DePaul Features Nancy Evans Pitching Clinic
DePaul assistant coach and former All-American pitcher Nancy Evans conducts a pitching clinic Dec. 10.

Nov. 21, 2011

2011 DePaul All Skills Winter Camp

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Location: McGrath-Phillips Arena 2323 N. Sheffield Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60614

Fee: $100


This camp will feature individual hitting instruction and work on individual skill fundamentals. Campers will work with DePaul softball coaches and players and learn some of the offensive and defensive skills that have made the Blue Demon program a perennial Top 25 team in the country. Please bring bat, glove, helmet and batting gloves.


2011 Nancy Evans Pitching Clinic

Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011

Time: 2 p.m.-4 p.m.

Location: McGrath-Phillips Arena 2323 N. Sheffield Ave. Chicago, Illinois 60614

Fee: $150


Come join DePaul's six-time NCAA champion Nancy Evans, the Blue Demons’ pitching coach, as she shares her insight into the dominant aspect of fast-pitch softball. The former NCAA Player of the Year at perennial title contender Arizona will instruct youngsters in the proper mechanics, fundamentals and various spins of all pitches. This clinic will include drills to increase speed, movement and accuracy for all pitchers, and will be highlighted by the DePaul pitching philosophy.

This session features hands-on, one-on-one instruction from one of the top pitching authorities in the game along with an inside look into what makes the Blue Demons one of the elite college softball programs in the country.

Please bring a glove along with tennis/gym shoes or turf shoes. Catchers preferred but not required. A supply of 12-inch softballs will be provided. Please bring your own 11-inch softballs.



The DePaul Softball Pitching Clinic and All Skills Winter Camp are appropriate for all ages. You must have a waiver signed the day of camp.

Assistant Coach Nancy Evans: The former Honda Award winner as NCAA Player of the Year in softball was named an assistant coach on Aug. 4, 2010. Evans played on three NCAA champion teams at Arizona from 1994-98, and her 124-8 career pitching record is No. 1 in NCAA softball history. She is also third all-time in career wins. The two-time, NCAA first team All-American and NCAA first team Academic All-American served as an assistant coach at Arizona from 1998-2007. In that span, she helped lead the Wildcats to three national championships, one runner-up finish and a pair of third-place finishes.

Assistant Coach Samantha Findlay: The former NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player was promoted to assistant Coach on Sept. 6, 2011 after serving as Director of Softball Operations last season and as a volunteer assistant coach with the Blue Demons in the 2009 and 2010 seasons. The former Lockport four-time, All-Stater completed her college career in 2008, leading Michigan to the 2005 NCAA Championship title with a dramatic game-winning home run at the Women’s College World Series. She also led the Wolverines to a pair of Big Ten regular-season championships, two Big Ten Tournament titles and four NCAA Tournaments.

For more information: Contact Samantha Findlay at (773-325-4651)

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