The Southern Illinois University baseball team will hold an organizational meeting on Tuesday, September 2, for students interested in open tryouts for walk-on positions for the 2015 season.
The Southern Illinois University baseball program will host the Saluki Baseball Prospect Camp on Sunday, October 5 at Itchy Jones Stadium on the SIU campus. The camp is open to all baseball players who are looking to play college baseball and scheduled to graduate from high school in 2015, 2016 or 2017.
Southern Illinois senior-to-be Tyler Rolland was named an all-star in the Northwoods League, the league announced on Friday. Rolland earned a spot on the team after batting .295 through 45 games so far this summer.
Incoming Saluki freshman infielders Greg Lambert and Chase Slone helped lead the Tennessee Knights to an 18-and-under national championship in the 13th annual Perfect Game World Wood Bat Association. It is one of the premiere amateur baseball tournaments in the nation.
Southern Illinois University infielders Connor Kopach and Ryan Sabo have each been named to the all-star team in their respective summer wooden bat leagues.