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UW - Oshkosh Softball
UW - Oshkosh Softball

  COACHING STAFF

SCOTT BEYER | HEAD COACH

Scott Beyer enters his fourth season as UW-Oshkosh’s head softball coach. He owns a 79-36 overall record with the Titans.

Beyer has coached eight UW-Oshkosh players to 12 total all-region honors and eight players to 13 total all-conference awards, including 2015 WIAC Pitcher of the Year Sara Brunlieb and 2016 WIAC Co-Postion Player of the Year Abby Menting. In 2014, a program record-tying five Titans received all-region accolades.

In Beyer's first three seasons at the helm, UW-Oshkosh has established new school records in batting average, doubles, triples, home runs, stolen bases, slugging percentage and fielding percentage.

In the 2016 season, Beyer guided UW-Oshkosh to a 26-13 record, including a runner-up 10-4 mark in the WIAC. The Titans, who set a program record with 15 triples, matched their best conference finish since 2008, when UW-Oshkosh also placed second in the league standings.

In 2015, Beyer helped UW-Oshkosh to a 30-12 record, including a 12-4 mark in league play, for the Titans' third season with 30 or more victories in school history. The Titans finished third in both the league's regular season standings and the WIAC Championship. UW-Oshkosh, which set school records with 41 home runs and 69 stolen bases, posted its most overall wins since 2008 and the most league victories since 2007.

In his debut season at UW-Oshkosh in 2014, Beyer led the Titans to a 23-11 overall record and an 11-3 mark and third-place finish in the WIAC. UW-Oshkosh also set program records with 76 doubles, a .344 batting average, a .521 slugging percentage, and a .974 fielding percentage.

Beyer came to UW-Oshkosh from UW-Green Bay, where he served as an assistant coach for the NCAA Division I Phoenix since 2011. Beyer helped UW-Green Bay to a 62-74 record, including a 24-22 mark during his first season at the school. In 2013, the Phoenix went 15-25 while recording victories over the University of Notre Dame (Ind.) and the University of Wisconsin.

With Beyer as UW-Green Bay's hitting coach, four members of the Phoenix received All-Horizon League honors.

Beyer's duties also included recruiting, fundraising, instructing camps, coaching first base and monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes.

Since 2006, Beyer worked as the Director of Operations for Players Choice of the Fox Cities. He gave hundreds of private baseball and softball lessons at the indoor complex in Appleton. Beyer coached the Panther Fastpitch U15 softball team to a first-place finish at the 2013 U.S. Specialty Sports Association World Series.

Beyer's family has a strong softball reputation within the state. His wife is former All-WIAC shortstop Laura Van Abel, while his sister-in-law, Maria, was a starting outfielder for the University of Wisconsin.

Beyer received his bachelor's degree from UW-Eau Claire in 2006. He played one football season for the Blugolds and was also a member of the school's club baseball team.

 

LYNN ANDERSON | ASSISTANT COACH

Lynn Anderson enters her fourth season as UW-Oshkosh’s assistant softball coach.

Anderson has assisted eight UW-Oshkosh players to 12 total all-region honors and eight players to 13 total all-conference awards, including 2015 WIAC Pitcher of the Year Sara Brunlieb and 2016 WIAC Co-Postion Player of the Year Abby Menting. In 2014, a program record-tying five Titans received all-region accolades.

In Anderson's first three seasons, UW-Oshkosh has established new school records in batting average, doubles, triples, home runs, stolen bases, slugging percentage and fielding percentage.

In the 2016 season, Anderson assisted UW-Oshkosh to a 26-13 record, including a runner-up 10-4 mark in the WIAC. The Titans, who set a program record with 15 triples, matched their best conference finish since 2008, when UW-Oshkosh also placed second in the league standings.

In 2015, Anderson helped UW-Oshkosh to a 30-12 record, including a 12-4 mark in league play, for the Titans' third season with 30 or more victories in school history. The Titans finished third in both the league's regular season standings and the WIAC Championship. UW-Oshkosh, which set school records with 41 home runs and 69 stolen bases, posted its most overall wins since 2008 and the most league victories since 2007.

In her debut season at UW-Oshkosh in 2014, Anderson helped lead the Titans to a 23-11 overall record and an 11-3 mark and third-place finish in the WIAC. UW-Oshkosh also set program records with 76 doubles, a .344 batting average, a .521 slugging percentage, and a .974 fielding percentage.

Anderson spent the 2009 and 2013 seasons as a volunteer assistant for the University of Wisconsin. In 2013, the Badgers set a program record with 44 wins and captured the Big Ten Tournament title.

During 2011, Anderson was a graduate assistant coach at Valparaiso University (Ind.). The Crusaders compiled a 34-21-1 record, which ranks second in school history. Anderson, who specializes in defense, helped Valparaiso mark a .972 fielding percentage in Horizon League play.

A shortstop, Anderson walked on and started 134 games for Wisconsin from 2005-08. She totaled 13 home runs, 71 hits and 35 runs batted in. The Neenah High School graduate was named the Badgers' 2008 Defensive Player of the Year. Anderson helped Wisconsin reach the 2005 NCAA Division I Tournament.

Anderson earned degrees in sociology and criminal justice from the University of Wisconsin in 2008. She received her master's in sports administration from Valparaiso University in 2011.