Softball - Varsity
2018 Varsity Softball
Coach Neal Owens comes to Holy Cross with over 20 years of coaching experience in several different sports. He has been the Softball Coach at St. Jane deChantal Catholic School in Bethesda, MD where in 6 years of coaching, he compiled a record of 62-11, and won two CYO City Championships and his teams appeared in 4 straight City Titles games from 2013-2016. His team this past year was 14-0 and won by an average of 21-3. Coach Owens has also been Varsity Football Coach at Richard Montgomery High School and Albert Einstein High School. At RMHS, Coach Owens took over a program that had lost 30 games in a row and in his second season had them in playoff contention and the following year was voted by his fellow coaches as the Montgomery County 4A West Coach of the Year. Every one of his Varsity teams has earned the County Sportsmanship Award and he has helped send over 20 student athletes to the next level to compete in college.
Coach Owens has also coached track at Einstein and basketball over the years at DeChantal. He is currently the Commissioner of Softball for St. Jane’s and works very hard to make sure the girls have every opportunity available to them.
Currently, Coach Owens works for Montgomery County Public Schools at the Stephen Knolls School. He is married to former Tartan, Donna McIntyre Owens (1989) and is the brother of the late Mary Owens (1994). He has four daughters Anna (2020), Sarah (2022), Lily (2025) and Charlotte (2028).
Coach Owens believes in the FIVE F’s of sports: FUN, FUNDAMENTALS, FAMILY, FAITH and FIRE
Coach King grew up a competitive softball player. She played six years of travel softball and NCAA D II. She was ranked in the NCAA II top batting averages, team captain, and rookie of the year. Since then she has been coaching softball for 20 years at all levels from t-ball to travel and college.
Congratulations to Bria Fuller '19 who scored her 1,000th point during the Tartan Varsity Basketball team's game against Elizabeth Seton on Tuesday, January 8. Bria scored 24 points during the game which the Tartans won 62-59. During the 2017-2018 season Bria was awarded the team's Most Valuable Player and was named All-WCAC Third Team.
Family, friends, teammates, President Katy Prebble, Athletic Director Dena Rapoport, and Coach Gray celebrated the accomplishment with Bria.