Tennessee baseball announces fall camp dates

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT/SUBMITTED) -- The Tennessee baseball program will host its 2013 Fall Catching and Hitting clinics, as well as the annual Fall High School Showcase during the months of September and October at Lindsey Nelson Stadium on the University of Tennessee campus.

Open to grades 6-12, the Fall Hitting clinic will be held on four consecutive Mondays in September (9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30) from 6-9 p.m. ET. Junior high players will train from 6-7:30 p.m., while high school athletes will swing the bats from 7:30-9 p.m. The clinic will cover key hitting fundamentals and will be an opportunity to gain knowledge and hands-on instruction both in small groups and one-on-one with members of the Vols’ coaching staff.

The Fall Catching clinic will cover complete instruction in all areas of catching including stance, receiving, blocking, throwing, pitcher-catcher relationship, calling a game and much more. The camp will be held on four consecutive Tuesdays from Sept. 10 – Oct. 1 (9/10, 9/17, 9/24, 10/1) and is open to players grades 6-12. Junior high players will train from 6-7:30 p.m., while high school athletes will work out from 7:30-9 p.m.

Available to the first 90 registered campers, the 2013 High School Showcase will be run by the Tennessee baseball coaching staff and is open to any and all entrants grades 9-12. The clinic will be held from Sept. 13-15 and consist of a professional skills competition and scrimmages at one of the nation’s finest college baseball venues.

“If you’re a high school player that’s interested in becoming a better player and experiencing baseball the Tennessee way, I advise you to sign up for our Showcase Camp in September,” said head coach Dave Serrano.

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