Blue Wave 16U is for top incoming Juniors (2020 grads) that want to play at a high JV to varsity level this summer as well as gain exposure in the top local recruiting events hosted by Perfect Game and Under Armour.
This team is coached by Mater Dei assistant Coach Trevor Wood and play 16+ games in the following tournaments during June and July:
- June 19-20 Loyola Marymount University (LMU) Team Showcase Tournament is held the LA campus, where Blue Wave will play four games in front of LMU’s coaches, including former Blue Waver Matt Florer, who now serves as LMU’s pitching coach.
- July 5-12 USA Premier Firecracker Classic is the top competitive tournament of the summer in SoCal with more than 200 teams from throughout the nation attending each year. Plenty of scouts and recruiters for semi-final and championship games. All games played on top high school and college fields.
- July 20-24 Under Armour Southwest Championships is one of the top local recruiting events each summer for 2020 grads and younger. Each game is electronically scored and attended by TeamOne/Baseball Factory scouts that feed highlights to local college recruiters and pro scouts. Baseball Factory is a top recruiting services organization and manages the Under Armour tournaments each year, which are well attended by local colleges including UCLA, UCI, USC, UCSD, UCSB, Pepperdine, Long Beach State and more.
- July 27-31 Perfect Game SoCal Summer Championships will pit some of the top 16U teams in the area in this prestigious event hosted by the nation’s top baseball recruiting service. This is a five-game guarantee tournament played at Cerritos College in Norwalk. Each game scored by Perfect Game.
Cost is $695 per position player and all games and practice sessions. There is no cost for a “pitcher only.”
All fees must be paid prior to June 1 and only paid fees guarantees position on the team. Payments can be arranged if secured by credit card.