Free Clinics For All
Pictured left to right are Jen Schroeder, Morgan Stuart, Katie Schoeder and Amanda Scarborough but you can call them the Packaged Deal. Together they provide pitching, catching, hitting and infield instruction for teams across the United States. Jen and Amanda are at the Women's European Championship offering free clinics to teams throughout the week.
Jen Schroeder spent four years behind the plate for the UCLA Bruins where she was named by the Pacific Coast Conference (PAC) an All-PAC 10 honoree and went to three College World Series. Last year she signed an exclusive partnership with EASTON. This week, she's offering her skillset to women across Europe who strap on the gear.
Morgan Stuart played D1 ball at the University of Washington where she was rotated between the toughest two spots on the infield, short and 3rd. She was on the 2009 NCAA National Championship and 2010 PAC 10 championship teams. She was also an All-World Series team member and an Academic All-American. She's here to help train the infielders.
Katie Schroeder can swing a bat. She is also a Bruin and member of the All-PAC 10 honorable mention team and was on the All-Pac-10 Freshman team. She was named a first-team All-American and All-West Region honoree by the NFCA. In 2009 she leading her team's batting average list with a .402. That included 14 homers, 119 total bases, including 13 that she stole, 33 walks and 55 runs scored. Katie's slugging percentage was .684 and on base she was .516. She finished the season ranked 20th in the nation in runs per game. Tomorrow, she'll be sharing her secrets to success at the plate with the women of European softball.
All American Pitcher Amanda Scarborough is a pitching coach and analyst for ESPN. She was on pace for a profession in the game when fate change the plan. During a game her senior year she suffered a career-ending injury to her foot. Despite sitting out a great deal of her final season she finished her career with a .1.45 career ERA that included 71 Ws over 109 appearances. She threw 27 complete game shutouts while striking out 537 in just under 600 innings. At the plate she was no slouch either. She had a .355 average that included 42 doubles and 25 home runs. together those numbers allowed her to hit around her teammates 125 times.
If you need more to convince you that members of your team can learn from these women, head over to their site to learn what these lady ballers have been doing since graduation.
The FREE clinics are being run on Wednesday the 28th. Facilities are available in case of rain.
1st session is hitting and fielding from 16:00 - 18:00
2nd session is pitching and catcing 18:00 - 20:00
If you're ready to have your team join a clinic you'll need to head over to Softball Europe and register your team right away. You MUST be registered to participate.