Phil Welch to Host Midwest Summer Collegiate Baseball Championship

Published 12/02 2011 08:56PM

Updated 12/02 2011 09:01PM

Press Release:

Mark your calendars Mustangs fans as June 1, 2012 heralds the first ever Midwest Summer Collegiate Baseball Championship game.  The contest will take place in St Joseph, Missouri's historic Phil Welch Stadium June 1, 2012 at 7pm. 

The game features the 2011 champions of the Jayhawk League, the Haysville Heat and the 2011 champions of the MINK League, the St Joseph Mustangs.  The winner will take home the championship trophy awarded to the best team in midwest summer collegiate baseball. 

"We recognize the high level of competition within the Jayhawk League and especially the caliber of play by Jayhawk champion Haysville.", Mustangs CEO Dan Gerson said "While this will be quite a test for the Mustangs in our 2012 home opener, we're confident we can compete with any summer college team.  Haysville's coach Rick Twyman has a history of fielding a top-notch program.  We look forward to the challenge." 

For more information on the St Joseph Mustangs go to  The defending MINK League champions will play 25 home games at Phil Welch Stadium beginning with the Midwest Summer Collegiate Baseball Championship June1.  The final regularly scheduled home game is July 17.  Tickets for all games including season ticket packages are on sale now.  Call 816 279-STJO (7856) to buy your tickets.

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