HFCC to host tryouts for 2012-13 athletic season

DEARBORN — Henry Ford Community College will hold tryouts in August and September for the college’s athletic teams for the 2012-13.

The teams holding tryouts are baseball, women’s softball, men’s and women’s basketball, and golf.

To try out for the baseball team, there is a mandatory meeting for student athletes from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Berry Auditorium, located in the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services and Conference Center on the main campus. Immediately following this meeting at 5 p.m. will be an optional meeting for parents in the same location.

Baseball tryouts will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30, at Fordson Field, 6156 Maple Road.

Softball tryouts will be at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at a location to be determined.

Men’s basketball tryouts will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27 and 28 in Memorial Gym, in the Athletic Memorial Building on the main campus.

Women’s basketball tryouts will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30 in Memorial Gym.

Golf tryouts will be Aug. 20 through 23 at Warren Valley Golf Course, 26116 W. Warren Road in Dearborn Heights. Student athletes wishing to try out must confirm a tee time by contacting coach Pete Rose at 734-748-1833 or parose@hfcc.edu.

“We have many talented student-athletes returning to our teams from last year, but we are always looking for new faces to round out our teams,” HFCC Athletic Director Rochelle Taylor said. “We encourage any student who feels they can make a contribution to our athletic program this year to come and try out. We’re always looking for our newest Hawks.”

For further information about tryouts, contact Taylor at 313-317-4138 or at rtaylor33@hfcc.edu. To learn more about HFCC Athletics, go to www:athletics.hfcc.edu.