ARLINGTON, Texas -- The UTA baseball program – the defending Sun Belt Conference Western Division Champions – will host a pair of high school showcases in late October, it was announced by UTA Head Coach Darin Thomas on Wednesday.
The Mavs will host a high school showcase camp on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Clay Gould Ballpark and will welcome a team camp on Sunday, Oct. 29.
Attendees of the high school prospect clinic will go through an extensive professional style workout, starting with position players from 9 a.m. CT to 11:45 a.m., before the pitchers check in for the afternoon session at 12 p.m., with a complete afternoon game slated for 1 p.m.
The UTA team high school showcase camp will start at 9 a.m. CT on Sunday, Oct. 29 at Clay Gould Ballpark. Games will be held at 11:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. at Clay Gould Ballpark, with extensive infield/outfield and batting practice opportunities leading into game competition.
ABOUT UTA BASEBALL: The Mavs are coming off a 20-10 season in 2017 that saw UTA win the Sun Belt Western Division Championship, a first in program history. UTA saw five players earn all-conference honors, with four returning for 2018, and Darin Thomas earning Sun Belt Coach of the Year accolades. The Mavs are led by Thomas and a dynamic coaching unit, including recruiting coordinator and hitting coach Fuller Smith, a former star at Ole Miss, and catching coordinator Joel Bocchi, a former Arizona State backstop. Pitching coach Jon Wente, a former star at Arizona State and McNeese, brings an extensive resume as one of the nation's top junior college head coaches before joining the Mavs.
FOLLOW THE MAVS SOCIALLY
For up-to-date news, photos, videos and updates you can follow UTA sports program online at UTAMavs.com or via any of several social media accounts on Twitter @UTAMavs, Instagram @UTAMavs, Snapchat @UTAMavs and Facebook at UTArlingtonAthletics.
Texas Trust Scholar-Athlete Of The Week
BSB: Montgomery's Four-Hit Game Highlights Finale
BSB: Wernli Shines in Game Four Start
Texas Trust Scholar-Athlete of the Week
BSB: Cook, Vassar Highlight Third Game of Fall World Series
BSB: Daniel James Helps Even Fall World Series