Jan. 21, 2004
UCLA's 2004 season kicks off this weekend with the program's annual clinic and Alumnae Game this Sunday. For information on the pre-game clinic conducted by current and former Bruins along with the UCLA coaching staff, please contact the UCLA Camps Office at 310-206-3550. Following Sunday morning's camp, the Alumnae Game will take place at UCLA's Easton Stadium at 1 pm.The game will include numerous former UCLA softball players, including all five of UCLA's 2004 U.S. Olympians.That list includes Lisa Fernandez, Tairia (Mims)Flowers, Amanda Freed, Stacey Nuveman and Natasha Watley.
ADMISSION WILL BE FREE FOR SUNDAY'S ALUMNAE GAME
UCLA has a new configuration of bleachers for fan seating at Easton Stadium with an updated capacity of approximately 1, 000 spectators. Sunday's Alumnae Game will be the only free admission event currently on the 2004 UCLA softball home schedule.All regular season home games will cost $6 for adults, $4 for youth or non-UCLA students, $4 for groups of 15 or more, and free for UCLA students with ID.Ticket prices for the March 28 game against the 2004 U.S.Olympic Team will be $12 for adults and $8 for youth. Tickets for the March 28 game against the Olympic team are currently on sale at the UCLA Central Ticket Office by calling 310-UCLA-WIN.
DEFENDING CHAMPIONS FIELD EIGHT FRESHMEN
Among the 19 current Bruins taking the field on Sunday, eight are freshmen. In fact, 13 of this year's 19 players are either freshmen or sophomores.The team features a lone junior, catcher Nicole Sandberg and five seniors.That senior class includes Keira Goerl, Julie Hoshizaki, Stephanie Ramos, Amanda Simpson and Claire Sua. This year's freshman class includes Jaisa Creps, Kristen Dedmon, Lisa Dodd, Tara Henry, Ashley Herrera, Whitney Holum, Jodie Legaspi and Shana Stewart.
THIS WEEK: ALUMNAE GAME
Jan.25 Alumnae Game Easton Stadium 1 pm
OVERALL: 0-0 / PAC-10: 0-0
Head Coach: Sue Enquist
Career Record: 750-137-1 (16th season)
NFCA Ranking (2003 Final): No.1
ESPN.com/USA Softball (Preseason): No.1
Softball SID: Amy Symons Hughes
SID Phone: 310/206-8123
SID Email: email@example.com
BRUIN QUICK FACTS
Home Field: Easton Stadium
Capacity: 1, 000
Ticket Prices*: Adults $6; Youth and Non-UCLA students $4; Groups (15 or more)$4; UCLA students FREE
*These Prices apply ONLY to regular season games, and exclude the 3/28 game with the Olympic Team.