Category Archives: Big Ten

Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 30th)

CCBLLogo.jpgPITCHER: Evan Hill – Wareham

Just three short weeks into the season, it is inspiring to see how much the Cape Cod Baseball League players have already accomplished in a short span of time. Wareham pitcher Evan Hill (Michigan) caught the attention of many, with two standout appearances that earned him Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week honors. Continue reading Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 30th)

Northwestern set to name Spencer Allen as Head Coach

SpencerAllenCollege Baseball Daily has learned current Illinois assistant coach Spencer Allen will be named the new head coach at Northwestern University. Allen has spent the past season as an assistant coach with the University of Illinois leading them to them to the Super Regionals. Before heading to Champaign, he spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Creighton.  Continue reading Northwestern set to name Spencer Allen as Head Coach

Maryland head coach John Szefc suspended two games

Maryland_logo.jpgCOLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland head baseball coach John Szefc will serve a two-game NCAA suspension because of his ejection from Sunday’s Big Ten Championship game.

Szefc was ejected during the top of the seventh inning by home plate umpire Jim Schaly in Maryland’s 4-3 loss to Michigan. Continue reading Maryland head coach John Szefc suspended two games

News and Notes from Around the Country (May 26th)

Here are some of the top articles from around the nation for May 26th.

NCAA should be embarrassed for snubbing Wolf Pack

The National Collegiate Athletic Association should be embarrassed for leaving the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team out of its 64-team regional field.

A total of 25 teams won 40 or more games in Division I college baseball this season. The Wolf Pack, which finished 41-15 and won the Mountain West regular season championship, was one of them. Just four of those 40-win teams were not selected to play in the NCAARegionals. The Wolf Pack, we found out on Black Monday, was also one of them.

Nevada Wolf Pack Examiner
Continue reading News and Notes from Around the Country (May 26th)

USA Baseball Names Twenty-One Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced the semifinalists for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award on Friday. Twenty-one athletes from around the country were named semifinalists for the 38th Golden Spikes Award, sponsored by Major League Baseball and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation to the top amateur baseball player in the U.S.
Continue reading USA Baseball Names Twenty-One Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists

Northwestern’s Paul Stevens To Retire

StevensNorthwesternEVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern head baseball coach Paul Stevens will retire at the conclusion of the 2015 season after serving the program since 1985, Vice President for Athletics and Recreation Jim Phillips announced Thursday, April 2. Stevens worked as an assistant coach under both Ron Wellman and Larry Cochell from 1985-1987 before taking over as NU’s head coach for the 1988 season.

“We are incredibly grateful that Northwestern has been blessed with a tremendous leader like coach Paul Stevens for the last three decades,” said Phillips. “His contributions to this place are simply immeasurable. The young men who have gone through the baseball program under his guidance illustrate the special investment that he has made into the success of each of their lives, both on and off the field. Paul, Kenan and their children will always be a part of our Northwestern family.” Continue reading Northwestern’s Paul Stevens To Retire

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 Big 10 Preseason Coaches Poll

big10logoRosemont, Ill. – Maryland was voted the preseason favorite to claim the 2015 Big Ten Baseball Championship as voted on by the conference coaches and announced on Wednesday. The coaches voted on the top six teams and also selected three student-athletes from their own squads to a Players to Watch list. The Terrapins were followed in the preseason poll by Nebraska in second place, No. 3 Illinois, Indiana in fourth place, No. 5 Michigan and Ohio State in sixth place.

Maryland is coming off its first Super Regional appearance in program history and returns All-American infielder Brandon Lowe and pitcher Mike Shawaryn. Lowe batted .348 last season and tied for the team lead in RBI (42). Shawaryn set the program record with 11 wins last season. Kevin Mooney, who notched a program record 13 saves in 2014, also returns for the Terrapins. Lowe, Mooney and Shawaryn were named Maryland’s Players to Watch. Continue reading 2015 Big 10 Preseason Coaches Poll