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Baseball Showcase opens BPC opportunities to prospective players

Scouts look at prospective student athletes
Scouts from 10 different colleges, including Brewton-Parker College, check out more than 50 talented high school baseball players attending the BPC Baseball Showcase Nov. 4 on the Mount Vernon campus. (Photo by Ashley Byrd)

By Kelley M. Arnold, Director of News and Public Information;

with reporting from Ashley Byrd, BPC Marketing Staff

MOUNT VERNON—Brewton-Parker College’s Baseball Program was one of nine colleges and universities represented to prospective student athletes this weekend during the BPC Baseball Showcase on the Mount Vernon campus.


One of many well-executed plays during the BPC Baseball Showcase
This was one of many well-executed plays during BPC’s Baseball Showcase on the Mount Vernon campus Nov. 3. (Photo by Ashley Byrd)

According to Assistant BPC Baseball Coach Andrew Gernatt, about 50 prospective student baseball players from across Georgia and parts of Florida and South Carolina participated in BPC-led scrimmages and practices during the day-long event Saturday, Nov. 3.


Nine scouts from other colleges and universities also showed up to watch and possibly recruit players for their programs as well. These colleges included Piedmont College, Young Harris College, South Georgia College, Valdosta State University, Georgia Southwestern University, Abraham Baldwin College, Beville State Community College and Tusculum College, said Gernatt.


“We had a good turnout,” said Gernatt. “Everything ran smoothly. Admissions did a good job with tours. (Current BPC baseball) players did a great job of answering questions from parents.”


The BPC baseball team’s 2008 season begins in late January. To learn more about the baseball program, look online at



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Updated on: April 15, 2010 8:26 PM