|El Paso||18-10||.643||23-25||.479||8.0||14-2||6-9||3-14||Won 1|
|Western Texas||12-16||.429||25-37||.403||14.0||10-10||7-13||8-14||Lost 4|
|Frank Phillips||2-26||.071||2-45||.043||24.0||1-26||1-19||0-0||Lost 10|
By: Alana Rowland (Odessa College Sports Information Director)
Last weekend, the Odessa College Softball coaching staff was presented with their recognition plaques at the 2014 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Convention. Head Coach, Joel Prickett, received his 500th win plaque at the "Easton Victory Luncheon" and Assistant Coach, Karina Cannon, received her recognition plaque at the "NFCA Coaching Staff of the Year Brunch."
Courtesy of Darin Allred, NCTC Public Relations
Some of softball's biggest stars came to North Central Texas College in Gainesville on Saturday to honor four young women who lost their lives in a bus accident, to offer support for families and the Lady Lions softball team and raise money for a recently-established scholarship.
Some of the biggest names in women's fastpitch softball will join former North Central Texas College softball players in raising money for a scholarship to honor four Lady Lion players who were killed in a bus accident in September.
Olympians Jennie Finch, Danielle Lawrie and Lauren Lappin will serve as guest coaches at the NCTC Softball Alumni Game on Nov. 15 at Darwin Field in Gainesville. Also schedule to appear is former University of Texas standout and Team USA member Taylor Hoagland.
The hearts of the Region 5 and NJCAA community are saddened to learn about the tragic bus accident involving the North Central Texas College softball team Friday night as they were returning to Gainesville following a scrimmage against Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Okla.
Thanks to Alana Rowland of Odessa College for this report
Karina Cannon is beginning her third year as the assistant coach at Odessa College. After two successful seasons assisting Coach Prickett in achieving two Region 5 West Championships, a 5th place finish at the NJCAA National Tournament in 2014 and honored the NJCAA West Region Coaching staff of the year in 2013.