BALTIMORE – Salisbury University head softball coach Margie Knight received a high honor Friday night when she was named to the Maryland Fastpitch Softball Association 2014 Hall of Fame class.
Knight has seen success at every level of the game. She began her career as a player at SU, for softball, volleyball and basketball where she was very productive. She was twice named a team captain. Following her playing career, she accepted a head coaching job at North Caroline High school for their volleyball and softball programs. in 13 years there, she would help build both programs into power houses, taking both to a state titles. She then returned to her alma mater, where she helped build the Salisbury University softball program into what it is today.
In 18 seasons as the head coach of the softball team, Knight has earned 680 wins, 17 Capital Athletic Conference championships and made 17 trips to the NCAA tournament. Just last season, she helped guide the way to the Sea Gulls making it all the way to the Division III National Championship game. During her time at SU, she has coached 31 All-Americansm while 138 players have earned All-Conference selections.
The MFSA Hall of Fame currently has 178 members, which will grow to 186 in October. Knight was also inducted into the Maryland Modified Fastpitch Hall of Fame in 2008.