ASA/USA Softball

Junior Men Host Training Camp

By Codi Warren | Jan. 25, 2013, 12 a.m. (ET)
OKLAHOMA CITY — Sixteen athletes in the USA Softball Junior Men’s Fast Pitch National Team program will participate in a training camp starting today at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif. The camp, which is designed to strengthen prospective Junior Men’s Fast Pitch National Team pitchers and catchers, runs Jan. 25-27 under the direction of Junior Men’s Fast Pitch National Team Head Coach Tim Lyon (South Jordan, Utah) and assistant coaches Gary Mullican (Yorba Linda, Calif.), Kyle Magnusson (Cedar City, Utah) and Scott Standerfer (Charleston, Ill.).

Athletes attending the training camp hail from ten states (Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas and Utah). The camp attendees are:

Jason Aguilar (Humble, Texas)
Wesley Anderson (Heyworth, Ill.)
Faron Apauty Jr. (Anadarko, Okla.)
Anthony Aresco III (Stoneham, Mass.)
Ryan Barnes (Lehi, Utah)
Tyler Bouley (Champlin, Minn.)
Daniel Centeno Jr. (Salem, Utah)
Zane Chason (Grand Ridge, Fla.)
Taylor Dykgraaf-Meyer (Wayland, Mich.)
Kyle Gnatkowski (Saginaw, Mich.)
Collin Hopkins (Decatur, Ill.)
Jeffrey Lewis (Amboy, Minn.)
Craig Lewis (Winston, Mo.)
Jordan Lichnovsky (Vassar, Mich.)
Markos Sedillos (Las Cruces, N.M.)
Parker Wood (West Valley City, Utah)

The next international competition for the Junior Men’s Fast Pitch Team will be in July of 2014 when they compete in the 10th International Softball Federation (ISF) Junior Men’s World Championship in White Horse, Yukon, Canada.

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