UTA Hosts Preseason Baseball/Softball Media Day

Feb. 5, 2018

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The UTA baseball and softball programs held their annual preseason media day on Monday at the Justin D. Wilson Hitting Facility inside Clay Gould Ballpark.

UTA Coach Darin Thomas - the 2017 Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year - and all-conference selections Will Olson, Omar Salinas and Trae Patterson met with assembled campus media and journalism students.

Softball Coach Peejay Brun and standouts Sandra Mendoza, Aileen Garcia, Whitney Walton, Laura Curry and Reagan Wright visited with the media and students to open the event. UTA returns three of four all-conference selections in 2017, including Krista Rude, Garcia and Mendoza.

The baseball Mavs will open their 2018 season on Friday, Feb. 16 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Clay Gould Ballpark. Softball opens their 2018 campaign on Friday in Baton Rouge, La., facing LSU and Syracuse in an opening-day doubleheader.

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