1987 NCAA Division I softball tournament

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1987 NCAA Division I
softball tournament
Finals site
ChampionsTexas A&M (2nd NCAA (3rd overall) title)
Runner-upUCLA (5th WCWS Appearance)
Winning coachBob Brock (2nd NCAA (3rd overall) title)

The 1987 NCAA Division I softball tournament was held in May as the conclusion of the 1987 NCAA Division I softball season. Sixteen Division I college softball teams competed in the NCAA tournament's first round, which consisted of eight regionals with two teams each. The winner of each region, a total of eight teams, advanced to the 1987 Women's College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The event, held from May 20 to 24, was the sixth NCAA-sponsored championship in the sport of college softball at the Division I level. Texas A&M won the championship by defeating UCLA 4–1 in the final game.[1][2]


Women's College World Series[edit]


Game results[edit]


Upper round 1Upper round 2Upper finalSemifinalsFinal
Arizona State0
Fresno State0
Texas A&M0
Cal State Fullerton3
Florida State0
Cal State Fullerton1Cal State Fullerton1
Texas A&M213
Texas A&M3
Central Michigan0
Lower round 1Lower round 2Texas A&M14
Cal State Fullerton2
Arizona State0Fresno State1
Texas A&M4
Fresno State3
Florida State0Central Michigan1
Central Michigan1

Game log[edit]

Date Game Winning team Score Losing team Notes
May 20 Game 1 UCLA 1–09 Arizona State
Game 2 Nebraska 1–0 Fresno State
May 21 Game 3 Cal State Fullerton 3–0 Florida State
Game 4 Texas A&M 3–0 Central Michigan
May 22 Game 5 Fresno State 3–0 Arizona State Arizona State eliminated
Game 6 Central Michigan 1–0 Florida State Florida State eliminated
Game 7 UCLA 3–0 Nebraska
Game 8 Texas A&M 2–113 Cal State Fullerton
May 23 Game 9 Nebraska 2–1 Central Michigan Central Michigan eliminated
Game 10 Cal State Fullerton 2–1 Fresno State Fresno State eliminated
Game 11 UCLA 1–0 Texas A&M
Game 12 Texas A&M 4–0 Nebraska Nebraska eliminated
Game 13 UCLA 1–0 Cal State Fullerton Cal State Fullerton eliminated
May 24 Game 14 Texas A&M 1–0 UCLA
Game 15 Texas A&M 4–1 UCLA Texas A&M wins WCWS

Championship Game[edit]


School Top Batter Stats.
Texas A&M Aggies Shawn Andaya (P) 1-3 2RBIs
UCLA Bruins Janice Parks (3B) 1-3 RBI K
School Pitcher IP H R ER BB SO AB BF
Texas A&M Aggies Shawn Andaya (W) 7.0 2 1 1 1 6 24 25
UCLA Bruins Michelle Phillips (L) 0.0 3 1 1 1 0 3 4
UCLA Bruins Samantha Ford 6.0 7 3 3 0 1 25 25

All-Tournament Team[edit]

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

Pos Name School
P Shawn Andaya Texas A&M
Lisa Longaker UCLA
1B Gena Strang Fresno State
2B Julie Smith Texas A&M
3B Janice Parks UCLA
SS Liz Mizera Texas A&M
OF Karen Walker UCLA
OF Sandra Arledge UCLA
OF Chenita Rogers Cal State Fullerton
C Kris Tipmore Central Michigan
AL Lisa Hankerd UCLA
Shauna Wattenberg UCLA

See also[edit]


  1. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: 1980s Brackets/Rosters/Stats (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
  2. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: WCWS All-Time Results (PDF). NCAA. Retrieved April 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "1987 Women's Division I Softball College World Series Game 15". Ncaa.org. Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved June 8, 2018.
  4. ^ 2014 WCWS Records: All-Time Tournament Records and Results (PDF). NCAA. p. 3. Retrieved April 20, 2015.