CHICAGO – The University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation is happy to announce the creation of the University of Chicago Softball Fund.

The endowment was made doable by a devoted group of softball households, alumnae and followers. The fund will function a everlasting supply of ongoing help for the softball program and its priorities.

“We are incredibly grateful and extremely excited for the formation of this endowment fund for the softball program,” stated Head Softball Coach Ruth Kmak. “The generosity of the initial anonymous donor, our current team’s families, and our outstanding softball alumnae family will directly impact and enhance the experience of our student-athletes, now and in the future.  This fund will allow us to enrich the opportunities of our current and future players while also providing the foundation for a connective resource for our entire UChicago softball family past, present and future. We deeply appreciate the kindness and generosity of our family of softball donors and look forward to the opportunities this fund will provide for years to come!”

To contribute to the University of Chicago Softball Fund, go to the athletics giving web page and point out University of Chicago Softball Fund within the feedback, or contact Katie Britton at [email protected] for extra data.

About the Department of Athletics & Recreation on the University of Chicago

UChicago Athletics & Recreation sponsors 20 intercollegiate sports activities inside NCAA Division III (non-scholarship). UChicago competes primarily throughout the University Athletic Association (UAA), whose membership contains Brandeis University, Carnegie Mellon University, Case Western Reserve University, Emory University, New York University, University of Rochester (N.Y.) and Washington University in St. Louis. The Maroons are affiliate members of the Midwest Conference (MWC) in soccer and baseball, and the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) in girls’s lacrosse.

Over the course of the 2019-20 tutorial yr, the Maroons featured 66 All-Americans, 43 all-region honorees, six convention MVPs, three UAA Rookies of the Year and 100 all-conference performers.


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