Softball To Host Series of Clinics in Fall and Winter
Oct. 3, 2013
EASTON, Pa. - The Lafayette softball coaching staff is hosting a series of pitching and hitting clinics in that run from the fall into the winter along with the 2013 Lafayette Softball Prospect Clinic on Oct. 12 and the Lafayette Leopards Team Clinic on Nov. 16.
On Saturday, Oct. 12, catch a glimpse of the 2014 Lafayette softball team when it hosts La Salle in a doubleheader at 11 a.m.
The softball pitching and hitting clinics take place Oct. 17, Oct. 29, Nov. 5 and Nov. 19 with an additional pitching and conditioning clinic on Oct. 8 and a hitting clinic on Oct. 10. Both of the additional clinics are 90 minutes.
The softball program is under new leadership. Jexx Varner took over the coaching reins in June after spending the previous three seasons as an assistant coach at Kent State. Assistant coaches Sara Plourde and Mary Holt bring a wealth of experience to the Lehigh Valley.
Plourde played her college ball at UMass where she earned five All-America honors in four seasons and was the Atlantic 10 Conference Player and Pitcher of the year in 2012. Plourde was also a member of the Canadian National Team and also played professionally in the National Professional Fastpitch League. Holt was a player at Kent State where she was a three-year starter in the infield and left the program tied for sixth in career home runs.
For a complete list of the Lafayette softball clinic offerings with specific times and prices, click here.