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UConn Baseball Holding Open Walk-On Tryout

Jim Penders and the Huskies are looking for walk-ons
Sept. 3, 2014

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 Wednesday (Sept. 3). The tryout will be held on Monday, Sept. 15 at 5:00 pm.

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. In addition, once this step is completed, the candidate must attend a meeting in the UConn Office of Compliance (located in Gampel Pavilion) on Sept. 10 at 4 p.m.

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 UConn - Storrs (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.