Category Archives: Big South

High Point releases 2015 Schedule

WilliardStadiumHighPoint_thumb.jpgHIGH POINT, N.C. – High Point University baseball head coach Craig Cozart announced the team’s schedule for the upcoming 2015 season on Tuesday. High Point will face a challenging slate of non-conference opponents that includes the College of Charleston, South Florida, North Carolina, Elon and Davidson.

“We have once again put together a challenging schedule for our team this season,” head coach Craig Cozart said. “We have several quality home series and two very challenging road series at the College of Charleston and South Florida. Our midweek schedule will once again be filled with talented teams from the ACC, the American Athletic Conference, Conference USA, the CAA and the SoCon. Our conference slate will provide us with a great test as we prepare for the Big South Tournament. We are looking forward to a tremendous year and are optimistic about our opportunities.” Continue reading

VMI’s Marlin Ikenberry Resigns

VMIPhoto_thumb.jpgLEXINGTON, Va. – VMI Head Baseball Coach Marlin Ikenberry will step aside to pursue an opportunity in private business, according to information released by VMI athletics director Dr. Dave Diles late Monday. The move is effective at the end of November, but a search for Ikenberry’s successor will begin immediately with longtime assistant and current Associate Head Coach Jonathan Hadra serving as acting head coach during that time.

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CBD Interview with High Point’s Craig Cozart

After leading the High Point Panthers to the program’s best record in 30 years (33-22), a disappointing finish in the Big South Tournament to eventual Tournament Champion, Campbell in the Big South Semi-Final cut the season short.

Head Coach Craig Cozart and the Panthers look to bounce back from that disappointing finish and hope to gain that NCAA Tournament automatic bid by winning the Big South Tournament. Preparation to reach that goal however all starts in Fall Practice. Coach Cozart talks about that disappointing finish in the Big South Tournament, how the team looks after fall practice, and who should be key contributors moving forward to the season in the spring.
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Radford releases 2015 Schedule

Radford head baseball coach Joe Raccuia announced Thursday his team’s schedule for the upcoming 2015 season, which begins February 13 in Birmingham, Ala. with the first of a three-game series at Samford. The slate features 25 games against teams that have qualified for the NCAA Tournament in the last two seasons, including last year’s national runner-up, Virginia and super regional participant, College of Charleston. Continue reading

Coastal Plain League releases 2014 Individual Awards

CPLlogoThe Coastal Plain League proudly announced Michael Morrison and Gene Cone, both of the Florence RedWolves, have been named the 2014 CPL Players of the Year presented by 919 Marketing – with Morrison taking Pitcher of the Year honors and Cone earning Hitter of the Year. CPL head coaches voted on both individual awards. Continue reading

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Longwood names Ryan Mau as Head Coach

FARMVILLE, Va. — Longwood University Director of Athletics Troy Austin has announced the appointment of Ryan Mau as the fourth head coach of the Lancers’ tradition-rich baseball program. Mau, with 12 years of collegiate coaching experience, has been an assistant coach at the United States Naval Academy for the past four seasons, serving as the recruiting coordinator, as well as the pitching and catching coach.

“Ryan has established himself as a tireless recruiter and a stellar coach,” said Austin. “I have quickly come to learn that he has a passion for developing young people and a strong desire to lead the Longwood Baseball program. I am excited for Ryan to join the Longwood Family and I look forward to working with him to advance the Longwood Baseball program.” Continue reading