Category Archives: CBD Interview

CBD Interview with Western Michigan junior shortstop Kurt Hoekstra

Western Michigan’s junior shortstop Kurt Hoekstra is quickly becoming one of the most exciting players in the MAC conference. In his first full season as a starter, he hit .297 and led the team in runs (34), hits (63) and walks (22), while playing exceptional defense. In that sophomore season he became a candidate for the Breakout Player of the Year award. Continue reading CBD Interview with Western Michigan junior shortstop Kurt Hoekstra

CBD Interview with WKU’s Ryan Church

Ryan Church, the first baseman for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers has had quite the collegiate journey playing at two different schools and in three different conferences, but one thing has remained consistent throughout, and that’s his ability to hit a baseball. Continue reading CBD Interview with WKU’s Ryan Church

Kennesaw State looking to make a run to Omaha

It took the Kennesaw State baseball program five years of Division I competition to reach last season’s peaks.

A former national champion at both the NAIA (1994) and NCAA Division II (1996) levels, KSU has been on the upswing, steadily improving its results since becoming a full-fledged member of collegiate athletics’ top tier in August of 2009.  Continue reading Kennesaw State looking to make a run to Omaha

CBD Interview with Sacramento State’s Reggie Christiansen

College Baseball Daily kicks off our series of previews across the country today with Sacramento State head coach Reggie Christiansen who led the Hornets to the 2014 NCAA Tournament including a victory over Arizona State.  Continue reading CBD Interview with Sacramento State’s Reggie Christiansen

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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Interview With New Mexico State Head Coach Brian Green

UKBaseballSam Wasson, College Baseball Daily correspondent and editor at bleedCrimson.net, interviewed newly named head coach at New Mexico State, Brian Green on Thursday after the school’s announcement. This is Green’s first head coaching position as he returns to his alma mater where he played in 1994 and was an assistant in 1995. Below is an excerpt from the interview. You can also  read the interview in its entirety at bleedCrimson.net.
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College World Series One-On-One: Vanderbilt OF Rhett Wiseman

OMAHA, Neb. — Vanderbilt (49-20) defeated Texas, 4-3, in walk-off fashion in the 10th inning to advance to the 2014 College World Series championship round.

Tyler Campbell beat out an infield single on a slow chopper to shortstop with the bases loaded and two outs to allow Rhett Wiseman to score the game-winning run Saturday night at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading College World Series One-On-One: Vanderbilt OF Rhett Wiseman

College World Series One-On-One: Virginia RHP Josh Sborz

OMAHA, Neb. — Virginia (52-14) used a three-run fourth inning to advance to the 2014 College World Series championship round with a 4-1 victory over Ole Miss (48-21) Saturday afternoon at TD Ameritrade Park.

A rain delay in the second inning Friday night pushed the game to Saturday, but Virginia starter Josh Sporz still came back to pitch the Cavaliers to the title round.

Sporz pitched five total innings, allowing four hits and an unearned run before turning the ball over to the bullpen arms of Artie Lewicki and Nick Howard, who allowed two hits and a walk in four innings of work.

After the game, Sborz talked about pitching back-to-back days after the Friday night rain delay and the momentum swings in the game’s early innings.

Josh Sporz also discussed being a member of the first Virginia squad to play for the national championship and the tension relief it is to have Lewicki and Howard to finish games.

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