2022 St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational Team Announced

The St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational presented by Wilson has unveiled 15 teams participating in the 2022 edition of the event. The invitational will take place February 17-20, 2022 at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Florida. Participating teams include the following: • Auburn • Clemson • Florida State • LSU • Michigan • Northwestern […]

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2021 St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational Presented by Wilson Cancelled

ESPN Events issued the following statement today: “Given the current challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the St. Pete Clearwater Elite Invitational Presented by Wilson will not be held in 2021. We look forward to resuming the tournament in 2022.” This decision was made after many discussions with the City of Clearwater and CVB and not […]

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ESPN EVENTS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL ELITE SOFTBALL INVITATIONAL IN CLEARWATER, FLORIDA

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, is adding an annual early-season softball event to its roster for the 2019 NCAA Division I Softball season with the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational. The invitational will take place February 14-17, at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla. “We are excited to expand ESPN’s commitment to NCAA […]

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Oregon hires Oklahoma’s Melyssa Lombardi as softball coach

July 9, 2018 Associated Press Oregon has hired Oklahoma associate head softball coach Melyssa Lombardi as head coach. Oklahoma made the announcement in a news release on Monday. Lombardi guided Oklahoma’s pitchers and catchers for the past 21 years and helped the Sooners win four national titles. She coached the Oklahoma battery to a combined […]

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Oregon coach Mike White accepting job at Texas

June 25, 2018 ESPN Oregon softball coach Mike White, whose team was the No. 1 seed in the 2018 NCAA tournament, has accepted a job as the head coach at Texas. White led the Ducks to five Women’s College World Series appearances and five Pac-12 titles in his nine seasons as head coach in Eugene. […]

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Right Down The Middle: Here’s Michele Smith’s Pitch On ESPN’s New Annual Early-Season Softball Event

OKLAHOMA CITY – ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, is adding an annual early-season softball event to its roster for the 2019 NCAA Division I Softball season with the St. Pete/Clearwater Elite Invitational. The invitational will take place Feb. 14-17, at the Eddie C. Moore Complex in Clearwater, Fla. ESPN softball analyst and two-time Olympian Michele Smith, who […]

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