Southern Illinois University Edwardsville softball coach Sandy Montgomery joined the list of collegiate head coaches with 1,000 career wins Friday as the Cougars defeated Holy Cross 4-2 in the opening game of the Under Armour Showcase at Eddie Moore Field.
Montgomery became the 32nd head coach in all divisions to break the 1,000-win barrier. Among NCAA Division I coaches, she is the 13th to pass 1,000 wins.
SIUE used a four-run rally in the fifth inning to improve its season record to 15-4. Pitcher Emily Ingles earned the win and is now 4-1.