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Who We Are

We are the 2016 PLU Lutes Softball team, and this year we are on a mission to go from Good to Great. As a team, we are tough, accountable, selfless and confident, and we consistently strive to embody these traits in our community, classrooms, and on the field. To us, this means being present in every area of our lives as student-athletes. By committing to this, we are able to adjust to adversity and overcome obstacles as individuals and together as a team. We aim to represent PLU in the best light possible by constantly striving for excellence.

Project Outcomes and Benefits

Being a team from the Pacific Northwest, we tend to have to spend a lot of our pre-season practices indoors out of the rain in order to get better. One thing that would greatly benefit our progress in the preseason this year and for years to come would be a pitching machine. The pitching machine would serve as a way for us to see simulated “live” pitching with similar speed and accuracy to the high-caliber pitching that we expect to face in our conference. Finding new ways to train our bodies and minds is another way for PLU softball to go from good to great. The V Flex combo are a brain based training set that can be used for both pitchers and hitters, allowing a new level of performance to be obtained.        

This year, our travel costs consisted of two preseason trips. We traveled to Dallas, TX in early February for one week, and Mesa, AZ for four days to follow the Dallas trip. Being able to travel to play live games in the preseason benefits us because it allows us to get outside and see live competition after spending a long preseason indoors. Since we aren’t allowed to compete with other teams in our area before the conference begins, it is important for us to be able to go places where we will see competition that we’re likely to see again in the postseason.


It’s a Team Effort!

We’re so excited about the opportunity to reach out to our community, family and friends in our journey toward excellence this season. We can’t wait to add you to the list of people who have helped Lute Softball along our way. To show our appreciation for your donations, we will be recognizing you with much gratitude on our social media platforms and live at our games. On behalf of the PLU Lutes Softball team, we hope that you’ll contribute to our ambition, and we sincerely thank you for your support!

GO LUTES!


What's Happening? (Feb. 18)

  Published on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016 at 07:01 PM (PST)



Hey Luteball Fans and Supporters! 

Last weekend, the PLU Softball team traveled to Arizona, to compete in a four game series with Benedictine University at Mesa. The aim of the trip was to prepare us for the change in our upcoming conference schedule, where we will be playing four-game series' with teams rather than two-game series'. We were also excited to have the chance to get out on the dirt and in the sun! The trip was a very successful one— we came away with all four wins, having run-ruled the team in 3 of the 4 games. Like Texas, this trip was a learning experience for us as a team, and we’ve been working hard in and out of practice to prepare to have success in our conference schedule. We hit the road again for Oregon next weekend for our first conference series against Pacific on Feb. 27-28.


Thank you so much for your time and support! Another update soon to come…

GO LUTES! #DWWD


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