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Brian Foley is the founder and Lead Editor of College Baseball Daily since its inception in 2005. He has covered two CWS, multiple NCAA Baseball Regionals, and other special events across the country. In addition to his duties with College Baseball Daily, he has covered games for Inside Lacrosse and been featured in USA Today, Wall Street Journal among other publications. He can be contacted by email at editor at collegebaseballdaily.com and followed on Twitter @BFoley82.
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Jacksonville releases 2015 Schedule

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A full slate of 33 home games including visits from Florida State and VCU highlight the 2015 schedule for Jacksonville University baseball.

The Dolphins will begin the season Feb. 13 with a three game series against a Middle Tennessee State program that won 31 games last season. The annual match-up against Florida State follows on Tuesday, Feb. 17 as the Dolphins and Seminoles meet for the 161st time dating back to the 1960 season. Jacksonville will also travel to Tallahassee this season on Feb. 24. Three games against Coppin State on Feb. 21-22 will follow the home match-up against the Seminoles and wrap up a seven game home stand to start the season. Continue reading

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Mountain West to name Player of the Year Award after Tony Gwynn

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West will honor former San Diego State head coach and student-athlete Tony Gwynn with the naming of the Conference’s Baseball Player of the Year Award. The leagues’ head baseball coaches made the recommendation at their annual meeting in August, and with the MW Joint Council’s recent approval, the change will be implemented beginning with the 2015 season. Continue reading

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Stony Brook announces new Hitting Facility

Stony Brook, N.Y. – The Stony Brook University Department of Athletics has unveiled the new 5,000-square foot Seawolves Hitting Facility that will serve the indoor practice needs of the baseball and softball teams. The Seawolves Hitting Facility is located in the Indoor Sports Complex adjacent to Pritchard Gymnasium and was funded by the generous gift of an anonymous donor.

“Our mission at Stony Brook is to provide student-athletes with the tools that they need in order to achieve success in everything that they do,” Director of Athletics Shawn Heilbron said. “The new hitting facility is as nice as any that I’ve seen in the country and is a game-changer for our current and future baseball and softball student-athletes.” Continue reading

Western Kentucky releases 2015 Schedule

WKUBOWLING GREEN, Ky. – WKU head baseball coach Matt Myers announced the 2015 Hilltopper Baseball schedule on Tuesday morning, a slate featuring seven 2014 NCAA Regional teams, including College World Series Champion Vanderbilt, 25 home games and five Conference USA series against league powers at Nick Denes Field.

The 2015 schedule is highlighted by 13 games against seven programs that advanced to NCAA Regionals in 2014, three of which visit Bowling Green in Kentucky, Old Dominion and Rice. Midweek games against defending national champion Vanderbilt (Feb. 25) and College World Series participant Louisville (April 21) headline a difficult non-conference group of opponents that combined to go 451-325 (.581) in 2014. Seven of WKU’s 13 non-conference foes either advanced to a regional or won their regular-season conference championship in 2014. Continue reading

Florida releases 2015 Schedule

KevinOSullivanMoundGAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida baseball program and eighth-year head coach Kevin O’Sullivan announced its 2015 schedule on Tuesday. The Gators’ 56-game schedule features 35 games within the friendly confines of McKethan Stadium at Perry Field, where the squad is 198-63 (.759) during O’Sullivan’s tenure. Florida went 40-23 last season and brought home its third Southeastern Conference title in the past five years on its way to becoming a national seed for NCAA play for the fifth time in six years. Continue reading