BYU softball joins the WCC

(Photo by West Coast Conference)

SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- BYU softball officially joined the West Coast Conference, its fourth conference in four years.

With the addition of Pacific on Monday, the WCC has the needed six teams to become a softball league. The conference welcomes softball teams from BYU, Loyola Marymount, Pacific, Saint Mary’s, San Diego and Santa Clara, most of which made up the Pacific Coast Softball Conference during the 2013 season.

In 2014, BYU will compete for its eighth consecutive conference championship and 10th consecutive NCAA regional berth.

About the West Coast Conference

The West Coast Conference was formed in 1952 and has evolved and grown to become a nationally recognized and competitive force in Division I intercollegiate athletics, with 14 conference-sponsored sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's golf, women's rowing, men's and women's soccer, softball, men's and women's tennis and women's volleyball. The WCC is characterized by the stability of its membership and its unique emphasis on combining excellence in athletics with excellence in academics.  For more information, visit WCCsports.com or follow the West Coast Conference on Twitter @WCCsports.

Overall/League Conference Titles Member
452-236/141-68 Mountain West Six 2000-2011
45-15/15-4 Western Athletic One 2012
33-25/19-5 Pacific Coast Softball One 2013
- West Coast - 2014