Category Archives: Atlantic 10

Rhode Island releases 2014 Schedule

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JimFosterURI.jpgKINGSTON, R.I. – Rhode Island baseball head coach Jim Foster has released the team’s 2013 schedule, which includes seven games against teams that competed in last season’s NCAA tournament.

“Once again we have put together a very challenging schedule from start to finish,” said Foster. “We look at every game as a new and different opportunity for us to improve and make the adjustments necessary to be a good ball club.” Continue reading

VCU releases 2014 Schedule

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VCUTeamPicRICHMOND, Va.- Twenty-five home games and eight games against NCAA Tournament teams from a year ago highlight a challenging 2014 VCU Baseball schedule, announced today by Head Coach Shawn Stiffler.

“We’re excited about this year’s schedule with lots of opportunities to battle with some of the best programs on the East Coast,” Stiffler said. “We’ve got a tough non-conference slate that will set us up for a highly competitive A-10 slate. Our student-athletes and coaching staff are excited about the challenge.” Continue reading

2014 CBD Journal with Tim Caputo (Rhode Island)

caputo_journalHello Everyone,

So fall ball is officially over. This doesn’t mean we hang up the spikes and bundle up for the cold winter months ahead, though. Not only do we continue to hit in the barn, take ground balls on the turf, and tune our base running techniques, but we’ve incorporated a busy and demanding lift schedule into our weekly routine. Continue reading

Xavier releases 2014 Schedule

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ScottGooginsXavier.jpgCINCINNATI – The 2014 Xavier baseball schedule has been released by head coach Scott Googins, and features six contests against three teams that played in the 2013 College World Series (CWS) before opening play in the BIG EAST Conference.

“We feel that our challenging non-conference schedule will help to prepare us for the rigors of our Big East conference schedule,” said Googins. “Getting the chance to play six games against three different teams that were in the College World Series last season will be a great opportunity to see how we stack up against the nation’s best.” Continue reading

George Washington releases 2014 Schedule

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GeorgeWashingtonlogoWASHINGTON – The George Washington baseball team, under the direction of second-year head coach and reigning Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year Gregg Ritchie, will host 29 games at Barcroft as part of a 56-game schedule in 2014.

Last season, the Colonials returned to the Atlantic 10 Championship for the first time since 2006 and defeated No. 3 seed Rhode Island before being eliminated in the final four of the bracket by eventual champion and No.1 seed Saint Louis. Read more about the accomplishments of the 2013 squad here. Continue reading

2014 CBD Journal with Tim Caputo (Rhode Island)

caputo_journalHello everyone. To start out I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Tim Caputo and I’m a junior here at the University of Rhode Island. I am studying Kinesiology, majoring in Exercise Science and I play infield for the Rhody Rams baseball team.

It’s about that time of year again to dust the dirt off of our spikes from summer ball and lace them up for another full season of hard work. Fall ball is the time when the new guys get to show their stuff and the veterans challenge these guys and introduce them to the lifestyle of being a college baseball player. It’s always fun to meet the new freshman and see which rookies will get the chance to make an immediate impact on and off the field. Continue reading

Richmond names Tracy Woodson as Head Coach

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TracyWoodsonUNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND, Va. – The University of Richmond announced Monday that Tracy Woodson has been named the eighth head coach of the Spider Baseball program.

Woodson, a five-year MLB veteran and World Series Champion, will be introduced at a press conference on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Robins Center. Fans will be able to watch the press conference live for free at RichmondSpiders.com. Continue reading

St. Bonaventure Baseball Player Andrew Revello Passes Away

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AndrewRevelloST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The St. Bonaventure University community is mourning the loss of redshirt junior Andrew Revello, 22, who died Wednesday as the result of injuries sustained in a car accident June 1 in Butler Township, Pa.

A native of Highland Heights, Ohio, Revello was an accounting major and a starting pitcher on St. Bonaventure’s baseball team. Continue reading

Iowa to name Darin Hendrickson as Head Coach

DarinHendricksonSt.LouisUpdate #2: St. Louis head coach Darin Hendrickson removed his name from consideration on Tuesday as he didn’t believe it was the best opportunity for him and his family.

Update #1: St. Louis and Darin Hendrickson are refuting the report but we have spoken to many sources around the Iowa program that Hendrickson will be named the new coach.

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College Baseball Daily has learned from sources close to the situation that Iowa will name Darin Hendrickson as the Hawkeyes head coach. Hendrickson led the Billkens to a 41-21 overall record while going 17-7 in Atlantic 10 play. He brought the squad to the NCAA Tournament after winning the 2013 Atlantic 10 postseason tournament but went 0-2 in the Columbia, SC regional with losses to South Carolina and Clemson. He has a career coaching record of 688-323 in 18 years of coaching on the collegiate level which includes stops at Central Missouri, St. Louis Community College Forest Park, and Fontbonne University. Continue reading