The Catawba College Indians Baseball All Skills Showcase Camp is going to fall on the 12th of November from 8:45 AM until 5:00 PM. This baseball showcase camp is inviting all boys in grade 9 to grade 12 who are aspiring to become a college baseball student-athlete. The program is going to take place at the scenic Catawba College campus. Furthermore, this baseball camp will provide an opportunity for outstanding baseball players to showcase their skills in front of the college’s recruiting staff. It will also help fine-tune the players’ fundamental skills. In addition, the camp registration fee which includes lunch is $110 per camper. This event is an initiative of the Catawba College Indians baseball coaching staff. All players need to bring their own baseball gears and equipment.
Catawba College is a private, coeducational academic institution in Salisbury, North Carolina. It is an affiliation of the United Church of Christ. As a whole, the college has an accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. It is among the nation’s top academic institutions. As a matter of fact, Catawba College is 4th in the Regional Colleges South, 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. Catawba College is also 22nd in the Best Value Schools rankings. The college is offering more than 70 academic programs. Currently, Catawba College is home to around 1,300 students and has 83 faculty members. 46 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 54 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 47 percent. Correspondingly, Catawba College’s student to faculty ratio is 13:1. In the sporting world, the college fields 22 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams. They are playing in the South Atlantic Conference (SAC) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 2. They call themselves the Indians as a homage to the Catawba Indian tribe. Moreover, blue and white are their identity colors.
Catawba College Indians Baseball All Skills Showcase Camp Organizers
Head Coach Jim Gantt is leading the Catawba College Indians baseball team. He is now entering his 22nd season at the helm of the Indians baseball program. Coach Jim Gantt is an alumnus of Catawba College with a bachelor’s degree in sports management. Ultimately, Coach Jim Gantt is a nine-time South Atlantic Conference Coach of the Year awardee. He is also a two-time North Carolina Amateur Coach of the Year and a one-time American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Southeast Region Coach of the Year. He led Catawba College into five conference tournament championships. Additionally, Coach Gantt is an inductee into the Catawba Sports Hall of Fame, the Catawba Hall of Fame, and the North Carolina American Legion Hall of Fame. He is now holding a coaching win-loss record of 757-384. The Catawba College Indians assistant baseball coach is Michael Lowman, a graduate of High Point University. He is with the Indians baseball coaching staff since the 2009 season. Primarily, Coach Michael Lowman is working with third base players. Coach Lowman is the former High Point University graduate assistant coach. He is also the former South Rowan American Legion team head coach. Under his guidance, his team won the Southern Division Regular Season Championship.