCLA Bruins Lorraine Maynez (CF) 1-3 RBI 2B
Fresno State Bulldogs Shelly Stokes (C) 1-2 BB
UCLA Bruins Tiffany Boyd (W) 7.0300162425
Fresno State Bulldogs Carie Dever (L) 6.0511012223

All-Tournament Team

The following players were named to the All-Tournament Team[4]

PCarie DeverFresno State
Tiffany BoydUCLA
1BKerry DieneltUCLA
2BMissy PhillipsUCLA
3BJanice ParksUCLA
SSMartha NoffsingerFresno State
OFLorraine MaynezUCLA
Kristin GauthierArizona
Jill PolancoFresno State
CShelly StokesFresno State
ALNicki DennisArizona
Michele SmithOklahoma State

See also


  1. 2014 WCWS Records: 1980s Brackets/Rosters/Stats (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  2. 2014 WCWS Records: WCWS All-Time Results (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
  3. "1989 Women's Division I Softball College World Series Game 14". Ncaa.org. Retrieved 2018-06-08.
  4. 2014 WCWS Records: All-Time Tournament Records and Results (PDF). NCAA. p. 3. Retrieved May 13, 2015.
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