FAQs • COMBINE
Combine Includes: One Day Combine, Personal Recruiting Video, Personal Profile Page, Personal Metrics, Recruiting Seminar
1: WHAT SCHOOLS HAVE PAST I95 METRO BASEBALL PLAYERS COMMITTED TO?
Entering our sixth season, we now have over 400 committed players and 125 Division 1 players. Listed below are just a FEW schools where our players have committed to:
• Boston College
• Brown University
• Bucknell University
• Coastal Carolina University
• College of Holy Cross
• College of William & Mary
• Coppin St. University
• Dartmouth University
• East Tennessee St. University
• Elon University
• Fairleigh Dickinson University
• Fordham University
• George Mason University
• Georgetown University
• Georgia Tech University
• Harvard University
• Hofstra University
• Houston University
• James Madison University
• Johns Hopkins University
• Liberty University
• LIU University
• Longwood University
• Marist College
• NJIT University
• Northeastern University
• Notre Dame University
• NYU University
• Old Dominion University
• Pepperdine University
• Princeton University
• Purdue University
• Rutgers University
• Saint Joseph’s University
• Salisbury University
• Santa Clara University
• Siena College
• St. John’s University
• SUNY Albany
• Texas Tech University
• Towson University
• Tulane University
• University of Delaware
• University of Georgia
• University of Miami
• Univ. of North Carolina Central
• University of Pittsburgh
• University of Richmond
• University of South Florida
• Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
• Wagner University
• Wichita St. University
• Yale University
2: WILL ANY COLLEGES BE IN ATTENDANCE AT I-95 METRO BASEBALL 5 TOOL PRESEASON COMBINE ?
No. This event is set up in a different format FOR the coaches. Our focus will be on getting the players an incredible recruiting video, verified metrics and written evaluation. We will then be sending all individual player information to our database of 125 college programs. Our first three combines have been a huge success with over 90 players committing from our events and 21,000 player views.
3: WHEN WILL WE RECEIVE OUR PERSONAL RECRUITING VIDEO, VERIFIED METRICS & DATA & WRITTEN EVALUATION? WILL PLAYERS GET TO KEEP THEIR INFORMATION?
All players will receive their personal recruiting video, verified metrics, profile, report & data by March 21. All 125+ college programs and 175 coaches in our database who we have direct relationships with will receive directly from I95 Metro Baseball. In addition ALL players & parents will be able to share this information with anyone they see fit with their OWN personal page.
4: HOW MANY PLAYERS WILL BE ACCEPTED TO THE I95 5 TOOL METRIC COMBINE?
65 players per session. Two sessions.
5: DO PLAYERS TRAVEL TO YOUR EVENT? WILL YOU HOLD EVENTS IN OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY?
YES, we have had players from all 50 states and four countries attend our events over the last several years. Our events are located in the “hub” of both the most college baseball programs (within 180 mile radius) and the highest concentration of academic colleges (within 180 mile radius). For those reasons, an event this magnitude with this list of schools will ONLY be held in this region. Whether it is the IVY league schools or Vanderbilt, Duke, Penn St., Johns Hopkins, Wake Forest, UVA, Florida St., Richmond, North Carolina and many others, this is the most convenient location and that is why it is a destination for players from all over the country. Last year we had 39 players from California, 45 from Florida and 31 from Texas.
6: DO YOUR EVENTS SELL OUT?
Yes, we are proud to say our last 15 events have sold out! Thank you to all our players, parents & coaches.
7: WHAT TIME IS THE I95 5 TOOL METRIC COMBINE?
Our I95 Metro Baseball Combine will have two or three shifts. Combine will NOT start before 8AM and not end past 7PM. Your time will be posted 72 hours prior to the event. No requests. We break our “session times” by positions and graduation classes. Each session will be between 3.5-4.5 hours.
8: WILL THERE BE GAMES PLAYED AT THE I95 5 TOOL METRIC COMBINE?
No. This is about individual players getting to perform their skills and put their skills on film. We will have live BP on the field. We will have extended bullpens and many metrics for the boys to perform throughout the day along with multiple camera angles.
9: WHAT IF MY SON IS A PITCHER ONLY?
Pitchers are far and away the most sought after position. Their video, rapsodo report, verified metrics, profile make this a CAN’T MISS event for pitchers. Price and schedule remains the same.
10: WHO IS RUNNING THE EVENT? WHO IS PUTTING THE EVENT TOGETHER?
The same staff from the very successful 2016 -2021 showcase series is back. The event is being put together by a collective group of premier High School coaches and instructors from: Long Island, New York City, Connecticut and New Jersey. All staff have college playing and/or coaching experience. Each event has a staff of at least 14 to help ensure the event runs as smoothly as possible and coaches are focused on the student-athletes.
11: ARE THERE PAYMENT PLANS?
No. We have several up-front costs upon sign-up. We take our commitment to you very seriously.
12: ARE THERE LOCAL AIRPORTS FOR THE EVENT?
• Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN / KTTN)
• Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR / KEWR)
• Morristown Municipal Airport (MMU / KMMU)
• Teterboro Airport (TEB / KTEB)
13: DO YOU RECOMMEND ANY HOTELS?
• Courtyard Cranbury South Brunswick
• Hampton Inn Cranbury
• Radisson Hotel Freehold
14: WHAT IF MY SON IS A TWO WAY PLAYER?
Pitchers and catchers will also showcase their secondary position. Position players will showcase their primary but their profile will include their secondary position as well as their verified metrics, BP and evaluation. Coaches want to see you at your BEST only.
15: WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?
ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE – NO exceptions.
Requests received at least ten (10) days PRIOR to the start of the purchased event will receive a credit in the amount of 50% of the purchasing price. This is for ANY reason. This credit is valid for 10 months and can be used for our I95 Metro Baseball Stadium Series events. Any “request” for a credit less than ten (10) days prior to the start of the purchased event will forfeit their registration fees. NO EXCEPTIONS. I95 Metro Baseball runs the premier events in the country and has up-front fees and commitments paid out prior to each event. Cancelations within ten (10) days of the event impact us in a negative way. ALL PAYMENTS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
16: WHAT IF MY SON GETS INJURED DURING THE EVENT?
We will have a medical staff member. Our staff also has members that are CPR certified and Concussion certified. Any serious injury, an ambulance will be called. There are no refunds or credits for injuries.
17: WHAT TYPE OF BATS SHOULD WE USE?
ALL players will use -3 BBCOR.
18: CAN WE WEAR CLEATS?
No. Players should have/wear sneakers and turf baseball shoes.
19: DOES I95 METRO BASEBALL SUPPORT ANY CHARITY?
Yes. I-95 Metro Baseball is proud to partner with Go4theGoal® to help support kids who are battling cancer and their families. Through our participation in Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer®, Go4theGoal® will be able to provide financial assistance, grant wishes, implement unique hospital programs and fund innovative research. Thank you to each and every player for Lacing Up and making a difference! http://go4thegoal.org
20: IS I95 METRO BASEBALL FOR ANY 2022-2026 GRADUATE THAT WANTS TO PLAY COLLEGE BASEBALL?
YES. I95 Metro Baseball is open to Any and ALL 2022-2026 graduates (Limited by availability).