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Jan. 14, 2014
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - The Penn State softball team is set to host a free skills clinic on Sunday, Jan. 26, first year head coach Amanda Lehotak announced Tuesday. Registration will begin at 10:30 a.m. at Holuba Hall and the clinic will take place from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
The free clinic is designed for girls age 12 and under and will give young athletes a chance to improve their skills with the assistance of the Penn State players and coaching staff, including Lehotak and assistant coaches Megan Gibson and Joe Guthrie.
Instruction of all positions will take place at various stations. Clinic participants are advised to bring all necessary equipment (bats, helmets, gloves and tennis shoes) while catchers should bring their own gear, including shin guards, chest protectors and masks.
All participants will receive tickets to the Lady Lion basketball game vs. Minnesota, which takes place after the clinic at the Bryce Jordan Center at 1 p.m.
The Nittany Lions are slated to open the 2014 season on Feb. 7 vs. Oregon State at the Kajikawa Classic in Phoenix, Ariz. Penn State opens its home season on Friday, March 21 against Big Ten foe Purdue in a 6 p.m. match-up. For season ticket information, please call 1-800-NITTANY.