Wednesday, January 4, 2012
GWU Hitting Camp will be held in indoor facilities on January 21
Gardner-Webb head baseball coach Rusty Stroupe has announced that the Hitting Camp scheduled for January 21 will be held as scheduled with the use of indoor facilities being available on campus. Hitting camp will take place on Saturday, January 21 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Staff for the event: Rusty Stroupe- Head Baseball Coach, Gardner-Webb University; Blake Lalli, Chicago Cubs minor leaguer, Southern League All-Star three consecutive seasons in AA, national doubles batting champion in 2005 while at Gardner-Webb: Sean Walsh, current hitting coach at Brevard College, former All ACC tournament performer at NC State, former minor leaguer in Philadelphia Phillies organization. Former GWU star and current assistant coach Aaron Miller, as well as All-American current player Dusty Quattlebaum will also serve as instructors. Participants will be divided into high school, middle school, and elementary age groups. Emphasis for the high school group will be on how the new bats and bat standards will affect a hitter's swing and staff will cover adjustments that hitters need to make to continue to have success with the new bats. Cost for the camp is $35 and can be paid on the day of camp. To pre-register, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and confirm your attendance and participation on that day. Participants should report to the stadium by 12:45 p.m.and bring their bats if they have their own bat and turf or tennis shoes for drills that take place in the cage. The schedule for the day will include hitting lectures and numerous drill stations.