The Swarthmore College Future Garnet Baseball Camp is going to take place at the leading edge Clothier Baseball Field on the Swarthmore College campus. It is a seven-hour event from 9 o’clock in the morning until 4 o’clock in the afternoon of the 26th of May. It is open to all high school boys who aspire to play at the collegiate level. Furthermore, this full-day baseball training program includes pitching, hitting, and positional defensive instructions. There will also be simulated games that will provide outstanding players an opportunity to showcase their skills. The program is also a venue for parents to speak with the college’s Admissions representative and to view the campus and its facilities. In addition, the participants will receive a thorough performance evaluation from the Swarthmore College baseball coaching staff. The participants need to bring their own baseball gear and are responsible for their lodging. Overall, this event will be a fun but challenging experience. It is an initiative of the Swarthmore College baseball coaching and its current players.
Swarthmore College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. It is among the nation’s oldest coeducational colleges. Additionally, Swarthmore College is also part of the Tri-College Consortium. The other two members are Bryn Mawr College and Haverford College. Currently, Swarthmore College is serving around 1,500 undergraduate students. This undergraduate student population is through a most selective enrollment acceptance rate of 13 percent. Correspondingly, the college’s student to faculty ratio is 8:1. Swarthmore College is also a top-performing academic institution. As a matter of fact, it is 19th in the 2017 Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best Colleges. It is also 3rd in National Liberal Arts Colleges of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. In sports, the college is a member of the Centennial Conference of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III. It has 22 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams. They are the Garnets and their identity colors are garnet and gray.
Swarthmore College Future Garnet Baseball Camp Organizers
Matt Midkiff, a native of Brandon, Florida, is the head coach of the Swarthmore College Garnet baseball team. He is now entering his sixth season at the reins of the college’s baseball program. Coach Matt Midkiff is a master’s degree in marketing graduate from Wilkes University. Moreover, Coach Matt Midkiff is the 2010 MAC-Freedom Conference Coach of the Year awardee. Coach Midkiff is a former baseball standout. In fact, he is a former First Team All-Freedom Conference Utility selectee. Then, the Garnets assistant baseball coaches are Josh Throckmorton, Dan Gusovsky, Brian Booth, Andrew Ellis, and Mike Halpern. Coach Throckmorton, a native of Bedford, Massachusetts, is a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies graduate from Occidental College. He is at the same time the coordinator of Swarthmore’s youth baseball clinics and community outreach programs. Coach Gusovsky, a native of Andover, Massachusetts is a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in economics graduate from Wheaton College. Coach Gusovsky is now entering his second season with the coaching staff. He is the former Wheaton College head baseball coach where he earned his first New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference regular season title.