The UIC softball coaching staff, headed by Michelle Venturella, welcomes athletes ages 8-18 to participate in the annual UIC Softball Holiday Clinics on Sunday, Dec. 15. Three clinics will be offered to focus on hitting, pitching and catching.
UIC head softball coach Michelle Venturella announced on Monday that Taylor Cairns, Karissa Frazier and Tiana Miller will join the Flames in the fall of 2014 after signing National Letters of Intent.
UIC head softball coach Michelle Venturella announced the release of the 2014 competitive schedule Thursday. The season will kick off for the Flames on Feb. 7, when they co-host the Rosemont Rumble tournament.
Four current and three former members of the UIC softball team were named 2012-13 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-America Scholar Athletes, in addition to receiving the 2012-13 All-Academic Team honor, the NFCA announced.
The UIC softball team brought its fall season to a close on Sunday after facing Northern Illinois in a doubleheader at Flames Field. The Flames took a 7-1 win over the Huskies before coming back in the second game to take an 11-1 victory in the fifth inning.
Due to suspected inclement weather Saturday in the Chicagoland area, the UIC softball team has cancelled its games against Notre Dame and Heartland Community College. A doubleheader on Sunday has been scheduled in its place, with the Flames taking on Northern Illinois beginning at noon CT at Flames Field.