The 2018-19 ABCA/Turface Athletics Field Maintenance Award and Scholarships have been announced in both the college and high school divisions. Presented by Turface and the ABCA since 1995, the Field Maintenance Award recipients receive a plaque recognizing excellence in field maintenance, plus one ton of Turface MVP and $400 to be spent on maintenance equipment from Turface Athletics. The Field Maintenance Scholarship recipients receive three tons of Turface MVP as well as $250 each of the next two years for field maintenance equipment from Turface Athletics. Collegiate and high school programs can apply for the awards and scholarships annually.
This year's honorees for the Field Maintenance Award are Truman State University (Mo.) as well as Fellowship Christian School (Ga.) and Heard County School (Ga.). The recipients of the Field Maintenance Scholarship are SUNY Cortland (N.Y.), Bakersfield Christian High School (Calif.) and Heritage High School (Wash.).
These schools will be recognized in the clinic hall on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019 at the 75th annual ABCA Convention.
See Also: Past ABCA/Turface Field Maintenance Award & Scholarship Recipients
About Turface Athletics
For more than 50 years, groundskeepers, coaches and volunteers have relied on Turface Athletics and Turface products for field maintenance solutions that result in safer, playable fields. Turface Athletics offers the highest quality infield and turf conditioners, mound and plate packing clays, hands-on education and ongoing industry support, all backed by the best distributors in the business.
About the ABCA
The ABCA, founded in 1945, is the primary professional organization for baseball coaches at the amateur level. Its nearly 10,000 members represent all 50 states and 25 countries. Since its initial meeting of 27 college baseball coaches in June 1945, Association membership has broadened to include eight divisions: NCAA Division I, II and III, NAIA, NJCAA, Pacific Association Division, High School and Youth. The 75th annual ABCA Convention will be held Jan. 3-6, 2019 in Dallas, Texas.
2018-19 ABCA/Turface Athletics Field Maintenance Award Recipients
Truman State University (Mo.)
Fellowship Christian School (Ga.) & Heard County School (Ga.)
2018-19 ABCA/Turface Athletics Field Maintenance Scholarship Recipients
SUNY Cortland (N.Y.)
Bakersfield Christian High School (Calif.) & Heritage High School (Wash.)