Softball and Baseball

 

                               

Welcome to the University of Nottingham Softball and Baseball Club.

Welcome to a club that balances a light hearted environment with playing high level sport. From total beginner to self-proclaimed professional we accept all! So why not try your hand at something a little different? 

Welcome 2017

You can find us at the Welcome Sports Fair at David Ross Sports Centre.

You can also find out about all sport activities during Welcome Week at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sport/welcome

Tasters:

We are hosting a taster session for anyone who’d like to try  Softball, Baseball or both!

Softball taster session 30/09/17 3-5pm - Jubillee campus.

Baseball taster session 1/10/17 12:30-3:30pm Jubilee campus.

This is free-of-charge and all are welcome –it doesn’t matter if you’ve never played before!

We’re also part of the Engage programme so you can try Softball and Baseball any [TBC] for free if you have sports and fitness membership or just a small charge if you don’t. Visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/sport/engage for more information.

Membership

Membership fees for our club are £15 for the 17/18 academic year. This includes access to both sports.

Please note, that UoN sports and fitness membership is also required to be part of our club. Early Bird membership is available until 6 October and for £189 includes the following:

  • Access to the new £40 million David Ross Sports Village
  • Three fully-equipped fitness suites
  • Over a hundred weekly group exercise classes
  • 25m pool
  • Indoor sports halls and squash courts

Visit www.nottingham.ac.uk/sport/membership for more details.

Competition

We have 2/3 depending on number competitive teams who compete in the following leagues / competitions:

National competition twice a year for both Softball and Baseball.

M1ST – Baseball tournament

Local Softball league tournament.

Invitation competitions for both Softball and Baseball

 

Training

Baseball:

Wednesday 20:30 – 22:30 Jubilee Campus

Sunday 13:30-16:30 pm Jubilee Campus

Softball:

Saturday 14:00pm – 17:00pm Jubilee Campus

Additional activities

Socials!

End of year social for Softball and baseball is legendary.

2015 – paintballing

2016 – Zorb football

2017 - Zorb football

Interested in Softball or Baseball?

Want to try your hand at a rapidly growing University sport from across the pond. Want to get involved in a club that is going to push the intensity and development of both Softball and Baseball in the UK. Nottingham Softball and Baseball club is right for you then. Either play for the Softball team, Baseball team or both!

We have also recently been granted our own pitch as well by the university so we have a dedicated location to play on

The University of Nottingham Softball and Baseball club caters for the full range of abilities, with an emphasis on coaching as well as playing competitively. We pride ourselves on our warm, welcoming nature and increasingly intense style of play. We can train you from a beginner to an A team player in no time! Or cater for those who have played before and give them a quality experience. All skill level are welcome.

Our season comes down to two major tournaments at national level, we want to put out the best teams we possible can and you can be a part of that.

In between there are a number of league games against local sides and other Universities as well as friendlies. There are big plans for both Softball and Baseball, not only at the University but across the UK, so it is an exciting time to be a part of the club. If you have any questions about the different sports check out our pages, or send us an email.

Find us on:

Twitter: @NottUniSoftball

Facebook: UoNSoftballBaseballClub

or Email: SuSoftballClub@gmail.com

Baseball page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/166211676792824/

Softball page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/385085908313199/

                           

Softball

The Softball team has been long established at the University of Nottingham and has been going from strength to strength. We are always pushing to bring in new players to help boost our skills and abilites.

The Softball team has also recently had a name change to the Arrows and we plan to use this as the foundations to push the team forward into greatness.

In 2014 the team won the National University Softball Championships beating Loughborough in a thrilling final as well as competing well in the local league and other tournaments throughout the year.

The team plays regularly throughout the year against local teams, with indoor matches being played during the winter and then a shift to outdoor matches in the summer. So we can provide plenty of game time for those who want to be playing a lot of sport.

There are also a number of tournaments such as; Labor day, Firstball and the National Championships. There is plenty of opportunity for everyone to play matches throughout the year. 

All are welcome!

                                 

Baseball

Think you can hit a home run? Think you can pitch a curve ball?

The Baseball team has been very successful, finishing in the top three at the National University Baseball Championships for several years running.

The Baseball, also known as the Theives is always looking for new players and is becoming increasingly competitive and we'd like to have you new players coming along to help push the team towards its potential.

The team plays regular matches against other universities as well as local teams and the game is increasing in popularity throughout the UK. Combining a relaxed atmosphere with consistent success in national tournaments has meant the University of Nottingham baseball club will cater to whatever level of ability you are. Most people who joined have never played before, but we'll quickly get you up to speed and you'll be crushing the ball in no time! 

                            

Diversity

As a club we are also supporting no Homophobia in sports and warmly welcome all those from the LGBT community.

 

We look forward to meeting you all and feel free to get in contact with us before you arrive in September for more information!

 

 

 



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