Register your youngsters now for Benedictine pre-season baseball camp

Register your youngsters now for Benedictine pre-season baseball camp
December 7, 2009

Marcus Pass
(630) 829-6094

Youngsters who want to learn the proper techniques and fundamentals of baseball should attend Benedictine University’s 2010 Pre-Season Baseball Camp from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. on Fridays, January 29, February 5, 12 and 19 in the campus’ Dan and Ada Rice Center. The clinics are designed for youngsters who want to become more proficient in the fundamentals of baseball. The main goal of the camp is making certain each student receives individual instruction and coaching. Individual attention is assured by the camps low camper-to-instructor ratio. Players are grouped by age and ability. The clinics are conducted by veteran Benedictine University baseball coach and Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame member John Ostrowski. Ostrowski’s 37-year record at Benedictine includes more than 845 victories. Staff includes Benedictine’s assistant coaches and varsity players. Camp participants will receive a Benedictine baseball T-shirt. Campers should bring a baseball glove and wear gym shoes. Bats will be provided. The camps are open to youngsters ages 7-13. The fee is $40 for one session, $78 for two sessions, $115 for three sessions and $150 for all four sessions. Campers are encouraged to register early. All four sessions sold out last year. For information, call (630) 829-6140, or register online.


Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.