SWFL Instructional Collegiate Camp set for August 20

Southwest Florida Baseball – SWFL Baseball, will be doing their fall Instructional collegiate camp on Sunday August 20st at the Player Development complex in Ft. Myers, FL. This camp is for returning and open to all prospective new players for the fall season. Last year, Giovanny Lorenzo earned a scholarship to Bethune Cookman after this camp. This camp will have 13 College Coaches attending. Our SWFL Baseball coaches will be evaluating players for the fall teams. The SWFL Camp will feature a 60 yard dash, an instructional segment with college coaches, BP, a defensive segment, and the Pitcher/Catcher showcase will wrap up the camp. This is a great opportunity to interact with college coaches.

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Southwest Florida Baseball Fall Invitational – September 15-17, 2017

The 19th annual SWFL Invitational is a round robin event will be held September 16-17, 2017 at Terry Park and the Player Development Complex-PDC. It’s the first weekend that College Coaches can resume recruiting and the SWFL Invitational is well attended by College Coaches and Pro Scouts. This event will feature the best teams in the state from 18U, 16U and High School divisions. The PBR / SWFL Invitational Top Prospect Showcase will be September 15th.

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The Prep Baseball Report SWFL Invitational Top

Prospect Showcase is an open showcase for Class of 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021 prospects. This will serve as a tryout to represent Team Florida at The Prep Baseball Report Future Games, which is the premier summer scouting event for uncommitted 2020/2021 prospects across our coverage area.

All participants at the SWFL Invitational Top Prospect Showcase will have their performance videotaped and hosted in their player profile, along with their verified statistics and scouting reports at PrepBaseballReport.com, which is subscribed to by more than 800 colleges and pro scouts across the country. Top players will be listed accordingly in our statewide player rankings.

Friday, September 15th, 2017

Open to all Class of 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021 prospects.

Terry Park
3410 Palm Beach Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33916

Position Players:
Session 1 Check-in at 3:45– 4:00 pm

Session 2 Check-in at 6:00– 6:15 pm


Infielders, Outfielders, Catchers

  • Stretching
  • Running Times (Laser timed 60 yard dash)
  • Position Evaluations
  • Round of Batting Practice

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SWFL 14u FAll Team

SWFL Baseball 14U is looking to add (4) players to its fall roster. The team will stay 14U and bring back a solid core of 8 players from their spring team. Anyone interested can call/text Larry Smith at 239-425-5199 or emaillrsmith0001@yahoo.com

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SWFL 2015 Commitments

SWFL Baseball is proud of our 2015 commitments. They have worked and earned the opportunity to play college baseball on scholarship. Congratulations!

2015 commitments:

Alex Goebel – Santa Fe State
Andrew Mink – Ave Maria U
Brandon Hernandez – Santa Fe State
Chris Berry – U North Florida
CJ Alexander – Ball State U
Cody Spencer – South Florida State
Danny Oberst – Indian River State College
David Dinorcia – Lemoyne U
Donovan Petrey – Florida State U
Garrett Bye – U South Florida
Garrett Zech – U South Florida
Jacob Silverstein – Bethune Cookman
John D’Amelio – Navy
Jordan Spicer – Polk State
Kevin Mitchell – Ave Maria U
Kyle Babb – Ave Maria U
Michael Iantosca – St. Anselm College
Parker McPhail – Belmont Abbey
Shane McClanahan – Charleston Southern
Thaddeus Ward – U Central Florida
Troy Bacon – U of Florida
Tyler Luneke – Brevard College – NC
Zuriel Collins – Charleston Southern

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SWFL 17U Grey captures Perfect Game Florida State Championship

img_03511The Southwest Florida Baseball 17U Grey team won the Perfect Game Florida State Championship behind good pitching, situational hitting and a patient approach at the plate. Troy Bacon pitched 6 innings of 1 run baseball, Thaddeus Ward threw 2 scoreless innings and Jose Valmana picked up the win with 1 inning of scoreless relief. Read more

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SWFL players commit to colleges

16 players have earned scholarships to play baseball in college. Six Division colleges are represented and along with a strong group of Division 2, NAIA and State of Florida 2 year colleges. Congratulations to the players, parents and the SWFL families.

Here is the complete list of signees:

2014 commitments:

  • Drew Freedman; Gulf Coast HS – Wake Forest U
  • Bobby Brennen; Bishop Verot HS – Maine U
  • Dominic Blanco; Gulf Coast HS – Bethune Cookman
  • Jonah Owenby; Bishop Verot HS – U South Florida
  • Luke Spangler; Cape Coral HS – U of Miami
  • Kyle Kemp; Charlotte HS – Lipscomb U
  • Seth DeHaven; Bishop Verot HS – Tusculum College
  • Alex Hanson; Wharton HS – Eastern Michigan
  • Robert Emerson; Community School – Lake Sumter St
  • Ryan Keegan; Estero HS – Ave Maria U
  • Danny Tufariello; Bishop Verot HS – Tusculum College
  • Kevin Buckley; Tampa King HS – State College of Florida
  • Matt Zino; Gulf Coast HS – State College of Florida
  • Zak Spivy; Gulf Coast HS – Polk State College
  • Andrew Steele; North Port HS – Ave Maria U
  • Andrew Giddens; Lakewood Ranch HS – Ave Maria U
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SWFL 16U wins PG Championship

SWFL 16U scored f101ive in the third and went on to beat SF Elite Squad Louisville Slugger 16U. Garrett Zech (2015, Naples, FL) led the offense with three hits including a triple and two RBI’s. Jacob Silverstein (2015, Seminole, FL) pitched in with two singles. Troy Bacon (2015, Sickles, FL) helped out his team with a double and an RBI. Brandon Hernandez (2015, Royal Palm Beach, FL) went 1 for 3 with a double and three RBI’s. Shane McClanahan (2015, Cape Coral, FL) pitched five innings and struck out five. He allowed three hits and walked just one batter. Conor Roe (2015, Gulf Coast, FL) threw the last two innings. He struck out three and allowed just one walk.

Andrew Gotfried (2015, Calvary Christian, FL) led the Slugger’s offense with two singles. Daniel Reyes (2015, Mater Academy, FL) hit a triple in the loss

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20 SWFL players sign National Letter of Intents

20 players that played within the SWFL program have signed 2013-2014 National Letters of Intent to play baseball next year in college. These players represent SWFL Fall league players and travel team members. SWFL Baseball congratulates each player!

Congratulations go out to:
Mario Leon – Florida Gulf Coast U
Cole Ondrejka Polk State College
Hayden Platt – U Central Florida
Kam Gellinger – U Central Florida
Sam Granoff – U San Franciso
Sean Labsan – Florida Atlantic
Garrett Anderson – Florida Gulf Coast
Brian Boocock – USC-Upstate
Michael Mann – U South Florida
Danny Lee – State College of Florida
Brennen Rodriguez – Broward College
Blake Wyant – Marion Military
Billy Larrimore – Brevard CC
Tanner Renegar – Polk State
Isaac Struense – Lyon College
Elliot Gonzalez – Palm Beach Atlantic U
Jordan Jackson – Broward College
Justin Goldberg – Palm Beach St
Derek Pandolfi – St Petersburg College
Sean Brady – U Florida

Six 2014’s Commit to D-1 schools:
Jonah Owenby – U South Florida
Luke Spangler – U Miami
Kyle Kemp – U Florida
Bobby Brennen – U Maine
Drew Freedman – Wake Forest U
Seth DeHaven – Tusculum College

2015 Donovan Petry commits to FSU!

SWFL Alum Christopher Barr makes switch; going to U Miami

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18 SWFL players head to colleges

Brendon Sanger – Florida Atlantic
Kyle Miller – Florida Atlantic
Luke Maglich – U South Florida
Zach Giczewski – Lander U
Ryan Withstandley – Hillsborough CC
Tyler Selesky – FGCU
Anthony Prohaska – Broward CC
Brian Pietranton – Seminole St
Brendan Long – Indian River St
Christopher Barr – U Miami
Colin Woody – Col of Central Florida
Paul Bretton – Florida Southern
Jake Fossick – U North Florida
Brad Torres – St John’s River St
Charlie Klein – Pasco Hernando CC
Frankie Romano – Stetson U
Broderick Rodocker – SCOFL
Nick Locasio – MIT

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