Softball to Begin Practice Monday, Will Hold a Winter Camp Jan. 27-28

RENO, Nev. The University of Nevada softball team will open practice on Monday, January 15, splitting time between Bret’s Baseball and Softball Academy and Wolf Pack Park.  The Wolf Pack will open the 2007 season at the Kajikawa Classic, hosted by Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz., Feb. 9-11. 


Fifth-year head coach Michelle Gardner’s team returns 10 letterwinners from last season’s WAC Championship team, including WAC Tournament MVP, pitcher Jordan McPherson, outfielder Sarah Hunt, an all-conference honoree and second baseman and 2005 all-WAC honoree Kristin Stith who missed the 2006 season with a broken arm.  The 2006 team ended the season 33-33 overall and advanced to the NCAA Regionals for the first time in program history.  The Pack welcomes seven newcomers to the team, including five freshmen and two transfers. 


Nevada will play its first 27 games of the season on the road before its first home stand of the season when the Pack will host conference rival Fresno State on March 23 and 24. 


The softball team will hold the 2007 Michelle Gardner Winter Softball Camp on Jan. 27-28 at Bret’s Baseball and Softball Academy in Sparks, Nev.  The camp will run from noon to 4 p.m. and is for participants in grades 3-12. 


Gardner and her staff, assistant to the head coach, Liz Kelly and assistant coach, Melanie Meuchel, along with the 2007 University of Nevada softball team, will serve as instructors for the camp.  Cost is $110 per camper if postmarked before 1/20/07 or $90 per camper if registering with seven or more team members and postmarked before 1/20/07.  If registration is postmarked after 1/20/07, cost is $125 per camper. 


2007 Michelle Gardner Winter Softball Camp




January 27-28, 2007 



Bret's Baseball and Softball Academy

451 East Glendale Avenue, Sparks, NV



12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.      Grades 3-12

Camp will be combined of all grade levels, but participants will be placed according to grade level. 

Registration is taken on a first come, first serve basis.



$110.00 per camper, postmarked before 1/20/07

$90.00 per camper, if registering with 7 or more team members.  All registrations for the team rate must be received at the same time and be postmarked before 1/20/07

$125.00 per camper, if postmarked after 1/20/07



Michelle Gardner - Head Coach; Liz Kelly - Assistant to the Head Coach; Melanie Meuchel - Assistant Coach

and all members of the 2007 University of Nevada Softball Team



Melanie Meuchel via email or cell (775) 813-8268.