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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

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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

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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

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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

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2014 Columbia Regional: Day 1 Recap

Maryland 4 Old Dominion 3

COLUMBIA, S.C.  In its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 43 years, Maryland waited until its final at-bat to win its first tournament game since 1970. The Terps completed a come-from-behind victory with three runs in the ninth to walk-off against Old Dominion by the score of 4-3 in the opening game of the Columbia Regional Friday afternoon at Carolina Stadium. Continue reading

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2014 Charlottesville Regional: Day 1 Recap

Virginia 10 Bucknell 1

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia baseball team opened the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a 10-1 victory over Bucknell in the Charlottesville Regional Friday (May 30) at Davenport Field.

The Cavaliers (45-13) play the winner of tonight’s Arkansas (38-23) and Liberty (41-16) contest on Saturday (May 31) at 8 p.m. Bucknell (30-20-1) plays the loser of Arkansas/Liberty tomorrow in an elimination game at 2 p.m. Continue reading

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2014 Charlottesville Regional (In-Game Tweets)


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2014 NCAA Regional Preview: Charlottesville

No. 1 Virginia
One of the most tested teams in the tournament, Virginia (44-13) has played nine teams that made it to this spring’s field of 64. Ranked between from three to four in the national polls, Brian O’Connor’s team has been impressive, but saw their bid for the ACC title get cut short with a 6-4 loss to FSU on Saturday. Hosting this regional bodes very well for the Cavaliers, as they are 29-3 on their home diamond. Continue reading

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2014 NCAA Regional Preview: Columbia (SC)

By: Rudy Jones
The teams

  • No. 1 seed South Carolina (42-16). 2. Maryland (36-21). 3. Old Dominion (36-24). 4. Campbell (40-19)
  • South Carolina is making the 30th NCAA Tournament appearance in school history and is in the tournament for the 15th consecutive season.
  • Maryland is making its fourth NCAA Tournament appearance all-time, but its first since 1971.
  • Old Dominion is making its eighth NCAA appearance all-time, but first since 2000.
  • Campbell won the Big South Conference Tournament championship to earn the school’s third NCAA appearance and first since 1990.

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Campbell’s Ryan Thompson breaks School Record for Saves

Campbell University closer Ryan Thompson has been flying under the radar the last two seasons but he broke the school record for saves in a season with the Camels for the second straight season with his 11th of the season on Wednesday night. Thompson currently sports a 4-1 record with a 0.90 ERA in 60.1 innings this year. He has struck out 67 batters while walking 20. He was named a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award on Wednesday. You can check out video of him below. Continue reading