2017 Softball Coaches
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Tyler Herring
Head Coach - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Williams Baptist (Ark.)
Phone: 662-685-4771 x 410

Tyler Herring is in his second season as head coach of BMC Softball.  He graduated from Brookland High School, Arkansas in 2007. He attended Williams Baptist College (AR) where he played baseball from 2007-2011. Herring graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education.

Herring was an all-conference center fielder during his college baseball days at WBC. In the fall of 2011, he became an assistant with the Eagles softball team at WBC. As an assistant from 2011-2014, the Eagles compiled a record of 119-41 accompanied by two AMC Conference Championships. During Herring’s three years as an assistant, the Eagles landed two NAIA All-Americans, 10 All-Conference Players, and 53 Academic All-Conference Players. The Eagles also spent three seasons ranked in the NAIA Top 25, along with a fourth-place finish in the NAIA National Tournament in 2013.

Herring was named the Interim-Head Coach of the Eagles in December 2014. During his season as the Interim, Herring led the team to a 27-18 mark, coaching two All-Conference Players, 17 Academic All-Conference Players, and nested the AMC Freshman of the Year and AMC Player of the Year awards.

Herring is married to Staci Spargo Herring of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.

 
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Ken Hardwick
Assistant Coach - 7th Season
 
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Susannah Pugh
Assistant Coach - 1st Season
Alma Mater: Williams Baptist (Ark.)

Susannah Pugh, a Hernando, Miss. native, graduated from Lake Cormorant High School in 2012.  She attended Williams Baptist College (Ark.) where she was a member of the softball team from 2012-2016.  She graduated from Williams Baptist with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology where she also was a member of Psi Chi, the international honor society in Psychology.

While playing for the Lady Eagles, she earned Academic All-Conference honors and All-Conference second team honors.  She helped lead Williams Baptist to two national tournament appearances and a sixth-place finish in the nation during her senior season.  In her junior year, under current BMC head softball coach Tyler Herring, Pugh finished the season with a batting average of .383 overall and .462 in conference play.

 
Tara Hutcheson
Manager
 
Aubrey Johnson
Manager
 
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Cara Hopper
Manager