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Jamieson looking to lead Missouri back to NCAA Tourney

Eighth place in the Big 12 hardly breeds positivity, but just tell that to the Missouri Tigers.

The Tigers finished just 2.5 games better than last place Oklahoma state last season and were picked in the preseason Big 12 coaches’ poll to finish last in the conference for 2011, Now, coming off a disappointing 29-26 (10-16) season, there are plenty of new faces in the Missouri clubhouse. Continue reading


DiCenzo looking to lead Holy Cross back to NCAA Tourney

Holy Cross was one win away from their first NCAA Regional appearance since 1978, but after winning the first game of the Patriot League Championship series, the Crusaders dropped their next two to Bucknell. The best part is things are looking up in Worcester, and Coach DiCenzo is looking to build off last season’s conference tournament run heading into his fourth season. Continue reading


Competition and New Traditions to Fuel 2011 Eagles Under Gambino

A new era begins this year in Chestnut Hill with Mike Gambino taking over the Boston College program after Mik Aoki departed for Notre Dame. The 2000 BC graduate enters his first season as head coach of the Eagles after spending the last four years as an assistant coach on the Virginia Tech coaching staff. He also served as a volunteer assistant at BC from 2003-2005. Continue reading


CBD Interview with Spanky McFarland (James Madison)

College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Spanky McFarland of James Madison who is entering his 14th season with the Dukes as he has a record of 403-330-2 at the school while having a career record of 579-554-3 which includes a two year stint at Kellogg (Mich.) Community College and seven seasons at Northern Illinois University. Continue reading


2011 Third Annual SoCal Baseball Media Day

We attended the Southern California Baseball Media Day on Wednesday afternoon. We have put together our top three video interviews from the event with Bob Brontsema (UC-Santa Barbara), John Savage (UCLA), and Rich Hill (San Diego). UC-Santa Barbara is coming off a 24-30 campaign which saw them go 10-14 in Big West play. UCLA on the other hand was a finalist at the College World Series before dropping two games to South Carolina to end their campaign. San Diego won the West Coast Conference getting the automatic NCAA Tourney bid where they went 1-2 in the Tempe Regional beating Milwaukee but losing to Hawaii twice. Each of these coaches put out excellent information during their Q and A with the journalists and can be check out below. Continue reading


CBD Interview with Matt Curtis (Cal-State Northridge)

We recently had a chance to catch up with Cal-State Northridge head coach Matt Curtis after the 2011 Southern California Media Day on Wednesday. Curtis is entering his first season with the Matadors after spending the last ten years as a member of the Fresno State coaching staff. He discussed some of the challenges he faces this year with his new squad and his results in the Coaches Cookoff from the Media Day in which he says he wasn’t prepared for the time limit. The full audio interview is available below.  Continue reading


CBD Interview with Todd Interdonato (Wofford)

College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Wofford head coach Todd Interdonato who is entering his fourth season in charge of the Terriers program. He enters the year with a career record of 58-105 while going 17-38 overall and 9-21 in Southern Conference play last season. the Terriers return one of the top prospects in the entire country with catcher Mac Doyle. Continue reading


CBD Interview with Mark Marquess (Stanford)

Last week, I was able to speak with Stanford Head Coach Mark Marquess, heading into his 35th year leading the Cardinal. We talked about everything from his returning senior catchers, to Austin Wilson, AJ Vanegas and Brian Ragira coming in, as well as his stellar returning sophomore class. The Cardinal are looking to reach Omaha for the first time since 2008. You can check out the full audio interview below.

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CBD Interview with Joe Jordano (Pittsburgh)

College Baseball Daily continues our series of interviews with coaches from across the country today with Pittsburgh head coach Joe Jordano who is entering his 14th season in charge of the Pittsburgh program where he has a 366-310-2 record. Last season, the Panthers went 38-18 while going 18-8 in the Big East conference. Continue reading