Category Archives: 2009 Season Preview

2009 Ball State Season Preview

The Ball State baseball team heads into the 2009 season with its sights set on challenging for a Mid-American Conference championship as it returns 16 letterwinners from last season’s team which posted a 28-25 overall record and a 12-11 mark in conference play. The Cardinals, under the guidance of seventh-year head coach Greg Beals, look to build off of last season’s success and get back to the championship hunt. Continue reading 2009 Ball State Season Preview

2009 Wright State Season Preview

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Head Coach Rob Cooper
Head Coach Rob Cooper

DAYTON, Ohio – The 2009 baseball season starts in just four days and the Wright State Baseball team will look to start the season off with a bang as they travel to face the #1 team in the land, Texas A&M to open their schedule. The 2009 edition will start the season with most of its starting lineup intact, but have to fill the void of four key players lost from last season’s team. Continue reading 2009 Wright State Season Preview

2009 CBB Big Ten Preview: Michigan State

Michigan State Spartans

2008 overall record 24-29, Big Ten record 12-18, eighth.

With a new coaching staff in place and a newly upgrade stadium the Michigan State Spartans approach the 2009 with optimism in the air and new beginnings abound. As the youngest team in the Big Ten, the Spartans are out to prove being green isn’t a bad thing, especially when it serves as your school’s color.

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2009 Campbell Season Preview

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BUIES CREEK, N.C. – After a significant turnaround in the 2008 season under, now, second-year head coach Greg Goff, the Fighting Camels are eager for more in 2009. The season begins for the Camels on Friday, Feb. 20, in doubleheader action versus the Aggies of NC A&T. First pitch is slated for 2 p.m. at Taylor Field. Continue reading 2009 Campbell Season Preview

Louisiana-Monroe 2009 Baseball Preview: Pitchers & Catchers

Senior Danial McHenry-Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com
Senior Danial McHenry-Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com

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The ULM pitching staff features a little new and a little old for the 2009 season. While the Warhawks return just 47 percent of their wins on the mound from last year, they return the backbone of their bullpen and several pitchers with starting experience.

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Oregon State 2009 Baseball Preview: A Look At The Outfielders

Koa Kahalehoe
Koa Kahalehoe

The 2009 Oregon State baseball season opens on Friday when the Beavers visit Tennessee.

With the season less than a week away, here’s a look at the club’s outfield as it prepares for the upcoming campaign. This is the fourth of a four-part look at the Beavers.>
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Nebraska 2009 Outlook: Outfielders

Nick Sullivan hit .296 with three homers and 31 RBIs in 2008.-Courtesy: Scott Bruhn/NU Media Relations
Nick Sullivan hit .296 with three homers and 31 RBIs in 2008.-Courtesy: Scott Bruhn/NU Media Relations

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The strength of Nebraska’s offensive depth will be in the outfield, as the Huskers welcome back three players – DJ Belfonte, Nick Sullivan and Dan Johnston – who made at least 10 starts in the outfield in 2007. In addition, the Huskers have several newcomers who could fill outfield roles, including Adam Bailey, Boomer Collins, Khiry Cooper, Seth Hood and Kash Kalkowski.
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