The South Dakota State University Jackrabbits Baseball Senior Prospect Camp is for all high school male baseball players in the graduating class of 2019. It is a single-day event that will run from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM on the 18th of August. It is going to take place at the state of the art Erv Huether Field which is on the South Dakota State University campus. Furthermore, the camp is open to both position players and pitchers. The registration fee includes a free camp t-shirt. The program is also requiring the participants to bring all the necessary baseball gears and equipment. In addition, this event is under the direction of the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits baseball coaching staff.
South Dakota State University, originally the Dakota Agriculture College, is a public, coeducational, land-grant, space-grant, sun-grant university in Brookings, South Dakota. It is South Dakota’s largest university. South Dakota State University is also South Dakota’s second oldest university. Moreover, South Dakota State University as a whole has an accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. Currently, it is serving around 11,000 undergraduate students. 47 percent of this undergraduate student population are male students and 53 percent are female students. This undergraduate student population is also through a selective enrollment acceptance rate of 91 percent. Correspondingly, South Dakota State University’s student to faculty ratio is 17:1. The university is also serving around 1,800 postgraduate students. Additionally, South Dakota State University is a top academic institution. In fact, it is 467th in the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges. South Dakota State University is 216th in the National Universities category of the 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 122nd in the Top Public Schools rankings. In athletics, South Dakota State University is a member of the Summit League and the Big 12 Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. The university athletes’ nickname is Jackrabbits and blue and yellow are their identity colors.
South Dakota State University Jackrabbits Baseball Senior Prospect Camp Organizers
Rob Bishop is the head coach of the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits baseball team. He is now in his second year at the helm of the Jackrabbits baseball program. Coach Rob Bishop is an alumnus of Jamestown College. Overall, Coach Rob Bishop is now holding a college coaching win-loss record of 575-346-1. During his college years, Coach Bishop was also a standout baseball player himself. In fact, he is a two-time NAIA All-America team selection. Then, the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits assistant baseball coach is Brian Grunzke, a native of Minnesota Lake, Minnesota. He is a bachelor’s degree graduate from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Coach Brian Grunzke is also an associate of arts degree graduate from Waldorf University. He is with the Jackrabbits coaching staff since the 2012 season. Moreover, the team’s pitching coach is Mitch Mormann. Coach Mormann is a bachelor’s degree in sports management graduate from Wichita State University. He is now in his second year with the coaching staff. Coach Mormann also played professional baseball with the Normal Cornbelters of the Frontier League. And finally, the Jackrabbits volunteer assistant baseball coach is Danny Higginbotham.