Category Archives: CBD Interview

CBD Interview with LA Tech’s Phil Maton

LaTechLogo_thumb.jpgEntering his senior season, Phil Maton had already put together an impressive collegiate career. As a freshman he was 8-5 with a 2.93 ERA in 89 innings. He was named to the 2012 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American team. He led the team in wins, ERA and innings pitched. He led the Bulldog’s in ERA again his sophomore season at 2.70, while striking out 89 batters in 96.2 innings. In his third year he made 19 appearances (10 as a starter) and was second on the team in innings pitched with 85. Continue reading CBD Interview with LA Tech’s Phil Maton

CBD Interview with UAB’s Alex Luna

UABLogoThe Blazers’ outstanding right-handed pitcher is a true example of how going to college can help a pitcher grow and mature as a player. Alex Luna posted ERAs of 9.15 and 5.19 in his freshman and sophomore campaigns respectively before breaking onto the scene as a junior. In his third season he posted an ERA of 1.76 and went 7-1 in 15 starts. He struck out 58 batters in 87 innings pitched and had a WHIP of 1.06.

His senior year hasn’t gone quite as expected as he was dealing with an illness earlier in the year, but he’s still one of the Blazers’ top starting pitchers with an ERA of 3.70 in 11 starts with 40 strikeouts over 59.1 innings. Now that UAB has clinched a spot in the Conference USA Tournament, he’ll look to improve on his career numbers and lead UAB to a championship. Continue reading CBD Interview with UAB’s Alex Luna

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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