2004 Softball Season Kicks Off!

Jan. 21, 2004

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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: asymons@ucla.edu

BRUIN QUICK FACTS
Home Field: Easton Stadium
Capacity: 1, 000
Website: www.uclabruins.com
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.


EVENT INFORMATION
UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Friday, Apr 01
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 16 - 6 (5)
Saturday, Apr 02
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 5 - 6
Sunday, Apr 03
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 4 - 1
Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 13 - 9
Sunday, Apr 10
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Monday, Apr 11
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Wednesday, Apr 13
vs. CSUN
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 0
Friday, Apr 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
L, 2 - 8
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 5
Sunday, Apr 17
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 0 (5)
Saturday, Apr 23
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 6
Sunday, Apr 24
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
L, 4 - 8
Monday, Apr 25
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
W, 8 - 7
Friday, Apr 29
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 8 - 6
Saturday, Apr 30
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 6 - 5
Sunday, May 01
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
W, 9 - 4
Friday, May 06
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 15 - 7 (5)
Saturday, May 07
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
W, 8 - 0 (6)
Sunday, May 08
at Utah
Salt Lake City, UT
Rained Out
Friday, May 20
vs. CSU Bakersfield
Los Angeles, CA
W, 7 - 0
Saturday, May 21
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 3 - 2
Sunday, May 22
vs. Cal State Fullerton
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 4
Saturday, May 28
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
L, 1 - 8
Sunday, May 29
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 2 - 1 (9)
Sunday, May 29
at Oregon
Eugene, OR
W, 2 - 1
Thursday, Jun 02
vs. Auburn
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 3 - 10
Saturday, Jun 04
vs. Florida State
Oklahoma City, OK
L, 4 - 8
BRUINS ON PAC-12 NETWORKS