Redbird Softball to Hold Open Tryouts

Aug 13, 2013

NORMAL, Ill. - Coming off its fourth-straight plus-.500 season and top-three Missouri Valley Conference finish, the Illinois State softball team will hold an open tryout process, beginning with a meeting Thursday, Aug. 22, at 5 p.m., at Marian Kneer Stadium. Interested students should contact associate head coach Tina Kramos at

The Redbirds went 28-20 overall and 13-7 in the MVC in 2013, including three wins against top-25 foes. The 2014 squad will be without four senior starters from this past season's team, including MVP Player of the Year Elizabeth Kay, but returns three All-Valley selections - first baseman Laura Canopy, outfielder Nichelle Harrison and pitcher Taylor Baxter. Your online source for Illinois State Athletics, tickets, Weisbecker Scholarship Fund gifts, multimedia, Redbird merchandise, photos and more.