CHICAGO – The University of Chicago softball team will embark on a 12-day trip to Australia from June 11-23.
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This will be the fourth international journey by Maroon softball. Previous team trips included Italy and Spain in 2013; Belgium, Germany and Holland in 2009; and Australia in 2005. UChicago varsity athletic teams have traveled to 22 countries on four continents since the inaugural trip in 1997.
Highlights of the itinerary include visits to the Australia Zoo, Stadbrooke Island, the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and an outback safari. Additionally, the Maroons have softball games scheduled in Brisbane and Sydney.