Sacred Heart University Softball Camps

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, CT


Overview

Campers will get to play at the brand new Pioneer Park Softball Stadium. One of the best turf softball facilities in the northeast, Pioneer Park Stadium also includes batting cages, bullpens, and more. Join us this summer for the best softball camp in New England!


About Our Coaches

Elizabeth Luckie

Sacred Heart University’s Softball Camp will be directed by Sacred Heart’s Head Softball Coaches Elizabeth “Bippy” Luckie and Pam London. Bippy and Pam are now in their 26th year at Sacred Heart and have earned 523 wins. They have appeared in 10 NCAA Tournament Appearances as either a player or coach.

In 2009, Luckie and London led their program to their first ever NEC Championship, earning a spot in the NCAA Tournament at the Division-1 level. They then went on to further Pioneer history in earning the school’s first win in any sport at a D-1 NCAA tournament with a 3-1 win over Cornell

Bippy and Pam anchored the middle infield for Sacred Heart in 1984 and 1985 and lead their team to an 89-12 record, which was highlighted by back to back appearances in the D-2 final four. In 1997, Luckie was recognized for her collegiate softball exploits when she was inducted into the Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame.

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Pam London

Pam London enters her 26th season as a member of the Sacred Heart coaching staff. She will begin her eighth year as the co-head coach of the team, sharing duties with Elizabeth Luckie. She was named the Northeast Conference Co-Head Coach of the Year in 2009, leading Sacred Heart to its first Northeast Conference Championship.  Under London and Luckie, the 2009 squad made its first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance a successful one with a 3-1 victory over Cornell.

London captured her second Northeast Conference title in 2011 as the SHU won 29 games en route to a second crown in three seasons.  London had two Pioneers earn major Northeast Conference awards in 2011 as Taylor Froelich was tabbed the NEC Player of the Year and Nicole Sidor was selected the league's Most Improved Player.

In 2014, she was recognized for her career achievements when she was inducted into the Connecticut Scholastic and Collegiate Softball Hall of Fame.

As teammates for two seasons, 1984 and 1985, London and Luckie anchored the middle of the Pioneers infield, leading those teams to a sparkling 89-12 record, which was highlighted by back-to-back trips to the Division II Final Four.

London was a three-year starter at second base from 1984-86 and appeared in two NCAA Division II Final Fours. As a senior tri-captain, London was named to the All-NECC Team.

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Jen Russell

Jen Russell begins her second season as the Pioneers’ pitching coach in 2014. A graduate of Sacred Heart, she led the softball team to two Northeast Conference titles in 2009 and 2011. In 2009, she helped the team make history earning the school’s first win in any sport at a division I NCAA Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Cornell. A four-time All-NEC selection, Russell was named the NEC Tournament MVP both championship seasons.

Before coming to Sacred Heart in 2007, Russell played four years of softball at St. Joseph's High School in Trumbull, Conn. where she served as team captain her senior year. She led St. Joseph’s to the FCIAC and CIAC Championship her senior season. In 2007, she was named Connecticut Player of the Year, Connecticut Post All-Area and Co-MVP. She was selected as CIAC and FCIAC playoff MVP as a senior. Russell earned first team All-FCIAC honors junior and senior years, and was named All-FCIAC Second-Team as a sophomore.

She is currently pursuing her Masters in Education at Sacred Heart, and will graduate in December, while teaching tenth grade geometry at Bassick High School in Bridgeport, Conn.

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Camp Details

Overnight: Check in will be from 12:30pm-1PM on Sunday July 26 th at The Softball Field, Pioneer Park.

Extended Day: Check in will be from 12:30pm-1PM on Sunday July 26 th at The Softball Field, Pioneer Park. Campers should be dropped off at 9am and picked up at 8:30 pm each day.

Day: Check in will be from 12:30pm-1PM on Sunday July 26 th at The Softball Field, Pioneer Park. Campers should be dropped off at 9am and picked up at 4pm each day.

Check Out: All Campers will check out at 12 PM Thursday July 30th at the Softball Field.


Reviews (3)

reviews-10 Jen W. - Camper

I just wanted to thank the staff at Sacred Heart University for a great week of Softball. My batting has greatly improved and I feel so much better prepared for the fall tournaments I have coming up.

reviews-10 Rachel T. - Camper

I had the best time at camp this summer. The coaches were very easy to approach about spending some extra time working on hitting drills with me. Thanks so much Revolution Softball!

reviews-10 Randy P. - Dad

The facilities at Sacred Heart University were great. The field conditions were top-notch and it really inspired my daughter to want to play softball in college. Thanks for being extra motivation for her.

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