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Recruiting

Baseball Recruiting Information

Welcome to Azusa Pacific baseball and thank you for your interest in becoming a Cougar.

  • Azusa Pacific University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts university with an undergraduate student body of more than 5,500 students.
  • The university is located in Azusa, California, in the Los Angeles area, about 20 miles east of Pasadena against the San Gabriel Mountains.
  • Azusa Pacific plays competitive baseball and is transitioning towards NCAA Division II membership.
  • Azusa Pacific is a member of the Pacific West Conference, and began competing in the PacWest in 2013.
  • Azusa Pacific has produced five Major League Baseball players with 12 alumni drafted or signed as free agents by MLB organizations since 2002.
  • Azusa Pacific has appeared in five NAIA World Series, including fifth-place finishes in consecutive appearances in 2007 and 2008.

Getting Started

High school, junior college, and transfer recruits:

First Step

Fill out the online Recruiting Form.

Second Step

Send your most recent skills and/or game tape to:

Coach Matt Venegas
Athletics Department
Azusa Pacific University
PO Box 7000
Azusa, CA 91702-7000

Or
mvenegas@apu.edu

If sending a game tape, please include your first and last name, the school for which you play, and your jersey number and colors. If you are a junior college or 4-year college transfer student, please also send unofficial transcripts.

Third Step

If you are interested in learning more about our university and the baseball program, please contact us via the information below.

Scholarships

For information about athletic and other types of scholarships available at APU, please visit the APU Scholarships page.

Resources

Paul Svagdis
Head Coach

Matt Venegas
Assistant Coach
mvenegas@apu.edu
(626) 815-6000, Ext. 3258

Recruiting Form

Schedule/Results

University Application