Category Archives: 2012 CBD Journals

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CBD Journal with Mike Le Bel (March 23rd)

Hello Everyone,

First off, I want to apologize for not writing in a while. Over the past couple of weeks we have been struggling to say the least. At times we will play good baseball, and at times we look like “just another northern team.” Heading into confrence play this weekend against Charlotte, it is crucial that we start to pull together on the field and prove how good we are. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (March 21st)

This weeks’ Stater code is consistency. In the game of failure a consistent mental state is the only thing that one can be sure will show up to the yard everyday. Some days you may not hit like you want to, other days you may not catch it the way you want to, but every day can be tallied up under the winning mentality category. When one is able to do this, they call it consistency. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 20th)

This past weekend we went to St. Louis to take on St. Louis University and Air Force. I’m going to speak for the whole team and say both games were disappointing. Intensity was one thing we lacked during this weekend. We need to keep our intensity up the whole game and not let the opposing team have a chance at winning. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 20th)

This past weekend we went to St. Louis to take on St. Louis University and Air Force. I’m going to speak for the whole team and say both games were disappointing. Intensity was one thing we lacked during this weekend. We need to keep our intensity up the whole game and not let the opposing team have a chance at winning. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 6th)

This week was a very exciting time to be associated with the baseball team here at Western Illinois. We jumped on the bus and traveled the 13 hours to Athens, Ga. to take on a perennial SEC powerhouse Georgia. Although we lost the first two games in gut-wrenching fashion, we were able to come back on Sunday and put up a good showing in a 7-4 victory. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Mike Le Bel (March 2nd)

Hello again,

Last weekend the Rams went 3-0, a great turn around after a tough start against William and Mary. It wasn’t always pretty, but at the end of the day when we looked up at the scoreboard, we were on top.

Our bats woke up a little bit against Charleston and Xavier, led by senior Jeff Cammans, spraying balls all over the field. On Sunday, we entered the 7th inning against UConn without a hit, however we had a one run lead. Greg Annarumo then came up with a big knock late in the game to give us a two run cushion. Greg’s biggest contribution of the weekend was his defense, he played fearlessly and made some outstanding plays at crucial points in the game. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Drake Browne (Feb. 29th)

Hello again. The baseball season is officially underway. It is an exciting time of the year, and it has been a lot of fun watching our team in action. Before I start writing about our ongoing season, I would like to finish what I had started a few weeks ago, with my preview of the Southern Conference. As you recall from my previous post, I was able to compile a list of six hitters to look out for in the SoCon by looking back on my personal experience in the league. Continue reading

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CBD Journal with Mike Le Bel (Feb. 24th)

Hello Everyone,

Well last weekend didn’t go exactly the way we had wanted it to… We dropped two one-run games at William & Mary and then finally came out with our first W in game three. Luckily for us, we are right back at it down at Charleston, SC starting tonight against the Cougars. Tomorrow we face conference rival Xavier and then finish up the weekend against regional rival UConn. Continue reading