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Lynn University

njbaseballkid2015 ·
Anyone have info on them? Any info at all. I know about the school and education, but what about baseball? How/where they recruit, showcases they attend, how their camps are, and, above all, how to get their attention from all the way up in Jersey?...
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2015 Northern Virginia HS Showcase Camp @ GMU

jmrw20 ·
2015 Northern Virginia HS Showcase Camp @ GMU Grades 9-12 Location: Raymond H. "Hap" Spuhler Field Saturday, September 5, 2015 to Sunday, September 6, 2015 Camp Cost: $250.00 Link: http://collegebaseballcamps.com/patriots If you have any questions...
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Re: Lynn University

2Bmom ·
I don't know anything about Lynn directly, but one of my son's JUCO teammates is going there next year.They play in the Sunshine State Conference and are in the middle of the pack baseball-wise. The player that is going there is a big 1B/3B/P who hits with power. I don't know how they recruit, but I can tell you that one way to be seen by them is to play for a Florida JUCO. Here's the SSC baseball website http://www.sunshinestateconfer...sport.asp?sportID=18
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Re: What questions should I ask on a campus visit?

CatsPop ·
Questions to ask the coach during your unofficial visit When you go on your unofficial visit, one of your top priorities should be to ask the coach any questions you have about the school and the program. Before you go, write down your questions and keep adding to the list throughout your visit. When it’s time to talk to the coach, you’ll have your list ready to go, rather than trying to come up with questions on the spot. Here some examples of questions you might want to ask: What are the...
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Re: What questions should I ask on a campus visit?

CaCO3Girl ·
To be clear, my son is just starting this chaos, so I have NOT been there and done that, but this is what I would like to know. 1. Am I required to live anywhere specific? Some schools have a baseball "house", others say in the dorms, others say they don't care, some make you room with a baseball player. 2. If I take THIS major do you think I can graduate on time or am I required to take summer or winter school? Do you have a cap on the credits per semester I am allowed to take? 3. Can I...
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Re: What questions should I ask on a campus visit?

Iowamom23 ·
Since you're going to a school with a new coaching staff, you might ask what drew the coaches to the college and what they like about it, plus what they would like to change moving forward and how you might fit into that new direction.
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coachld ·
Congrats to you!!! Hope one of those schools ends up being a great fit for you! As for questions, I think a lot depends on what you hope to accomplish as a student and athlete at said school. I know my son wanted to know about player development. What is their track record in terms of developing players? Do they do their best to provide all players multiple opportunities to perform in games and prove themselves? In terms of academics, do they support players who choose to challenge...
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Re: What questions should I ask on a campus visit?

Midwest Mom ·
Responses above are great. We had a discussion last week with a HC in which my son also asked: What is the team culture? What are you looking for in your 20XX class? Where would you see me fitting?
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DesertDuck ·
What questions should I ask on a campus visit? Any chance you could throw in a rally girl with that offer?
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Re: What questions should I ask on a campus visit?

Iowamom23 ·
No. See ya.
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George Mason University Baseball Hitting and Offense Skills Camp

jmrw20 ·
11/06 – 12/04 ~ Friday to Friday 2015 Bill Brown Hitting and Offense Skills Camp (4-Week Friday Camp) Location: Mason Field House-Fairfax, VA | Grade 7-12 http://collegebaseballcamps.com/patriots
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Bill Brown Summer Baseball Camp

jmrw20 ·
This day-camp, open to players between the ages of 7 and 13, offers personal and group instruction in all phases of the game of baseball. Our knowledgeable and energetic staff will provide proper instruction and drills to enhance the skill level of...
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Bellevue University (NE) Profile

CollegebaseballInsights ·
Bellevue University - NAIA school in Nebraska, plays in the North Star Athletic Association 5 year record 237 - 77 2019 Season Player Distribution by Player Based on last 3 years, team are heavily upperclassmen, many players come from Junior College programs. Baseball expenses 2009 - 2018
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What questions should I ask on a campus visit?

D1__ ·
First of all to all the dads on here that told me it was to late for me to play at the next level and that I should give up and play club ball I just wanna say my recruiting has picked up significantly �� thanks for the motivation! Now for my main question. I’ve spoken to a few schools recently and two of them have invited me and my dad one for a campus visit the other to a fall league game. My question is what questions should I ask these coaches once I arrive. A little background I’m a...
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Illinois Indians 15U, 16U, 17U, & 18U Tryouts

ILIndians ·
http://www.hometeamsonline.com...ion&formID=85780 Tryout Dates & Times (15U - 18U) Wednesday, July 30th - 6:00PM Sunday, August 3rd - 3:00PM Wednesday, August 6th - 6:00PM Sunday, August 10th - 3:00PM Wednesday, August 13th - 6:00PM - at University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) **** Skill Show Video Shooting ( https://www.skillshow.com/event.php?ev_id=423 ) Sunday, August 17th - 3:00PM - at University of Illinois-Chicago (UIC) Every tryout registrant will receive the following: -...
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Tyler Wilson get first AAA win

Baseball Clearinghouse ·
NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Former University of Virginia pitcher Tyler Wilson won his first game at the AAA level in the Norfolk Tides 7-4 win over the Durham Bulls on Tuesday night at Harbor Park. click here to view WAVY TV 10 video and article
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Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

NorCalBBDad ·
A quick summary of two camps my 2020 RHP (PO) attended over the past two months. I thought that both were very good. University of Oregon: One day camp for all positions. Outdoors. The weather was a bit chilly but in the sun was very nice. The quality of the campers attending was good. I didn't see anyone that clearly did not belong -- which is not to say that all were D1 prospects, just to say that all looked like decent high school baseball players. The campers were given UO baseball...
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

22and25 ·
Great write up and information. I was struck by the fact that you did a lot of the communication with the coaches both before and after the camp. I have gotten the impression here, and from other sources, that the players should always be the one reaching out to coaches and following up. Have coaches been open to communication from you rather than your son generally throughout his recruiting process?
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

JCG ·
I had never heard of High Point before. Sounds very cool. Great website! Having lived in NorCal for 20+ years, I've known a lot of Ducks, and they all love their school.
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

chazball ·
Thanks for the camp info, best of luck to your son!
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

T_Thomas ·
High Point has invested a ton of money into their facilities and programs over the last 10 years or so. They are really trying to develop the university into a well-respected regional private institution to compete with schools like Davidson, Furman, and maybe Wake Forest. The student base is growing, and they're drawing more and more from all around the country. We went to a camp there last year, and I agree with assessment of the coaching staff. Very well organized and enjoyable camp.
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

Gunner Mack Jr. ·
Norcalbbdad - I have to think Oregon vs High Point might be the craziest discrepancy between schools of all time! I mean P5 vs Big South. One question out of curiosity - is High Point still looking at 2020's? We toured High Point to look at the school and I can only say its crazy unique. They work on kids life skills, play classical music between classes, buildings have the feel that you are in Disney. Its a cool place but wasn't the right fit for what we were looking. We did see the field...
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

NorCalBBDad ·
Yeah we did the campus tour too at the end of last summer, and it really was something else - as you said, the music, the statues, the fountains ... we toured Elon the next day and the Elon tour guide said "High Point. I hear that place is like a resort." She's not far off. I think they are still looking for 2020s as they are a lower tier D1 school. I'm sure they have offers out to people that are waiting to hear from other schools themselves and that will shake out over the next few weeks.
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Re: Camp Reports: Univ. of Oregon and High Point University (NC)

NorCalBBDad ·
Yeah, it definitely breaks the hsbbweb advice for sure. but my son has ADD and other than that is just a typical high school kid. Not a lot of executive function and not a self starter. And I'm no better. What I should have done was sat down with him and drafted a note to the coach for him to send, but I was lazy and had a suspicion the coach would quickly figure out I ghost wrote it for him. Really strange, but for the most part coaches have been very responsive. The only team that was...
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University of Chicago

12whitesox12 ·
I am a 2021 INF interested in the University of Chicago baseball program. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the program (academic requirements for acceptance, baseball requirements for recruitment, how serious baseball is taken, etc.) I will most likely contact them sometime during the spring/summer. I will probably be attending a Headfirst Camp this summer, but I am waiting to see what schools are attending before I register. My measurables in the spring will most likely be...
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Re: University of Chicago

Goosegg ·
The absolute first cut for these HAs are academics: GPA, ACT/SAT, rigor of curriculum. What are your stats in this arena? The hot time for D3 recruiting is as a rising senior; Ivies begin as rising juniors, but continue through the next summer. Are you sure you feel academically challenged at a JUCO? I know of no JUCOs which are on the same level as UC or HA D1s; you're at two different ends of the spectrum. Any HF camp will be chock full of D3 and D1 HAs; don't limit yourself to specific...
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Re: University of Chicago

CollegebaseballInsights ·
Here are some visuals: 2019 Player Distribution by State 2019 Player Distribution by Position 2019 Team Roster Insights - Player Attrition - Graduation Class under vs upper In-State vs out-of-State Head Coach Tenure Team performance last 5 years 2018 Athletic budget Baseball budget last 2009 - 2018. 2019 baseball budget will be available in March Hope this helps.
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Re: University of Chicago

12whitesox12 ·
@Goosegg Would only go to JUCO to develop as a baseball player. Took ACT end of last year and got a 27. That score was without studying, and I am now in a class. Next ACT I expect to be in the 30s, hopefully 32+. GPA and class rigor are all good.
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Re: University of Chicago

12whitesox12 ·
@fenwaysouth UC is test optional too. My grades are good, but I do have a few B+s. Is test optional really test optional? What other things would they look at and could it possibly help athletes?
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Re: University of Chicago

Gunner Mack Jr. ·
Test optional really means test optional and it's not an "extra" requirement to play D1 baseball. There are a lot of colleges that do not require the SAT/ACT for admissions. If the school doesn't require the SAT and you don't send an SAT it will NOT impact your chances to get into the school. Below is a link to a listing of test optional schools. For instance 12whitesox12 you mentioned the patriot league earlier you have Holy Cross and Bucknell who are optional. You correctly point out U Chi...
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Re: University of Chicago

fenwaysouth ·
12whitesox12, Based on the College Navigator, you'd probably want to shoot a little higher ~34 Composite, 35 English, 33-34 Math on the ACT scores to put you at 50th percentile. This is assuming you have the baseball skills the Univ of Chicago is looking for. If you have these two things covered then you have a fighting chance with Admissions. This is an extremely selective University. https://nces.ed.gov/collegenav...amp;id=144050#admsns Best of luck going forward!
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Re: University of Chicago

12whitesox12 ·
@Goosegg I appreciate your response as well. Do you think the measurables listed in the OP would be enough coupled with a 32 ACT for Patriot League, Ivys, and other HA schools? Last year was a rough year for me hitting wise. I completely revamped my swing and have improved my EV off a tee from around 80 at the beginning of the summer to around 87-89 today. I assumed that my numbers would be good enough for UC and schools of the like just from comparing them with PG and PBR stats. Big focus...
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Re: University of Chicago

RoadRunner ·
UC is test optional. There are a few D1s that are also test optional.
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nycdad ·
Test optional is if you don't play baseball. Maybe someone else can correct me, but I believe you need to take the ACT/SAT if you plan to play D1 baseball.
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Re: University of Chicago

Gunner Mack Jr. ·
You should reach out to Zoom2020 and Pitcherparent2020. Both their sons got into U Chicago to play baseball this past December. That is a tough one to pull off but clearly doable. U Chicago will be at headfirst for sure. Your academic measurables will be as important as your athletic measurables. Best of luck.
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Re: University of Chicago

12whitesox12 ·
Am I behind the 8 ball though? Seeking HA D3s, JUCO, and HA D1s. How many opportunities will I have the summer of my junior year if I attend these camps, am realistic about my level, and contact coaches at target schools?
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Re: University of Chicago

BBMomAZ ·
FYI - University of Chicago coaches are confirmed for all HeadFirst camps in the North East this summer: https://www.headfirsthonorroll...ball-showcase-camps/ . Click on each session and you can see a list of schools and coaches who will attend.
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Re: University of Chicago

CollegebaseballInsights ·
Below is any example of Parkland, 2019 ~31 players were on 4 yr rosters
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Goosegg ·
Thanks for the quick update. Others will chime in; I view a 32 as the minimum AND that needs to he coupled with D1 skills to be realistically considered by an Ivy. (There are lower scores admitted, but it's a sliding scale with the lower scores being reserved for potential All-Americans. If you haven't done so, do a quick search for, and fill in, the Ivy Academic Index to see your score. Also, research the concept of "Ivy Bands." Here you can develop an understanding of the sliding scale.)...
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Re: University of Chicago

anotherparent ·
12whitesox12 , it sounds from your posts that you have high aspirations for school and baseball, and are wondering if your baseball abilities will be able to get into a super-selective school. No-one can really say, because it will depend on lots of things, including (especially since you're a position player) how you play (hit) in front of coaches, at Headfirst or elsewhere. The best advice is not to put all your eggs in one basket, or even only a few baskets. There are a lot of great...
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Re: University of Chicago

fenwaysouth ·
12whitesox12 , The most important recruiting measurables with Univ of Chicago is going to be your grades, academic rigor and SAT/ACT scores. Very difficult school to get into with or without baseball. If you currently have desirable academic numbers for the Univ of Chicago and it is your top school, why wait? Try to start a dialogue now with the coaches in advance of HeadFirst or other academic showcases. Take the initiative. Over the last 4 years, I've known a couple people that were...
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Re: University of Chicago

Gov ·
A 32 ACT with solid baseball skills will be attractive by HC Fitzgerald. Once you hit the academic benchmark, please remember these guys are true baseball guys looking for the best players they can get. As pointed out, as a position player you've got to be a hitter! Other metrics: get the IF velo up to mid 80's you'll be fine, as long as: You have quick fielding actions, quick to the ball and athletic. Get your 60 speed down to 6.9 should be the goal, a 7.3 is not attractive. Working on your...
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Re: University of Chicago

Gunner Mack Jr. ·
I just looked and it does seem to be some kind of eligibility factor for the clearinghouse. This is not my area of expertise in the least so I look forward to the answer. The school's admissions though wouldn't use these scores, I mean how could they if test-optional but NYCDad may be right that you have to take the test. The OP has likely already met the min standard for the clearinghouse with a 27 ACT. Again though not my area of expertise.
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Re: University of Chicago

smokeminside ·
Whitesox, listen to Gov. Also, pretty sure Fitzgerald has fewer slots with admissions than some other HA academic schools. Also, if he doesn't follow up with you after he's seen you play, and you've let him know UC is your top choice, then move on. There are other great options out there. One other thought. Try the SAT in addition to retaking the ACT. My son scored 27 on ACT his first go around, too, then after having a tutor for six months, scored a 28. Yippee. But then he took the old SAT...
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Re: University of Chicago

Smitty28 ·
I recall my son had to report his SAT score when he applied for the NCAA clearinghouse for D1 athletic eligibility. I recall this was not an optional box. Am I mistaken about this?
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Re: University of Chicago

BBMomAZ ·
I'm pretty sure that NCAA requires DI and DII athletes to submit SAT or ACT scores for eligibility: http://www.ncaa.org/student-at...s/future/test-scores DIII athletes don't register with NCAA so I'm assuming only the school's criteria would apply? It seems that NAIA athletes have to meet two out of three academic criteria (test score being one of them): https://www.ncsasports.org/nai...-center/requirements
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Re: University of Chicago

12whitesox12 ·
Appreciate the responses. Will be sure to take the advice.
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Re: University of Chicago

Goosegg ·
The test optional strategy is intended to boost the pool of underrepresented applicants. First gen, kids graduating from poor schools, socio-economically challeged (think Appalachia or inner city), etc. The purpose of broadening out the application pool was not to enhance or give any advantage to athletic recruits. "The University of Chicago, which made the SAT and ACT optional last year, reports a record enrollment this fall of first-generation, low-income and rural students and veterans."...
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Re: University of Chicago

BishopLeftiesDad ·
Several D3 schools got in trouble several years ago, when using the test optional admissions for athletes. When considering Financial Aid for those who went the test optional route, Athletics were taken into consideration That is a big no-no in D3. Similar to the old Leadership scholly's, form long ago. FA departmanets were granting them based on being a captian for the prospective students sport. Now D3 has a better handle on that, and Thletics cannot be considered for FA, even in these...
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Re: University of Chicago

Batty67 ·
Good luck. Non-baseball anecdote, my daughter had perfect grades, 5s in 4 AP exams, and 1 4 in the 5th ones, and superb SATs. She really was interested in U. Chicago. Until she realized her academics were still in the bottom third of applicants.
 
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