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Adie set the WMA course record twice this season.
Peter prepared for the season by joining a rowing club during the summer.
Sara stayed with the team throughout the season despite missing the last three meets due to illness.
Derick, a postgraduate, will play for the Division I Hatters in Florida.

Varsity Softball

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Katelyn Mercer '15 pitches club team to silver medal

Carly Venditti '16 wins national softball tournament

Softball wins Trustees Cup

Titans beat Marianapolis in Class B semifinal

Titans featured on masslive.com

WMA takes 9-game winning streak into playoffs

Erin Demers '16 named to all-star team

Teammates Emma Kindblom '17, Erin Demers '16 face each other in summer softball final

Emma Kindblom '17 selected to play in all-star game

Win over King pushes league record to 4-3 for young Titans

WMA tops Pomfret

Titans beat Stoneleigh

 

2014

Class B finalist

Trustees Cup winner

All-League: Erin Demers '16, Emma Kindblom '17

 

2013

All-League: Erin Demers '16, Emma Kindblom '17

 

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Overview

     Wilbraham & Monson Academy Softball was established shortly after the merger of the two school in 1971 and developed substantially after the arrival of Coach Don Kelly in 1977.  The team is part of the Western New England Prep School Softball Association (WNEPSSA) and plays a competitive schedule that includes Class A, B and C schools. In the 2010 season, the Titan Softball program earned the fourth seed in the WNEPSSA Class C tournament, and reached the final of the Class B tournament in 2014.

 

Philosophy

     The focus of the program is on developing solid defense skills, fundamental hitting, and aggressive base running. Through the course of a season, there is strong emphasis placed on developing sustained physical and mental effort, learning to improve individual skills and team performance, and learning how to react positively to mistakes. An essential component of a Titan Softball practice is to build and maximize physical ability.  Each day, through practice and training, we look to develop the ten recognized general physical skills:  coordination, agility, balance, accuracy, power, speed, flexibility, endurance, stamina, and strength.
     Coach Erik Kindblom feels it is very important that athletes participate in multiple sports, and strongly encourages his players to do so. If athletes are to fully develop their own ability, a general, wide-ranging and extensive approach to athletic competition and physical fitness is vital. Coach Kindblom says, "I want every student-athlete I coach to feel valued in all aspects of their lives at the Academy. Academics is first and foremost, and I will continually remind them that this is the most important aspect of their future.      Softball is meant to be a fun experience, and a way for them to push themselves to excel in a different way, but ultimately to develop them further for the challenges of life."
     Titans Softball is always looking for the opportunity to meet student-athletes who have a strong work ethic in the classroom and on the athletic field, and share with them the opportunities that exist here at WMA. The Academy has a long tradition of academic excellence and very strong college placement, and we have many student-athletes who go on and continue playing their sport in college. If you are interested in learning more about the Titan Softball program, please feel free to contact Coach Kindblom by e-mail at ekindblom@WMA.us or by phone at 413.596.9104.



Recent Results
Sunday, 11/16/2014
Varsity Girls Soccer
  vs. Groton School
Final
L   |  2-0
Saturday, 11/15/2014
Varsity Girls Soccer
  vs. Governor's Academy
Semifinal
W   |  4-2

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