Category Archives: American Athletic Conference

UConn releases 2015 Schedule

UConnTeamPicSmallSTORRS, Conn. – Head coach Jim Penders and the UConn baseball team have announced the schedule for the 2015 season. The Huskies will play a challenging 57-game regular season slate, including 24 American Athletic Conference match-ups and 17 home games at J.O. Christian Field in Storrs. Continue reading UConn releases 2015 Schedule

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 Houston releases 2015 Schedule

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 ABCA announces 2015 Hall of Fame Class

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.

You can check out a full video report below. Continue reading Former Miami (FL) coach Lazer Collazo Arrested

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 2014 CWS Game 5: Texas 4 Louisville 1

Nick Burdi wins 2014 Stopper of the Year Award

OMAHA, Neb. (NCBWA) — Louisville’s Nick Burdi is the 2014 recipient of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers’ Association’s Stopper of the Year as announced by the organization in a national media conference, on Saturday, June 14, at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading Nick Burdi wins 2014 Stopper of the Year Award

Tulane set to name David Pierce as Head Coach

PierceSamHoustonStateCollege Baseball Daily has learned that David Pierce will be named the head coach at Tulane. Pierce most recently brought Sam Houston State to the NCAA Tournament where they finished the season with a 43-19 overall record and a 22-8 mark in Southland conference play. It was the Bearkats third straight NCAA tournament appearance.