BANGOR, Maine - Husson University Director of Athletics Frank Pergolizzi is pleased to announce the appointment of alumnus Diann Ramsey '11, as the 14th head softball coach in program history.
"I am truly honored to have the opportunity to represent Husson Softball," remarked Ramsey. "I am very excited about what the future holds for us."
"We are thrilled to have Diann join Husson Athletics," said Pergolizzi. "Diann was a member of five different championship teams during her time at Husson. She brings a great deal of knowledge, intensity and passion to her position. We look forward to much success."
Ramsey arrived at Husson after spending the past eight seasons (2011-18) as the JV field hockey head coach and varsity field hockey assistant coach at Bangor High School. She also served as the Sluggers Baseball/Softball Training Facility's 18 and under head softball coach from 2017 and 2018.
Ramsey was a three-year letterwinner as an infielder on the Husson softball team from 2009-11 and a two-year letterwinner as a defender on the Husson field hockey team from 2009-10.
In 95 career games, she batted .319 (61-for-191) with 39 runs, 14 doubles, one triple, three home runs, 34 RBI and nine stolen bases.
Ramsey also posted a career .450 slugging percentage, a .394 on-base percentage, an .845 on-base plus slugging percentage, a .900 stealing percentage, and a .910 fielding percentage with 86 total bases and 18 extra-base hits.
In field hockey, Ramsey played in 32 games throughout her two years.
Off the diamond and the turf, she was named to the Spring North Atlantic Conference (NAC) All-Academic team in 2010 and 2011 and to the Fall NAC All-Academic team in 2009 and 2010.
During her career, Ramsey helped Husson field hockey and softball capture five NAC Championships (two field hockey and three softball), three NAC Softball Regular Season Crowns and five NCAA Tournament berths.
Ramsey earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Husson in 2011 and earned a Master of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology and Exercise Science from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2014.
A native of Otisfield, Maine, Ramsey attended Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School.
Husson University softball will open up their 43rd season during their spring break trip to Florida from March 11-15, 2019.