Category Archives: American Athletic Conference

UCF holds Annual Scout Day

UCFRooney.jpgThe UCF Knights held their annual scout day on Tuesday afternoon as Knights’ position players showed their speed in the 60-yard dash, while also taking part in pro-style fielding sessions and batting practice. They finished the afternoon with a four-inning scrimmage with all healthy draft-eligible pitchers logging a full inning of work. You can check out a full video on the day below. Continue reading

Tulane releases 2015 Schedule

NEW ORLEANS – With the 2015 season just months away, Tulane baseball released its schedule for the upcoming campaign on Tuesday, and the Green Wave will play 30 games inside the friendly confines of Greer Field at Turchin Stadium in addition to squaring off in 17 games against teams who made NCAA Regional appearances last season.

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Houston releases 2015 Schedule

HoustonLogoHOUSTON – Highlighted by 31 home games, 36 in the city of Houston, four first-time opponents and a three-game series at Cougar Field against Alabama, Houston Baseball and head coach Todd Whitting have unveiled an exciting 2015 schedule, announced Thursday afternoon.

For the ninth consecutive season, Houston will open its slate at Cougar Field, having accumulated a winning record of 14-6, which includes three straight weekend sweeps the past three seasons under Whitting – who will begin his fifth season at the helm. Continue reading

ABCA announces 2015 Hall of Fame Class

ABCA_LogoThe American Baseball Coaches Association has announced its five-member ABCA Hall of Fame class of 2015. Denney Crabaugh, Mark Fuller, Fred Hill, Ray Korn and Mike Roberts will be inducted during the Hall of Fame/Coach of the Year Banquet at the ABCA Convention on Jan. 3, 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

Induction to the ABCA Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by the organization. The ABCA was founded in 1945 and the Hall of Fame began in 1966. Continue reading

Former Miami (FL) coach Lazer Collazo Arrested

As we reported on August 5th, former longtime Miami (FL), Louisville, and South Florida assistant coach Lazer Collazo was facing charges in the Biogensis scandal.

Collazo officially turned himself in to federal authorities on Wednesday to face the charges. He was released later in the day on a $50,000 bond and had to surrender all travel documents.

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2014 CWS Game 5: Texas 4 Louisville 1

Playing into a stiff wind from the southeast, Texas took advantage of sacrifice hitting and four Louisville errors to beat the Cardinals, 4-1, in an elimination game at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Four different Longhorns scored on a combination of sacrifice flies, fielder’s choices and defensive errors while holding Louisville to just one run on four hits.

Louisville ends the season at 50-17, going 0-4 in their two consecutive CWS appearances.

Texas (44-20) stays alive to take on the loser of Vanderbilt-UC Irvine on Wednesday at 7 p.m. central. The win was UT’s first at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading