November 20, 2003
University Baseball and Midwest Baseball Academy Team
Up To Present Instructional Youth Camps in January and
Universitys baseball team, area college and high
school coaches to host camps for baseball players in grades
2 through 12. Registration deadline for the camp is December
University, PA (www.lincoln.edu)Lincoln University
baseball, an NCAA Division III intercollegiate program,
has teamed up with the Midwest Baseball Academy to host
instructional baseball camps for players in grades 2 through
12 (ages 6-18).
six-week national training program will take place in
Manuel Rivero Hall, the Universitys main gym on
January 4, 11, 18 and February 1, 15, 22, 2004. The Lincoln
University/Midwest Baseball Academy camp will provide
intensive instruction to participating youths in the areas
of hitting and pitching at a cost of $95 per player (Hitting
or pitching. Both at $190). The deadline for registration
is December 15.
partnership with Midwest Baseball Academy allows us to
provide an affordable, nationally recognized baseball
training program to the young players in the area,
said Coach Johnson, who is entering his second season
as head of the Lions baseball program and site director
for the camp. The baseball camp is a continuation
of our efforts to transform Lions baseball into a complete
collegiate baseball program.
to Coach Johnson, players will have the opportunity for
pre-season training specifically geared toward their age/ability
level within a small group atmosphere. Coach Johnson said
the player-to-coach ratio is about 5 to 1 and is supported
by members of the Lincoln University baseball team. In
addition to Coach Johnsons team and the Midwest
Baseball Academy staff, the advanced hitting and pitching
training program will include instruction from some of
the areas top high school and college baseball coaches.
For more information on the Midwest Baseball Academy,
including registration, please visit www.midwestbaseballacademy.com,
or by calling, toll-free, (866) MBA-HITS (866) 622-4487).
For more information about the Lions baseball team and
the upcoming camp, please visit www.lincoln.edu/hper/baseball/index.html.
You may also contact Coach Johnson at (484) 365-8000 ext.
3384, or (215) 365-BSOX (2769)
Founded in 1854 as the nations first Historically
Black University, Lincoln University combines the best
elements of a liberal arts and sciences-based undergraduate
core curriculum and selected graduate programs to meet
the needs of students living in a highly technological
and global society. Lincoln recently kicked off its yearlong
celebration of its sesquicentennial, or 150th anniversary.
The celebration will continue through May 2004 with an
array of campus and external events, activities and announcements.
For more information about Lincoln University, please
visit us on the Web at www.lincoln.edu.