Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - NM State head softball coach Kathy Rodolph has appointed Stefanie Ewing as assistant softball coach as announced on Friday.
Prior to NM State, Ewing was an assistant coach for the Arizona Firecrackers under 18 Gold team and the Arizona Hotshots Club team from 2011-15. While there, she coached over 30 players to be All-Region, All-Conference, All-Americans, Freshmen of the Year and Academic All-Americans at the Division I-III level.
In addition to coaching the Firecrackers and the Hotshots, Ewing was the varsity softball coach at Chaparral High School from 2012-15. The Scottsdale, Ariz. native guided Chaparral to the state finals in 2013 and the state semi-finals in 2014. Following her team’s run in the state tournament, Ewing was named Arizona Big School Coach of the Year in 2013.
Ewing began her coaching career in 2010 as an assistant coach at Butler, where the team garnered the most wins in school history. Under her guidance, the Bulldogs set offensive records in home runs, batting average, RBIs and runs scored.
Ewing played at Oregon State from 2006-09. During the 2006 season, Oregon State advanced to the Women’s College World Series for the first time in program history. During that same year, Ewing earned All-Pacific Region and was named to the All-PAC 10 Freshman Team. Additionally, Ewing was named All-Pac 10 in 2009 and was a three-year captain for the Beavers.
In 2004, Ewing was a member of the Greek National team at 16 years old. She participated in the Olympic Test Event in Athens, Greece, that year where she won a silver medal.
Ewing attended High School Desert Mountain from 2001-05 where she was named Player of the Year twice and All-Arizona three times.