WATERLOO, Ont. (January 30, 2013) - The Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks men's baseball team will host its second annual recruiting showcase for student-athletes interested in playing for the Golden Hawks on Sunday February 10, 2013.
The event, which will be held at RIM Park, an off-site training facility, as well as on the campus of Wilfrid Laurier University, will feature a training session, a tour of the university, a presentation on the program, lunch and a t-shirt. All aspects of the event will be overseen by Laurier's coaching staff, led by Head Coach SCOTT BALLANTYNE
The showcase is open to all high school students who are considering attending Laurier to play baseball as well as any interested university athletes, including those currently attending Wilfrid Laurier or other universities.
See below for a complete itinerary:
All Players (Pitchers and Position Players)
8:15am - Arrive at RIM Park and Sign-In
8:45am-10:45am - Training Session at RIM Park
10:45am-11:00am - Travel time to Laurier Campus
11:00am-12:30pm - Presentation in Bricker Academic Building (Laurier Campus)
12:30pm-1:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm-2:00pm - Campus Tour
"This will be our second annual event after hosting an extremely successful recruiting showcase in 2012," commented Head Coach SCOTT BALLANTYNE
. "Our most valuable rookie position player, Riley Robinson, as well as our most valuable rookie pitcher, Zachary Danilewitz
, both attended our recruiting showcase in 2012 and we hope that we can find more quality student-athletes at our 2013 showcase. Our goal at an event like this is to introduce high school baseball players to our great university and also show them what their post secondary experience would be like at Laurier, both as a student and as an athlete."
Since the 2009 season, the Golden Hawks have compiled an overall win-loss record of 67-42 for a winning percentage of .614 and are the two-time defending champions of the Brock Invitational Labour Day tournament.
For more details, please contact Laurier Head Coach SCOTT BALLANTYNE
RIM Park - 2001 University Ave. East, Waterloo
Wilfrid Laurier University Campus - 75 University Ave. West, Waterloo