Happy campers

Eagles players and coaches pose for a group photo while camping.
Eagles players and coaches pose for a group photo while camping.

Instead of staying overnight in a hotel, Polk State baseball went camping when the team traveled to Marianna, Fla., to play in the Chipola Fall Classic Sept. 16-17.  

Athletic Director Bing Tyus owns land in the area, so players and coaches camped out on Bing's property. 

"I think it served as an opportunity for guys to spend some quality time together," said Head Coach Al Corbeil. 

Perhaps team bonding also helped performance on the field. 

Against Northwest Florida, the Eagles blasted four home runs in a 9-1 victory. Zach Biermann hit two, Raudy Martinez had one, and Zach Diewert had a grand slam. 

The game against Tallahassee was rained out.

Jan 20
Baseball 1:00 PM
Webber International University
Scrimmage Winter Haven, FL
Jan 22
Baseball 5:00 PM
Warner University
Scrimmage Winter Haven, FL
Jan 26
Baseball 5:00 PM
Lake-Sumter State College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 27
Baseball 1:00 PM
Eastern Florida State College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 28
Baseball 1:00 PM
Broward College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 30
Baseball 4:00 PM
at Broward College
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb 02
Baseball 2:00 PM
at Daytona State College
Daytona Beach, FL
CONF ALL

Polk State College is committed to equal access/equal opportunity in its programs, activities, and employment. For additional information, visit polk.edu/equity<http://www.polk.edu/equity-diversity/>.