2007
Benedictine's softball clinic offers individual instruction in basic skills

Benedictine's softball clinic offers individual instruction in basic skills
November 19, 2007

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Girls ages 7 to 17 who want to improve their softball skills are invited to attend Benedictine University’s softball clinic from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 14 in the campus’ spacious Dan and Ada Rice Center. The clinic is designed for young players who want to become more knowledgeable in the fundamentals of softball. Players will receive individual instruction from Benedictine University softball players in the areas of pitching, hitting, defense and base running. Benedictine University softball coach Kate Enochs-Keller conducts the camp. Enochs-Keller has led the Eagles to four Northern Illinois-Iowa Conference titles and three berths in the NCAA tournament during her eight years as head coach. Clinic participants should bring a softball glove and wear gym shoes. Campers can bring their own bat if they wish, but bats will be provided. The fee is $35. The camp serves as a fundraiser for Benedictine’s softball team. For more information, call (630) 829-6140.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.