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VU Blazer Baseball announces 2014 Fall Baseball Showcases

The Vincennes University Blazer Baseball Team will hold its 2014 Fall Showcases on Oct. 18 (rain date: Oct. 19) and Nov. 8 (rain date: Nov. 9) for top high school players who are serious about their future in college baseball to showcase their talents in front of the VU Baseball coaching staff.

More information and a showcase registration form are available on the VU Baseball web page, with the tab at left.
The showcases will be at VU’s Jerry Blemker Baseball Field (1562 Old Terre Haute Road in Vincennes). *Each showcase is limited to the first 64 players. Players MUST BE IN HIGH SCHOOL to attend.

Players may attend both showcases at a discounted price. Both workouts will be all-day events as the coaching staff will use the following schedule for both days:

  • 9:30-10 a.m.     Registration,
  • 10-10:15 a.m.   Introduction of staff,
  • 10:15 a.m.        Showcase begins

(All times Eastern Standard Time)

The showcases will be similar to pro-style workouts and will include the following:

  • 60-yard sprint,
  • Infield/outfield,
  • On-field hitting (weather permitting),
  • Pitching (includes live-game situations),
  • Practice game, and,
  • A tour of the VU campus.

Participants should bring cleats, a glove, a hat and baseball pants. Catchers should bring their own equipment.
The showcase fee is $60 for Pre-Registration or $70 the day of the showcase. The fee for attending both showcases is $90 (please contact the coaching staff in advance to attend both events). Checks should be made payable to: Vincennes University Baseball (fee includes camp T-shirt).

For more information, contact Cole Vicars, VU assistant baseball coach, at 812-888-4957 (office) or 812-870-7481 (cell). You may also contact VU Head Coach Chris Barney at 812-888-4429. The coaches’ e-mail addresses are and


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