Category Archives: Big South

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 Radford releases 2015 Schedule

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 Coastal Plain League releases 2014 Individual Awards

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 Longwood names Ryan Mau as Head Coach

Campbell names Justin Haire as Head Coach

BUIES CREEK, N.C. – Campbell University Athletics Director Bob Roller announced Friday that Justin Haire has been named the Camels’ new head baseball coach.

“Naming Justin as our head coach allows a seamless transition for our excellent baseball program,” said Roller. “He has been an integral part of our building process and played a major role in our recent success. Campbell Baseball is now known nationally, and we realize how important it is to maintain this momentum and continuity. Justin has been a tireless recruiter and excellent teacher as our associate head coach. We both have the shared goals of, not only continuing our successful performance on the diamond, but in improving and playing deeper into June.” Continue reading Campbell names Justin Haire as Head Coach

2014 Columbia (SC) Regional: Day 3 Recap

South Carolina 9 Campbell 0

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Behind a complete-game shutout from freshman Wil Crowe and 13 hits from the offense, top-seeded South Carolina cruised to a 9-0 victory over fourth-seeded Campbell on Sunday afternoon in an elimination game in the NCAA Columbia Regional in front of 5,986 fans at Carolina Stadium. Continue reading 2014 Columbia (SC) Regional: Day 3 Recap

2014 Columbia Regional: Day 2 Recap

Campbell 4 Old Dominion 1 (12 innings)

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Campbell scored three runs in the top of the 12th inning to top Old Dominion 4-1 Saturday in NCAA Columbia Regional action at Carolina Stadium.

The NCAA Tournament win is Campbell’s first in program history in its second trip. CU also made a NCAA Regional in 1990. Continue reading 2014 Columbia Regional: Day 2 Recap

2014 Charlottesville Regional: Day 2 Recap

Bucknell 5 Liberty 2

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.  – Senior left-handed pitcher Dan Weigel pitched a complete-game four-hitter and did not allow a run over the final eight innings in leading the Bucknell baseball team to a 5-2 NCAA Regional victory over Liberty Saturday afternoon at Davenport Field. It was the second NCAA postseason victory for the Bison, who equaled the program record for wins in a season as they improved to 31-20-1 on the season. Continue reading 2014 Charlottesville Regional: Day 2 Recap