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Baseball Walk-On Tryouts Set for September 15

Jim Penders and the Huskies won 38 games during the 2016 season
Aug. 29, 2016

UConn Tryout Policy | Walk-On Tryout Medical Forms

STORRS, Conn. --
 The UConn baseball team will hold open walk-on tryouts this fall at J.O. Christian Field, head coach Jim Penders announced on Monday. The tryout will be held on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 5:15 pm at the Mark R. Shenkman training center on the Storrs campus.

The coaching staff is actively searching for bullpen catchers, and anyone with varsity high school catching experience is strongly encouraged to attend the tryout.

All interested students must complete the tryout medical checklist and physical form (including a sickle cell test) that are located at the top of this page. You must use the form that is provided for your physical.

For questions or more information, please contact assistant coach, Jeff Hourigan at



Walk-on requirements: In order to participate in walk-on tryouts, you must be a currently enrolled student at a UConn campus other than Avery Point, be registered for a full-time course load (at least 12 credit hours undergraduate and 9 credit hours graduate), meet the NCAA's certification requirements and have a complete physical including sickle cell screening results prior to trying out. This physical and sickle cell screening can be completed at the infirmary on campus or at your own doctor's office. All appointments are to be made and paid for on your own.