In Yvette Girouard's first season as a college softball coach at the University of Louisiana in 1981, she had to drive around Lafayette to find a place to play her home games.

"We played at five different city parks," she said Friday morning before teeing off in the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament at OakWing Golf Club. "We didn't have the budget for scholarships, much less a field. We would eventually build one (Lady Cajun Park), but we made do with what we had that first year."