Staunton, Va. (March 31, 2023) – Pfeiffer University head softball coach Monte Sherrill posted his 1,000th head coaching win as the Falcons wrapped up a doubleheader sweep at Mary Baldwin University on Saturday afternoon in Staunton, Va.
Sherill, a 1987 alumnus and Sports Hall of Fame member, secured his 1,000th career win as a head coach with the doubleheader sweep. He has a career collegiate record of 247-69 in eight seasons at the helm of the Pfeiffer program
Prior to Pfeiffer, Sherrill led 10 teams to NCHSAA 4A Championships and three teams to NCHSAA 4A runner-up finishes – the most state titles won by any coach in the state of North Carolina. His playoff record at the high school level is 104-20, and he is also the only coach to win state titles at two different schools. Sherrill was recognized by NFHS as having the highest winning percentage in the nation for coaches.
Sherrill won 22 Conference Coach of the Year Awards and his teams and players are noted in over 150 NC State HS Softball records. Sherrill also holds the top two consecutive win streaks: 95 straight wins at Alexander Central and 84 straight at Central Cabarrus. Sherrill lead both high schools to be the No #1 ranked teams in the nation at some point, while the 2014 team at Alexander Central was named the No #1 team in the final NFCA poll and, ultimately, NFCA National Champions.
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