College Baseball News and Notes 08/27

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FROM CBB NEW SOURCES

Demons sign two to complete ’09 signing class

Northwestern State baseball head coach J.P. Davis has announced the signing of his final two players for the 2009 season – right handed pitcher Carlos Maese and catcher Daniel Qualls.

Maese, a 6-1, 180-pounder from Ysleta High School in El Paso, Texas, earned most valuable player honors of his district as well as being named to the all-academic team.

He finished his senior season 10-5 and recorded 138 strikeouts in 86 innings with just 21 walks. He compiled a 2.50 earned run average while also belting a .426 batting average with nine home runs, 41 runs batted in, and a .851 slugging percentage. FULL STORY

SCOT SEALY RETURNS TO SOUTH ALABAMA AS PITCHING COACH

USA baseball head coach Steve Kittrell named Scot Sealy as the Jags’ pitching coach and co-recruiting coordinator Wednesday. Sealy returns to USA after spending the past three seasons as head coach at Alabama Southern Community College. He replaces Jason Jackson, who took a position at Florida Atlantic. Full Story

The Butler Bulldogs Conclude Successful Seasons In Summer Leagues

The start of the 2008-09 school year and the approaching Labor Day weekend signals the end of the summer season, as several Butler baseball players concluded successful seasons in summer leagues across the country. FULL STORY

Jody Robinson Named ‘Runner Baseball Assistant Coach
Jody Robinson, former assistant coach to CSUB Head Coach Bill Kernen at Cal State Northridge and a fellow assistant coach at Cal State Fullerton, has been named the head assistant coach of the CSUB baseball program, Kernen announced Tuesday. Robinson’s main duties will include running the Roadrunner offense, serving as the team’s hitting instructor and infielders’ coach. Full Story

UNC-Wilmington Seahawks Promote Hood To Associate Head Baseball Coach

UNC Wilmington head baseball coach Mark Scalf has announced the promotion of assistant coach Randy Hood to Associate Head Coach of the Seahawk baseball program.

“This is a well deserved promotion. Randy has been a tremendous asset to the program and done an outstanding job recruiting and developing our players over the last seven years,” said Scalf. “He’s certainly one of the top assistant coaches in all of NCAA Division I baseball.” FULL STORY