HOUSTON -- University of Houston junior third baseman Jared Triolo was selected 72nd overall by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Competitive Balance Round B of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft late Monday night.
JARED TRIOLO (3B) Pittsburgh Pirates | Competitive Balance Round B | Pick 72HOUSTON -- Three members of University of Houston Baseball program were selected during Wednesday's final day of the 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft. Senior first baseman Joe Davis was taken by the Boston Red Sox in the 19th Round (Pick 587). Junior right-handed reliever Fred Villarreal was tabbed by the Seattle Mariners in the 25th Round (Pick 756). Junior reliever Devon Roedahl rounded out the draft for Houston being chosen by Boston in the 27th Round (Pick 827).
Cougar Baseball Jr High Showcase01/03/2020 ~ Friday Registration Ends: 01/02/2020$150.00 | Schroeder Park 3100 Cullen Blvd. Houston, TX 77204
Consistently recognized as one of the nation's elite college baseball program each year, Houston Baseball has elevated its program over the last several seasons and now remains among the Top 25 under head coach Todd Whitting.
2020 will mark the tenth year for Whitting at the helm and under his guidance, the Cougars have won five American Athletic Conference Championships (two tournament (2014, 2017) and three regular-season titles (2015, 2017, 2018)). Houston has been awarded two NCAA Regional host bids (2015, 2017), while advancing to an NCAA Super Regional following a Regional Championship in Baton Rouge, La. in 2014.
30 Cougars were selected in the MLB First-Year Player Draft since 2011 and of the 31, 25 were undrafted out of high school - showing the development of the Houston program. The 2017 Draft class saw a first-round selection, a third-round selection, and a fourth-round selection, while former Cougars Austin Pruitt (2012-13), Kyle Dowdy (2014-2015), and Daniel Poncedeleon (2013) are excelling in the Major Leagues.
Houston Baseball has not only succeeded in Championship play, but have accomplishment much more off the field, landing a 3.0 team cumulative GPA every semester since Whitting took over seven years ago.
Friday morning will consist of a Pro-Style workout followed by games the rest of the day at Darryl and Lori Schroeder Park. The college coaches and scouts will be at the workout as well as the games for the weekend.
Please make sure the email information is correct when signing up as that will be the way communication is sent out to you as the camp gets closer.
Registration/check in will begin at 8:15am at the front gate of Schroeder Park.
What to bring
Please make sure you sign up using an email account that you frequently check as this will be how I get information about the camps to you. Having the proper email account will help to eliminate any miscommunication.
Per NCAA rules all camps and clinics held by the University of Houston are open to everyone, enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level or number restrictions be each camp.
Waiver & Medical Release Form will be attached to your e-mail confirmation. It is also available in this camp listing. Please print fill out, sign and deliver this form to the registration check in on the first day of camp. You will be unable to attend camp without this form. Download Waiver
Darryl and Lori Schroeder Park 3100 Cullen Blvd. Houston, TX 77204
Parking available in lot 15H or behind the RF wall.
Royal Sonesta Houston: To make reservations use University of Houston -Baseball web link or call 855-463-3091. Use group code 1105UHBASE.
There will be UH merchandise (hats, shorts, DVD's) for sale each day of camp, the table will be set up in the mornings at drop off, lunch and again at the end of the day for pick up.
What if I have to cancel a camp?
Full time trainer on duty throughout completion of camp.