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CUSA Baseball Weekend Recap Feb. 13-15

ConferenceUSALogoCharlotte – No games

Florida International (2-1):

The Panthers took on Tennessee during college baseball’s opening weekend and they stood up to the tall task winning two-of-three. On Friday they beat the Volunteers 4-3 thanks to a 2 RBI game by Josh Anderson. Jack Schaaf helped out as well scoring two runs. Their lone loss came on Saturday, 9-2. Anderson was 2-4 with a solo home run in this one, while Mitchell Robinson was 3-4 with a run scored. FIU blanked Tennessee 3-0 in the rubber match. Starting pitcher Christopher Mourelle went 5 innings allowing just 1 hit and 2 walks. Brian Portelli was 2-3 with a run scored. Continue reading CUSA Baseball Weekend Recap Feb. 13-15

CBD Around the Horn for Feb. 13th

Hey, it was finally opening day in College Baseball. As always, opening day is full of upsets from mid-major over teams with very high expectations. Here are some of the highlights of the first day of action.  Continue reading CBD Around the Horn for Feb. 13th

2015 CBD Season Preview: Conference USA

ConferenceUSALogoIn back-to-back years, and for the fourth time in the past six years, the Rice Owls took home the Conference USA Tournament crown. The baseball powerhouse was also the regular season champion going 23-7 in conference play, finishing three games ahead of the second place finisher in the UAB Blazers.

UTSA upset the Blazers in the first round of the tournament and rode that momentum all the way to the championship game before being humbled by the Owls 11-5.  Continue reading 2015 CBD Season Preview: Conference USA

UAB releases 2015 Schedule

UABLogoBIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Games against six NCAA Tournament teams, including a two-game series against 2014 College World Series participant Ole Miss, as well as a 31-game home slate, highlight the 2015 UAB baseball schedule, head coach Brian Shoop announced Thursday.

Coming off a 35-win season, the most wins since the 1993 campaign and one of the most historic seasons in program history, the Blazers will play 56 games in 2015 in search of their third NCAA Tournament appearance. Continue reading UAB releases 2015 Schedule

Charlotte dismisses Five Players for Hazing

HibbsFeaturedCharlotteThe Charlotte Observer is reporting that the Charlotte 49ers have dismissed five players from the baseball squad as the investigation into hazing continues. The players were not named but the 49ers have been removed from the Georgia Bulldogs schedule as it is unclear if the 49ers will have enough players when the season comes around. It is possible that more players could be kicked off the team according to the press release from the school.  Continue reading Charlotte dismisses Five Players for Hazing

Southern Miss to host 2015 Conference USA Tournament

ConferenceUSALogoThe 2015 Conference USA Baseball Championship will be held at Pete Taylor Park on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. The eight-team tournament will be held May 20-24 and marks the second-straight season the championship will be played at Southern Miss and the fifth time in league history. Continue reading Southern Miss to host 2015 Conference USA Tournament

UNC Charlotte facing Hazing Allegations

CharlotteStadiumThe Charlotte Observer is reporting that the UNC Charlotte baseball program is currently “on hold” after an investigation into hazing was launched by the university. The investigation was launched by the UNC Charlotte Student Affairs Division under the direction of the Office of Legal Affairs in accordance with the university’s Code of Student Responsibility.

You can read about the entire allegations by clicking here even though the details are murky.

LA Tech releases 2015 Schedule

LaTechLogo_thumb.jpgRUSTON, La. – With the 2015 baseball season less than three months away, Louisiana Tech head coach Greg Goff has announced the upcoming schedule, which is highlighted by 29 home games, including eight weekend series at J.C. Love Field at Pat Patterson Park in Ruston.
LA Tech is set to play a total of 55 games in 2015, including 14 three-game series, four of which will be non-conference matchups, and 13 midweek contests over the course of the campaign. The Bulldogs will also face off against four opponents that made the NCAA Tournament last season as Southeastern Louisiana, Arkansas, Rice and Old Dominion reached the postseason in 2014. Continue reading LA Tech releases 2015 Schedule