Softball Coach Erin Van Nostrand leads the team returning to PLU on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 after winning the NCAA Division III Championship. To her right is Amanda Hall. (Photos by PLU Photographer John Froschauer)
Softball team returning to PLU after winning the NCAA Division III Championship.
PLU softball team hugs "Gram," aka Marilyn Moorhead, on the stage after returning to PLU on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 after winning the NCAA Division III Championship. Moorhead is the grandmother of a former player who remains a big fan.
PLU Softball Team: DIII National Champions.
Smiles abound from left are, Katie Lowery, Spencer Sherwin, Kaaren Hatlen and Haley Harshaw while the PLU Softball Team is honored.
Stacey Hagensen '12, center, makes a face while she was the brunt of teasing from Nick Dawson, Sports Information Director.
Athletic Director Laurie Turner reaches out to hug Head Coach Erin Van Nostrand.
Softball Head Coach Erin Van Nostrand is applauded by the team upon returning to PLU.
Softball Head Coach Erin Van Nostrand thanks all those who assisted the team.
Spencer Sherwin honored for making a key catch during the championship games.
Amanda Hall made key hits that won two games in the championship series.
Katie Bologna holds the trophy whle she and other seniors prepare to present it to President Loren J. Anderson.
President Loren J. Anderson is presented the trophy.
President Anderson congratulates the team.
Softball team returning to PLU on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 after winning the NCAA Division III Championship.
Montessa Califano is congratulated while the softball team is honored upon returning to PLU.
Montessa Califano, left, and Samantha Proyor, right, are congratulated.
From left Lindsey Matsunaga, Glenelle Nittta, Tori Hamura and Kylee Oshiro, celebrate with the trophy.
Spencer Sherwin signs an autograph after the softball team returned to PLU on Tuesday.
Stacey Hagensen greets a friend while waiting to be interviewed by a television crew on Tuesday.
Stacey Hagensen is interviewed by television reporters on Tuesday.
Amanda Hall smiles during an interview with a TV reporter.
The softball trophy at PLU.