The Claremont McKenna College Baseball Prospect Camp is going to take place at the leading edge Bill Arce Field. It is open to all and any high school boys in the graduating classes of 2018, 2019, and 2020. This baseball prospect camp will run from 9:00 AM on the 6th of January until 4:00 PM on the 7th of January. Check-in will start at 8:45 AM on Day 1. Additionally, the training program includes skill showcase and evaluation. It will be under the supervision of the Claremont McKenna College Stags baseball coaching staff. The camp includes pro-style workout, batting practice, base running, pitching drills, and competitive live games. There will also be a campus and a question and answer session with the coaching staff and its current players. Moreover, the registration fee is $275 per camper. This includes a free camp t-shirt. Every participant is required to bring their own baseball gears and equipment. Overall, this event will be a competitive but fun training experience.
Claremont McKenna College, formerly Claremont Men’s College, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Claremont, California. It is a member of the Claremont Colleges. The other members are the Pomona College, the Scripps College, the Harvey Mudd College, and the Pitzer College. The institution is also a member of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the Annapolis Group, the Oberlin Group, and the 568 Group. Furthermore, Claremont McKenna College is among the nation’s consistent top performing academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 8th in National Liberal Arts Colleges, 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 29th in the Best Value Schools category. Claremont McKenna College is serving around 1,300 undergraduate students. This undergraduate student population is with a 51 percent male and 49 percent female students gender distribution. Correspondingly, the enrollment acceptance rate is a selective 9 percent. In athletics, Claremont McKenna College fields college sports teams in the NCAA Division III, Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They are the Stags and Athenas. Their identity colors are maroon and black.
Claremont McKenna College Baseball Prospect Camp Organizers
Bill Walkenbach is the head coach of the Claremont McKenna College Stags baseball team. He is now in his third year at the helm of the Stags baseball program. Coach Bill Walkenbach is a Cornell University alumnus. He is also a Master of Sports Administration graduate from Georgia State University. In addition, Coach Bill Walkenbach is an inductee into Cornell’s Hall of Fame. He is also a former college baseball standout. In fact, Coach Walkenbach is the 1995 Rookie of the Year awardee. Then, the Stags assistant baseball coaches are Jake Ayers, Scott Frazier, and Thomas Vollaro. Coach Jake Ayers is the former Pomona-Pitzer assistant coach. He is an alumnus of Knox College. He is an inductee in the Post 140’s Hall of Fame and part of the American Baseball Coaches Association. Meanwhile, Coach Scott Frazier, a native of Upland, California, is an alumnus of Pepperdine University. He was a sixth-round draft pick by the Chicago Cubs in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft. Finally, Thomas Vollaro, a native of Herndon, Virginia, is a bachelor’s in economics graduate from Haverford College. He is part of the 2016 Centennial Conference All-Sportsmanship Team.