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Women’s golf returned to the athletic program and baseball was added in 1990-91. UNCG Soccer Stadium, a $3.6 million facility, opens for its Ă€UVW JDPH RQ 6HSWHPEHU   DV WKH PHQ¡V WHDP GHfeated Campbell, 3-1. Four days later, the Spartans stunned No. 2 NC State, 2-1. Men’s soccer’s Mike Gailey led all Division I players in scoring in 1991.

Softball claimed the 1993 Big South regular season title. %ULDQ0RHKOHUEHFDPHWKHÀUVW6SDUWDQWRVLJQDSURIHVVLRQal baseball contract after being drafted in the sixth round of the 1993 Major League draft by the Detroit Tigers. He made KLV´ELJOHDJXH¾GHEXWLQDQGSLWFKHGWKHÀUVWJDPH ever in Comerica Park in 2000. Men’s soccer won the 1993 Big South championship. Shawn Mahoney was named the tournament’s MVP. Women’s golf was ranked in the Top 20 nationally in the fall of 1993. Men’s soccer claims its second straight Big South championship on Nov. 5, 1994. Larry Feniger was named the tournament MVP. :RPHQ¡VEDVNHWEDOOFODLPHGÀYHVWUDLJKW%LJ6RXWKUHJXODU season titles in 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997. Vickie Henson was named the league’s Player of the Year in 1993. Volleyball won the 1995 Big South regular season championship with a record of 7-0. Liz Gremillion was named the league’s MVP. Softball captured three consecutive Big South regular sea-

In just its fourth season, baseball claimed the Big South title and won two games in the 1994 NCAA Regionals. Mike Gaski was named Big South Coach of the Year. On April 15, 1995, men’s tennis captured the Big South Championship. On April 18, 1995, men’s and women’s golf sweep the Big South Tournament. Becky Morgan was named the league’s Player of the Year. Men’s basketball claimed back-to-back Big South regular season titles in 1995 and 1996. On March 2, 1996, men’s basketball knocked off Liberty, 79-53, to claim the Big South Tournament Championship DQG DGYDQFH WR WKH 1&$$ 7RXUQDPHQW IRU WKH ÀUVW WLPH LQ Division I. The Spartans lost to Cincinnati in the NCAA TournaPHQW7KHÀYHVHQLRUVIURPWKHWHDPKDGWKHLUQXPEHUVKRQRUHG6FRWW+DUW]HOOÀQLVKHGKLVFDUHHUDVWKHPHQV basketball’s all-time leading scorer with 1,539. On April 15, 1996, women’s Golf wins the Big South Tournament. Becky Morgan was once again named the league’s Player of the Year. One day later, the UNCG men’s golf team wontheBigSouthTournament.MichaelWaywastheleague’s Player of the Year. Women’s golfer Becky Morgan earned her third straight Big South Player of the Year award in April 1997. Women’s tennis captured the 1997 Big South Women’s Tennis championship on April 19, 1997. OnMay 18, 1997,theUNCGbaseballteamwontheBigSouth tournament championship with a 14-5 victory over Charleston Southern. Mike Gaski was named Big South Coach of the Year. Baseball earned a bid to the NCAA South I regional, and

Ă€QLVKHGZLWKDVFKRROUHFRUGZLQVLQFOXGLQJRQHDWWKH NCAA regional. Pitcher Jason Parsons led the nation with 15 wins and was named third-team All-America. :UHVWOLQJLQLWVĂ€UVW\HDULQWKH6RXWKHUQ&RQIHUHQFHWLHGIRU WKH6R&RQWLWOH-RH6WDQWRQEHFDPHWKHĂ€UVWDQGRQO\ WKUHHWLPH1&$$TXDOLĂ€HULQ81&*KLVWRU\ :RPHQ¡V 6RFFHU ZRQ LWV Ă€UVW 6RXWKHUQ &RQIHUHQFH &KDPpionship in 1997, while outscoring opponents, 24-0, in the 6R&RQ7RXUQDPHQW7KHWHDPHDUQHGLWVĂ€UVW1&$$ZLQZLWKD RYHUWLPHXSVHWRIĂ€IWKVHHGHG'XNH ,Q  6LJJL (\MROIVVRQ EHFRPHV WKH Ă€UVW )LUVW7HDP $OO American in UNCG men’s soccer Division I history. UNCG women’s basketball defeated top-seeded Georgia Southern, 75-68, in the SoCon Tournament and earned its Ă€UVWHYHU1&$$'LYLVLRQ,7RXUQDPHQWELGLQ ,Q81&*PHQ¡VVRFFHUFODLPHGLWVĂ€UVW6R&RQWLWOHDQG Ă€UVW1&$$'LYLVLRQ,7RXUQDPHQWZLQDXSVHWDW:DVKLQJWRQLQWKHĂ€UVWURXQG In 1998, women’s soccer won its second straight SoCon title, and made its third straight NCAA appearance. On Feb. 12, 1999, the UNCG Baseball Stadium, a $5.4 million facility, opened to a crowd of 1,835. On Dec. 21, 1999, Lynne Agee’s women’s basketball squad defeats defending ACC champion Clemson in a thrilling come-from-behind overtime contest in Fleming Gym, 78-67.

2000s In 2000, wrestler Dax Pecaro recorded his second straight undefeated season in the Southern Conference and won the 184-pound title for the second year as well. Pecaro became WKHÀIWK81&*ZUHVWOHUWRZLQDPDWFKDWWKH1&$$7RXUQDment. On Feb. 2, 2000, UNCG women’s basketball claimed a 7771 victory at Appalachian State, the program’s 500th overall win.

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son titles in 1995, 1996 and 1997. Erin Chandler was named the Player of the Year in 1995 and Christine Hornak was the Player of the Year in 1997. Softball also captured four straight Big South Tournament championships in 1994, 1995, 1996 and 1997. • •

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