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Mike Candrea to be inducted into National Softball Hall of Fame

Posted: 3:57 PM, Apr 10, 2017
Updated: 2017-04-11 00:20:19Z
Arizona Wildcat head softball coach and former Team USA manager Mike Candrea will be inducted into the National Softball Hall of Fame.
 
Candrea has won eight Women's World Series Championships for Arizona. He was also the head coach of the Team USA's 2004 Olympic Gold Medalists and 2008 Olympic Silver Medalists.
 
Candrea will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this October in Greensboro, N.C. Candrea has won more than 1,500 games, the most in NCAA Division I softball history.
 
In addition to his two Olympic Games, Candrea also coached Team USA to Gold medals at the 2003 and 2007 Pan American Games.
 
"I am incredibly honored to be inducted into the National Softball Hall of Fame," said Candrea. "My years with USA Softball are some of the most meaningful and memorable times of my career."
 
The National Softball Hall of Fame and Museum has 394 members with two categories of membership: players and non-players. Candrea joins the 184 members in non-playing categories and the 49th entry to be honored for meritorious service.