Owens Community College hosts Express Baseball Unsigned Senior Showcase, Jan. 29
Prospective high school seniors interested in playing intercollegiate baseball are invited to Owens Community College to display their talents and receive instruction and evaluation as men’s baseball serves as host to the Express Baseball Unsigned Senior Showcase on Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012.
The Express Baseball Unsigned Senior Showcase will take place from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the College’s Student Health and Activities Center on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
High School seniors will be divided into groups and receive individual instruction on baseball skills, which will include an evaluation of each player’s hitting, pitching, throwing and defensive techniques. Attendees will learn about custom exercises for baseball and gain tips on improving their hitting and pitching.
The Owens men’s baseball program finished the 2011 season with a 25-13 overall record and in second place in the OCCAC (9-5 record). Coached by Del Young, Owens lost to Vincennes University in the NJCAA Sub-Region XII Championships.
Parents and coaches are invited to attend the event to listen and observe at no additional charge. Participants are encouraged to wear baseball pants or sweats, T-shirts and tennis/cross training shoes. Additionally, attendees should bring their own baseball glove, bat, helmet and catcher’s equipment.
The fee for the Express Baseball Unsigned Senior Showcase is $65. For more information, or to register, call (567) 661-7936 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7936, or e-mail [email protected]. Individuals can also register online by accessing the College’s website at www.owens.edu/athletics/camps.html.