Camp Code: SBGRTT
Monday, 2:00 p.m. – All campers
Check in takes place TBD. (Extended Day and Day Campers will depart that evening at 9 p.m.)
Graduation will be at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday at the softball field.
For players ages 8-15 looking for lodging nearby, the Nike Softball Camp at Tufts University has secured the following hotels for your convenience. Please contact one of the following to inquire about rates and availabity...
Hyatt Place – Medford Square, Medford, MA (781) 395-8500
Best Western Hotel Tria, Cambridge, MA (617) 491-8000
Marriott Boston/Cambridge, Cambridge (617) 494-6600
La Quinta Inn and Suites, Somerville, MA (617) 625-5300
US Sports Camps combines with Nike and USA/ASA Softball to offer the Nike Softball Camps sponsored by USA Softball.
USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men's, Women's, Junior Boys' and Junior Girls' National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions.
Tufts University - Division III National Champions!!!
The Tufts University softball team (46-3) completed an undefeated run through the 2013 NCAA Division III Championship by winning 6-5 over Cortland to earn the Jumbo program's first national championship at the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire's Gelein Field. Tufts is the first New England team to win the NCAA Softball Championship since Eastern Connecticut State University in 1990.
Tufts is a leader in American higher education, distinctive for its success as a moderately sized university that excels at research and is committed to providing students with a personal experience. Tufts is a blend of both a research university and a liberal arts college, a unique combination that attracts students, faculty and staff who thrive in our environment of curiosity, creativity and engagement.
2013 New England Region and National Coaching Staff of the Year
Tufts University softball head coach Cheryl Milligan and her staff were named as both the New England Region and National Coaching Staff of the Year at the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) convention.
Coach Milligan, assistant coach Melissa Myers and assistant coach Jodie Moreau guided the Jumbos to the 2013 NCAA Division III Softball Championship and were honored at the convention during a brunch on Saturday (Dec. 7).
Tufts also won its fourth NCAA Regional title in 2013 with a 4-0 record at Babson College.
Coach Milligan's squad also swept through the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) championship to capture their eighth league title. Milligan was named NESCAC Coach of the Year for the second year in a row and for the sixth time of her career.
Sample Daily Schedule
- 7:00 a.m. Wake Up/Shower
- 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
- 9:00 a.m. Extended Day/Day Campers Arrive
- 9:15 a.m. Offensive Station Training
- 12:00 p.m. Lunch
- 1:00 p.m. Defensive Station and Position Training
- 3:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart
- 3:30 p.m. Live Hitting/Games
- 5:30 p.m. Dinner
- 7:00 p.m. Evening Activity
- 8:30 p.m. Fitness Center Open/Free Time
- 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart
- 10:00 p.m. Campers to Rooms
- 11:00 p.m. Lights Out