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Owens Community College Hosts Express Baseball Camp, Jan. 17-18
Owens Community College will offer area baseball players the opportunity to learn about the fundamentals of the sport as the College hosts a two-day Express Baseball Camp, Saturday-Sunday, January 17-18.
The baseball camp runs daily from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the College's Student Health and Activities Center (SHAC) on the Toledo-area Campus. Owens is located on Oregon Road, four miles from Downtown Toledo.
Camp instructors will include Owens Express Head Coach Bob Schultz and Assistant Coaches John LoCascio and Scott Tucker. Youth ages 8-18 will be divided by age groups and receive instruction on baseball skills, which will include an evaluation of each player's hitting and fielding techniques. In addition, attendees will learn about custom exercises for baseball and gain tips on improving hitting, pitching and fielding.
The men's baseball program finished the 2002-03 campaign with a 38-23 overall record and a 14-6 mark (second place) in the regular season standings of the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference (OCCAC). The 38 victories mark the highest win total in program history. Owens men's baseball finished the regular season ranked No. 24 in the NJCAA Division II poll.
Parents and coaches are invited to attend the camp to listen and observe at no additional charge.
The camp fee is $65. For more information, or to register, contact the Owens Athletics Office at (567) 661-7973 or 1-800-GO-OWENS, Ext. 7973.
Owens Community College is the fastest-growing higher educational institution in Ohio with 26 consecutive semesters of enrollment increases. On the Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses, Owens serves more than 40,000 credit and non-credit students making it the number one choice for Northwest Ohio college students. Owens is committed to providing small classes, personal attention and unmatched affordability. Owens Community College offers over 130 program areas in Agriculture, Business, Fine and Performing Arts, Health, Public Service, Skilled Trades, Industrial and Engineering Technologies. Owens students also can earn the first two years of a bachelor's degree with a smooth transfer to any area four-year college or university.