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EKU softball coach and mom chases Olympic dreams with her family, trying to make the team

By Morgan Romans EKU Sports Communications Mom – A word many professional athletes don’t hear on the sidelines. But, it’s a word that Eastern Kentucky University softball assistant coach Stacy May-Johnson treasures and hears quite often whether she is coaching defense for the Colonels or playing third base for the Chicago Bandits of National Professional Fastpitch.   From the end of August through...

Former professional, national softball star May-Johnson joins Louisville coaching staff

Stacy May-Johnson, who was a volunteer assistant at UofL, returns after a four-year run at the University of Iowa (Photo from UofL Athletics)   University of Louisville softball coach Sandy Pearsall said Tuesday that Stacy May-Johnson will join her staff as an assistant coach.   “Stacy was here as a volunteer assistant five years ago and we are excited to have her back on our staff,”...