Lobo Softball Summer Camps Set for June 12-14

May 21, 2012

New Mexico Softball 2012 Summer Camps Get Acrobat Reader

University of New Mexico head softball coach Erica Beach and her staff are pleased to announce their 2012 Summer Camp schedule.

Two types of camps will be offered on three different dates with all camps being held at Lobo Softball Field.

The All Skills Day Camp will be offered 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on June 12 and 13. This camp is for players aged 13-18 years old, and will cover hitting, slapping, pitching and defense. Defensive players will be split into infield, outfield and catchers and both days of the All Skills camp will end with a scrimmage to be played on the Lobo Softball Field.

The cost for the All Skills Day Camp is $150 for both days, or $100 for a single day. Lunch will be provided on site.

The Junior Lobos Day Camp is 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on June 14th and is for players aged 6-12 years old. This camp is for younger players and will focus on teaching the game of softball as well as fundamental skills such as throwing, fielding, hitting, baserunning and pitching.

The cost of the Junior Lobos Day camp is $75. Lunch will be provided on site.

In order to participate, all players must have the following:
1. Completed registration form.
2. Full payment.
3. Copy of medical insurance card.
4. Signed liability waiver.

No player will be eligible for camp without the items listed above.

To register, please visit www.newmexicosoftballcamps.com.

About the Lobos Softball Team

Beach, along with assistant coaches Lyndsey Angus and Christi Musser, will run the camps with the help of several members of the Lobos softball team. Beach and her staff just completed their second season at UNM.

This year's New Mexico squad finished 27-25 overall, a hefty improvement over last year's 19-26 mark and a drastic improvement over the 11-37 record from 2010. The 2012 Lobos posted the program's first winning season since 2001, the most wins in a season for UNM softball since 2004 and the first season with 20 or more wins since 2008. New Mexico was ranked in the USAToday/National Fastpitch Coaches Aossication Top-25 poll for several weeks, reaching as high as No. 23 in the nation. It was the first time the Lobos had been ranked since the 1999 season.

This year's team was best known for its offensive production. According to NCAA statistics for all Div. I teams during the regular season, the Lobos ranked third in slugging percentage (.568), eighth in scoring (6.67 runs per game) and 20th in batting average (.311). New Mexico ranked No. 1 all season for home runs with a team total of 95.