Category Archives: Atlantic 10

Bama, Portland, USF, JMU, Louisville, TCU pick up wins

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Alabama 9 Samford 5

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama senior first baseman Matt Bentley slammed two home runs, including a solo blast in the fifth inning that gave the Crimson Tide the lead for good, in a 9-5 win over the Samford Bulldogs Wednesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Bentley went 2-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in leading the Crimson Tide to its sixth straight win. Bentley gave the Tide the lead for good with a two-out, solo home run in the bottom of the fifth inning off losing pitcher Michael Jarry. Bentley slammed a two-run home run with two outs in the third inning to give Alabama a 4-3 lead. Continue reading

Temple, Rider, and JMU pick up wins

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James Madison 10 Va Tech 3

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 11, 2008 – James Madison University led from start to finish and put five runs on the board in the ninth inning to pull away from Virginia Tech for a 10-3 non-conference baseball win Tuesday afternoon at English Field.

JMU improved to 9-3 overall and won its fifth in a row for the first time since late in the 2006 season. It is the first five-game winning streak of entirely road games since 1995. VT dropped to 7-7 for the season. The Dukes won their third straight game at English Field with the last loss in 1998. They improved to 30-20 all-time against the Hokies, including five wins in a row and a 12-3 mark since that loss in 1998. Continue reading

Holy Cross 7 St. Joes 6

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WINTER PARK, Fla. – A single to left field by junior Jake Gorman (Norfolk, Mass.) drove in the winning run as the Holy Cross baseball team beat St. Joseph’s, 7-6, in extra innings, concluding it’s competition in the Rollins Baseball Week Tournament. The Crusaders improve to 4-5 on the season while the Hawks drop to 2-10. Continue reading

Northeastern, Hofstra, and Holy Cross pick up wins

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Northeastern 4 Western Michigan 2

The Northeastern University baseball team defeated the Western Michigan Broncos 4-2 on Thursday afternoon at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. Sophomore Charly Bashara improved to 1-0 on the season after outdueling the Broncos’ Ethan Hollingsworth.

Bashara finished with a final line of six innings, four hits, one earned run, four strikeouts and no walks, making it the second straight day that the Huskies were able to silence the heavy-hitting Bronco lineup. Senior Bobby Carrington was strong for out of the ‘pen for the Huskies, tossing three scoreless innings to pick up the save. Continue reading

Northeastern, Bama, UK, TCU, JMU, BCU, Temple, ODU, and Louisville pick up wins

Northeastern 5 Bowling Green 0

Sophomore Sheldon McDonald threw eight shutout innings of five-hit, nine-strikeout ball and did not walk a batter, as he led the Huskies to a 5-0 win over the Western Michigan Broncos on Wednesday afternoon at IMG Academies in BRadenton, Fla. Western Michigan entered the game having scored at least 15 runs in three of its last five games, but McDonald kept the Bronco bats silent all afternoon. Continue reading

St. Joseph’s Boyland and Temple’s Mongiardini Win Big 5 Baseball Weekly Awards

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PHILADELPHIA (3/5/08) – Saint Joseph’s sophomore Mike Boyland (Hatboro, PA / Hatboro-Horsham) and Temple junior Matt Mongiardini (Toms River, NJ / Toms River East) have been named the Philadelphia Big 5 Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, in voting conducted by the school’s head coaches and sports information offices. Continue reading

Holy Cross Baseball Defeated By St. Joseph’s, 16-4

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WINTER PARK, Fla. – Junior Jake Gorman (Norfolk, Mass.) went 1-for-4 including a two-run home run and drove in three runs but it wasn’t enough as the Holy Cross baseball team fell to St. Joseph’s, 16-4, at the Rollins Baseball Week Tournament. The Crusaders drop to 0-4 on the season while St. Joseph’s improves to 2-5. Continue reading

ACC Recap for 3/1

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FSU 4 Auburn 3

Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida State (6-0) remained undefeated on the season with a 4-3 victory over Auburn (4-3) in front of a crowd of 6,544, the fourth largest crowd to witness a game at Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles got seven shutout innings from senior Ryan Strauss and three solo home runs on Saturday afternoon to win their third straight game over the Tigers this season. Continue reading

Bethune-Cookman takes Rubber Game

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL (2/25/08) – After managing just one hit over the first seven innings, Temple’s bats finally came alive in the final two frames, banging out seven hits and three runs. But the late rally came up just short, allowing host Bethune-Cookman to escape with a 4-3 victory over the Cherry and White in the series finale on Monday at Jackie Robinson Park.

BCU starter Eric Thomas (1-0) kept the Owls off balance through seven shutout innings, surrendering only an infield single to senior Stan Orzechowski (Philadelphia, PA / Northeast Catholic) in the third. The Wildcats went to the bullpen in the eighth with a 1-0 lead and Temple looked to take full advantage of the change on the mound.

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