HARRISONBURG, Va. – Director of Athletics Jeff Bourne announced on Tuesday the appointment of Marlin Ikenberry as head coach of the James Madison baseball program, naming Ikenberry the sixth skipper in program history.
“I am extremely excited to welcome Coach Ikenberry to JMU and our baseball program,” Bourne said. “Marlin brings a tremendous philosophy and set of experiences that mesh well with our vision for being the NCAA model for the student-athlete experience.” Continue reading James Madison names Marlin Ikenberry as Head Coach
Stockton, Calif. – Director of Athletics Ted Leland has announced today that coach Ed Sprague has resigned his position as the head of the Pacific baseball program. Sprague’s decision to step down is effective immediately and a nationwide search for his replacement will begin as soon as possible. Continue reading Pacific head coach Ed Sprague steps down
NEW ORLEANS, La. – The New Orleans Department of Athletics officially named Blake Dean as the university’s new head baseball coach, it was made official on Tuesday morning by Director of Athletics Derek Morel.
Dean, who was named interim head coach following Ron Maestri’s retirement at the end of the 2015 season, has spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach for the program. Continue reading New Orleans names Blake Dean as Head Coach
PITCHER: Evan Hill – Wareham
Just three short weeks into the season, it is inspiring to see how much the Cape Cod Baseball League players have already accomplished in a short span of time. Wareham pitcher Evan Hill (Michigan) caught the attention of many, with two standout appearances that earned him Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week honors. Continue reading Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 30th)
CARY, N.C. — Chih-Hsien Lin collected four hits to lead Chinese Taipei to a 7-3 comeback win over the USA Collegiate National Team in the finale of the series, snapping Team USA’s five-game winning streak, on Monday afternoon at USA Baseball’s National Training Complex.
Team USA (6-4) and Chinese Taipei (3-4) squared off in a seven-game series that started on June 23 with a pair of exhibition tune-ups, before the five-game set, counting for international points, began. Team USA posted four consecutive wins to open the five-game set to clinch the series, before a five-run seventh inning erased a Team USA lead on Monday and kept Chinese Taipei from suffering the sweep. Continue reading SEVENTH-INNING RALLY KEEPS TEAM USA FROM SWEEP
CARY, N.C. — Corey Ray (Louisville) went 4-for-4 with a double, triple and three runs, leading the USA Collegiate National Team to a 10-2 win over Chinese Taipei, on a perfect Sunday evening at USA Baseball’s National Training Complex. Continue reading USA Baseball defeats Chinese Taipei 10-2
DURHAM, N.C. — Nick Banks (Texas A&M) and Corey Ray (Louisville) extended their hitting streaks to seven games to help power the USA Collegiate National Team’s explosion of six runs in the first two innings, pacing Team USA to a 6-4 win over Chinese Taipei, on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Continue reading TEAM USA WINS FOURTH STRAIGHT
Game 1 Recap
CARY, N.C. — Tanner Houck (Missouri) fired a summer-long 5.2 innings and Ryan Howard (Missouri) drove in the go-ahead run in the fifth inning, lifting the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 3-2 win over Chinese Taipei in seven innings, on Friday afternoon at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. Continue reading USA Baseball sweeps Chinese Taipei in Doubleheader
South Carolina’s Spurs & Feathers executive editor Brian Hand recently sat down with head baseball coach Chad Holbrook to discuss the tough season that the squad went through. Continue reading Q and A with South Carolina’s Chad Holbrook
RENO, Nev. — University of Nevada Director of Athletics Doug Knuth announced Friday that T.J. Bruce has been named the head baseball coach at Nevada. Bruce spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach to Nevada alum John Savage at UCLA, where he helped the Bruins win the 2013 College World Series. Continue reading Nevada set to hire T.J. Bruce