Rock16U Showcase: Welcome

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 Rock 16U Showcase

Welcome to the 2016-17 Rock16U Showcase Team

We would like to welcome all the new families to the team as well as our returning players.   We are super excited with the quality of athletes we have on the team and look forward to a fun and exciting softball year! 

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We had a great fall ball season!  This team has a lot to look forward to with the 2017 Spring season.  Lets focus and work hard during our winter training to refine our craft and come out ready to ROCK! 

Fall Ball:

  • Sept 10-11 - ASA Bridgewater Stomp
  • Sept 17-18 - USSSA Pitch2Fast
  • Sept 24-25 - Rock Fall Starter
  • Oct 1 - Long weekend - off
  • Oct 8-9 - USSSA 18U Octoberfest
  • Oct 15-16 - Practice weekend
  • Oct 22-23 - USSSA Indian Summer - Linden NJ
  • Oct 29-30 - USSSA Trick or Treat - State College

FALL STATS: 

  • 20 W - 7L - 1 TIE (710% winning record)
  • Runs Scored 216; Run Allowed 104
  • Team Batting Avg - .359
  • 125 innings: 591 batters - 15 Walks
  • Three first place finishes; one second place finish
  • Qualified for USSSA Nationals 

HITTING STATS:

  • 1 Player over 500%
  • 3 Players over 400%
  • 4 Players over 300%
  • 3 Players over 200%
  • 1 Player over 100% 

Winter Training:

December-March - Hitting and foot work, improved speed of the game with our Rock 18U Elite team.

Rock Softball and the NAC Sports Training Center have partnered to form the Rock Softball Academy located in the NAC Sports Training Center at 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA 18940 were we will focus on all aspects of our game: quickness, power/strength, and techniques that will allow us to compete at the highest level. There will be individualized goals established for each player as we want to have measurable improvement on areas that will include: pitching, catching, bat speed, arm strength and running. To put all our skills together and put them into action we are planning on playing in at least two winter in-door tournaments.

 2017 Winter Tournament Schedule:

  • Jan 13-15 - Diamond9 Winter Showcase - Seven Games - ESPN WWOS - Orlando Florida 
  • Feb 25 - Spooky Nook 18U In-Door Tournament

2017 Spring: Travel Practice is shut down!

We will shut down during the high school softball season with the exception of team bonding and building activities on Sundays. Parents and Players please advocate for yourself during the HS softball season, it is very important that you are healthy, happy and well during the HS season.  Last year we had many arm issues with over-use; throwing six days a week is a lot so talk to your coaches about using buckets and not over doing it with the throwing drills.

Main Season:

We will target Memorial Day weekend to kick off our season.  We will play a competitive schedule with the goal of playing in 18U tournaments that will include high quality showcases. 

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2017 Schedule:

  • 6/3 - 6/4 (Saturday-Sunday) BlueChip - Belles June Blast - PA
  • 6/10 - 6/11 (Saturday - Sunday) PGF Northeast National Qualifier - NJ/PA
  • 6/16 - 6/18 (Friday - Sunday) Pennsbury Showcase  - PA/NJ
  • 6/25 - 7/02 (Monday - Sunday) TCS Colorado Sparkler - CO
  • 7/8 - 7/9 Gems National Tune up - PA
  • 7/15 - 7/16 - ROCK National Tune Up - PA
  • 7/27 - 7/30 (Thursday - Sunday) TCS East Coast Summer Nationals - SC

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2016-17 Individual Profile Sheets:

  Rock 16U Showcase Team Flyer - Link 

  2017-18 Team Insurance Certificate  

Other Links:

Sam Beagelman giving back to the softball community - Video 

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Best regards,

Coach Tom, Steve, Rich and Dave

Contact information:

Tom Seiple - tom.seiple@verizon.net 

Steve Beagelman - steve@smbfranchising.com 

Rich Yoder - rich.yoder@verizon.net  

Dave Harper - harper0717@comcast.net