Category Archives: 2011 Conference Tourney

Southland Conference Tournament Day 3 Thoughts

Game 1: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3, UTSA 2.

  • The Buckner family name is known famously for one play, but TAMU-CC 3B Bobby Buckner did a good job trying to change the family legacy. With 2 outs and a 2-2 tie in the bottom of the ninth, Buckner placed an 0-2 offering on top of the right-center wall for the game-winner. The shot knocked out the Roadrunners, and kept the Islanders alive to play against Stephen F. Austin at 4 PM. Continue reading Southland Conference Tournament Day 3 Thoughts

Conference USA Day 2 Tournament Recap

Our Conference USA recap is courtesy of John Lockwood. Thanks, John!

#4 UCF 6 – #8 UAB 4

For 117 pitches, UAB hurler Dillon Napoleon was nearly flawless. On his 118th offering to the plate, however, UCF first baseman Jonathan Griffin sent the recently appointed Conference USA Newcomer of the Year to the bench and turned a 4-3 deficit into a two-run lead as the Knights defeated the Blazers 6-4 in day two of the 2011 C-USA Baseball Championship sponsored by Trustmark Thursday morning at Trustmark Park. Continue reading Conference USA Day 2 Tournament Recap

2011 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Day 3 Recap

Here is your Missouri Valley Conference Recap for May 26th.

#7 Indiana State 7 #3 Illinois State 6

OMAHA, Neb. – An eighth-inning sacrifice fly from sophomore Robby Ort gave the Indiana State baseball team a late one-run lead and senior Blake Drake picked up his 10th save of the season in the ninth, leading the Sycamores past the Illinois State Redbirds in an elimination game from the 2011 State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament and TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. Continue reading 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Tournament Day 3 Recap

2011 SEC Tournament Day 2 Recap

Here is your 2011 SEC Tournament Day 2 Recap.

#18 Arkansas 7 Mississippi State 2

HOOVER, Ala. – Arkansas scored the first five runs of the game, including four in the first inning, and the top five batters in the Arkansas order combined to go 12-for-22 with six runs scored and four RBI as the Razorbacks cruised to a 7-2 win over Mississippi State in an elimination game at the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Continue reading 2011 SEC Tournament Day 2 Recap

2011 Missouri Valley Conference Tourney Day 2 Recap

Here is your Missouri Valley Conference Recap for May 25th.

#5 Southern Illinois 5 – #8 Bradley 1

OMAHA, Neb. – Junior pitcher Cameron Maldonado threw a complete game to lead the Southern Illinois baseball team to a 5-1 win over Bradley on Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park in an elimination game in the State Farm Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Continue reading 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Tourney Day 2 Recap

SEC Tournament Day 1 Recap

Here is your SEC Tournament Day 1 Recap.

Alabama 7 Arkansas 4

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama used a five-run first inning and starting pitcher Nathan Kilcrease struck out a career-high 10 batters as the Crimson Tide posted a 7-4 win over the No. 18 ranked Arkansas Razorbacks in the opening game of the 2011 Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament on Wednesday morning from Regions Park in Hoover, Ala. Continue reading SEC Tournament Day 1 Recap

All-WAC Baseball Teams Announced

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCES
MESA, AZ – The Western Athletic Conference today released its 2011 all-WAC baseball teams and postseason awards as selected by the league’s head coaches. Fresno State junior outfielder Dusty Robinson was named the Player of the Year and Fresno State senior Greg Gonzalez earned Pitcher of the Year honors. The Freshman of the Year award went to Fresno State outfielder Aaron Judge. Hawai‘i’s Mike Trapasso was named WAC Coach of the Year.
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Stony Brook Seeks To Repeat In America East Tournament

Boasting a program best 41 wins this season, Stony Brook will look to defend their America East Baseball Championship as play in the conference tournament begins late Wednesday morning.

The tournament will open with match ups that look quite familiar to the teams involved, as they are all rematches of last weekends season ending series. Regular season champion Stony Brook (41-10 overall, 22-2 America East) will face fourth seeded Albany (19-29, 11-11) at 3pm. The Seawolves swept the Great Danes in their four game series this past weekend, amassing 29 runs and holding Albany to a mere eight. America East Pitcher of the Year Nick Tropeano carrying a no-hitter into the seventh inning in the series’ first game, and has a program record 11 wins this season. Tropeano heads into the conference tournament with a 1.91 ERA. Continue reading Stony Brook Seeks To Repeat In America East Tournament

CBD Column: 2011 ACC Tournament Preview

By: Greg Waters
In preparation for this week’s ACC Baseball Tournament, College Baseball Daily takes a look at eight participants.

Team with something to prove – As the ACC Tournament opens Virginia is considered virtually a lock for a top-8 national seed. But following a sweep in Chapel Hill last week and an OK performance against Miami the previous weekend, there are some doubters. Virginia is 5-5 over its last 10 outings and over the last six have been outscored 23-13 dropping four of those contests. Continue reading CBD Column: 2011 ACC Tournament Preview

2011 SEC Baseball Tournament Preview

The SEC Baseball Tournament kicks off today with all eight teams in action in the beginning of the double elimination tournament. Year in and year out the SEC conference tournament is regarded as the toughest championship to win with the caliber of schools playing in the conference. Here are some players to watch in each matchup today. Continue reading 2011 SEC Baseball Tournament Preview