The Lackawanna College Baseball Team has announced its 2016 fall scrimmage schedule during which Lackawanna will play 20 scheduled contests against NCAA Division II, III and NJCAA Junior Colleges. The Falcons will play against NCAA Division II teams Kutztown University, Mansfield University and Bloomsburg University. They will also face off against NCAA Division III powerhouse Keystone College who finished runner up at the NCAA Division III College World Series in 2016. At home, the Falcons will host McGill University, Luzerne Community College and Penn State Schuylkill.
Along with the 20 scheduled exhibitions, Lackawanna will hold a Scout Day on Wednesday, October 12th at Lackawanna Field; at which scouts representing MLB Teams and coaches from NCAA Division I, II and III coaches will be in attendance
Coach Thompson had this to say about the fall schedule" We are very excited about our fall schedule, it will be a great opportunity for our young players to develop and get valuable playing time. We are playing the maximum number of contests allowed by the NJCAA which will prepare us for our spring season. Our scout Day will bring in MLB scouts and coaches from all over the country, it's a great day for our guys to showcase their skills."
Lackawanna's home events will be held at the Lackawanna College field 401 Jadwin Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania.