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UH-Hilo softball team tryouts meeting Thursday (Aug 20)

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The University of Hawaii at Hilo softball program will hold a mandatory informational meeting for open tryouts at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, August 20 in the UHH Athletic Department classrooms.

Tryouts will be at noon on Monday, September 7 on the Vulcan softball field.

To be eligible, participants must be a full-time UHH student in good academic standing. Incoming freshmen and junior college transfers must have applied or completed their NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse.

Contact interim head coach Gwen Kagaoan at kagaoan@hawaii.edu or 974-7703 for additional information.

Participants need to provide their own athletic gear and wear appropriate workout attire. Bats and balls will be provided.

Participants will be evaluated in fielding, throwing, speed, timed base-running (home to first and home to home), hitting, short game (bunt and slap) and lateral movement.

Pitchers will be evaluated on movement, location, velocity, and changing speed.

Catchers will be evaluated on throws from home to second and on their ability to field bunts and throw to different bases

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