Faulkner baseball program hosts camp

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 15, 2001

The Faulkner University Baseball team, winners of this year’s NCAAA World Series, will be hosting the 2001 Faulkner University Residence Baseball Experience starting on Sunday, July 22 and running through Saturday, July 28.

Cost of the camp is $400 which includes three meals a day at the on-campus cafeteria and there is a $200 deposit required to hold a spot in the camp. The camp is limited to the first 100 campers and campers must be 14-18 years of age.

The camp will be coordinated by Faulkner head baseball coach Brent Barker. Barker played collegiately at Texas Christian University from 1982-1986. He was a four-year letterman as a second baseman and shortstop, was a .289 career hitter and is tops on the TCU career sacrifice list with 30 total to his name. He compiled a 143-88-2 record in eight years as a high school baseball coach in Texas.

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The price for the camp also includes a trip to the Braves Museum Hall of Fame in Atlanta and a chance to watch the Braves take on the Cincinnati Reds at Turner Field. Day instruction will be baseball drills,

instruction for player improvement, as well as scrimmages and games in the afternoon. Barker, the Faulkner assistant coaches and players will be involved in the instruction of campers.

The evening session of the camp will involve nightly devotionals held at Lake Martin with a wide-range of topics geared toward life expectations, priorities, handling success and failure.

For more information contact Coach Barker for an application at 334-215-7610 (home), 334-312-7318 (cellular), or 334-386-7318 (work).