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Coach Diane Potter surrounded by softball team members

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Title:
Coach Diane Potter surrounded by softball team members
Description:
A photograph of Coach Diane Potter (in the middle) surrounded by student-athletes of Springfield College.
Date:
[1990?–2000?]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Springfield College Softball Team Papers
Subjects:
Springfield College
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Women
Springfield College--Softball
Potter, Diane L.
Group portraits
Softball
Athletes
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
Dr. Diane Potter was Springfield College’s first gymnastics and softball coach. She coached the women's softball team for an amazing 21 years. She formed an extramural squad of Softball at Springfield College softball program in the 1963-1964 academic school year, and it wasn't until the 1966-1967 season that the squad was recognized by Springfield College. From the bottom up, Coach Potter was considered to be a leading pioneer for softball in the New England area. She coached the softball team for twenty-one years, compiling a 227-123 record that includes four undefeated seasons. In 1989, she became the second woman inducted into the Springfield College Athletics Hall of Fame, and during that academic year, she served as the Springfield Distinguished Professor of Humanics.
Language:
English
Identifier:
softball-potter-players