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Union University to host winter baseball, soccer camps

JACKSON, Tenn. - 11/30/2011 - University has announced winter sports camps for baseball and soccer in late December and January.

The baseball team will host an Elite Hitting and Pitching Camp on December 29-30, and will also host winter camps each Monday and Tuesday in January. The Elite Camp will included the hitting portion of the camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, December 29. The pitching portion of the camp will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, December 30. The camps will take play in the indoor turf room in the Fesmire Fieldhouse on the campus of Union University. During these camps, special attention will be placed on speed and strength training with instruction from Nick Stamper, former NFL player and current strength and speed trainer for the Jackson Generals, the double-A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners.

The baseball team will also host hitting and pitching camps during the evenings each Monday and Tuesday in January. On the Mondays, January 9, 16, 23, and 30, hitting instruction will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., pitching instruction from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., and hitting instruction from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. On the Tuesdays, January 10, 17, 24 and 31, hitting instructions will go from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and pitching instruction from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The cost is $85 per session or $135 for two sessions.

The soccer teams will have camps on each Thursday and Friday evening during the month of January. On the Thursdays, January 5, 12, 19, and 26, Union will host camps from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. for ages 5-7. Ages 8-10 will go from 6:15 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. On Fridays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 camps will go from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for ages 11-14. The cost for all camps is $60.

For more information on the camps, visit Union’s website at http://www.uu.edu/athletics/info/camps/. Space is limited for each of these camps so register soon. You can call Teresa Thomas at 731-661-5130 or email at tthomas@uu.edu.


Steven Aldridge
Phone: (731) 661-5027
Sports Information
Fax: (731) 661-5182

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