December 09, 2004
USIís Kunkle, Medico to coach in Europe
EVANSVILLE, Ind.óUniversity of Southern Indiana softball Head Coach Sue Kunkle and Assistant Coach Annie Medico have been selected to coach a USA Athletes International squad in Europe this summer.
The two will direct a team of softball players from around the country to compete in the Robur í58 Softball Tournament, which draws teams from Holland, Sweden, Russia, Germany, and the United States, in Apeldoorn, Holland. The tournament will take place July 3-12, 2005.
Established in 1991, USA Athletes International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving amateur athletes the opportunity to experience the competition, history, and culture of other countries on an international level.
USI sent four players to Belgium last summer as part of USA Athletes International. Brooke Biggs, Shannon Emmons, Kristen Houseworth, and Nichole Pike helped their squad to a 5-0 record with its margin of victory anywhere from five runs to 22 runs.
Kunkle is entering her fourth season at the helm of the Screaming Eagles and has posted an 84-60 record during her first three seasons at USI. Medico is in her second season as an assistant to Kunkle.
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