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 17
Baseball 5:00 PM
vs. Southeastern University
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 20
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. Webber International
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 24
Baseball 12:00 PM
vs. ASA College (Miami)
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 24
Baseball 3:00 PM
vs. ASA College (Miami)
Jan 28
Baseball 5:00 PM
vs. Pasco-Hernando State College
Winter Haven, FL
Jan 31
Baseball 4:00 PM
at Eastern Florida State College
Bruce Bochy Field Melbourne, FL
Feb 01
Baseball 1:00 PM
vs. Lake-Sumter State College
Winter Haven, FL
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