2017 USFK Men’s Softball Champions
By MSgt. Matthew J. Foote
/ Published August 14, 2017
KUNSAN AIR BASE, Republic of Korea— -- The Kunsan Wolfpack Men’s Varsity Softball Team competed in the 2017 USFK Post Level Men’s Softball Championship at U.S. Army Garrison-Humphreys, Korea, Aug. 5-6, 2017.
This end-of-season tournament included the top seven teams assigned to various instillations and were comprised of Airmen, Marines, Soldiers, Sailors, Retirees, Civilians, and Dependents. Teams competed all year in a round-robin style of play to earn their seeding in this tournament.
The Wolfpack’s biggest rival Osan Air Base, earned the top seed while Kunsan AB earned the second seed. Kunsan entered the tournament red-hot, going 10-1 over the past two tournaments, and two straight victories over Osan.
The Wolfpack never looked back, as they completed their season with a bang by bringing home the Gold! The Wolfpack went undefeated in the tournament with wins against Area-1, Osan, and Yongsan in the Championship game. In the three games the team combined for 31 total runs on 57 hits and a combined team batting average of .533, with only 16 runs against.
Coach Matthew Copley stated, “Behind great defense and timely hitting was a team full of positive attitudes, and these attitudes allowed our team to gel; ultimately forming a championship bond!”