Below are a few of the stories and tributes to longtime Massachusetts head softball coach Elaine Sortino, who passed away on Sunday, August 18.
UMass players leaning on each other as they begin to cope with coach Elaine Sortino's loss | GazetteNet.com
Legendary UMass softball coach Elaine Sortino dies after lengthy battle with cancer | The Daily Collegian
The following link provides a large number of remembrances via personal social media sites on Facebook and Twitter.
And here is a video by current UMass softball student-athlete Lindsey Webster. The photos and interviews were compiled during the 2013 season for a class in the spring semester.