FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illinois coach Dan Hartleb announced that Scott Sommerfeld, an outfielder from Manchester, Mo., will join the Fighting Illini baseball team in the fall of 2009, becoming the seventh member of the 2009 signing class. Sommerfeld was a first-team All-State outfielder and was the Player of the Year runner-up […]
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FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana Baseball staff has named tri-captains for the 2009 season. Seniors Chris Hervey and Joe Vicini and junior Matt Bashore will serve as captains this year. Vicini is in his second year as a captain, while Hervey and Bashore are both captains for the first time.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE COLUMBUS, Ohio – Justin Miller, the hot-hitting senior first baseman for the Ohio State baseball team, has been selected as a team captain for the second consecutive year by a vote of his teammates. Miller, who captained the 2008 team along with Dan DeLucia, is the sole captain of this year’s […]
Since we are eagerly awaiting the start of the 2009 College Baseball season, I thought I would do a weekly segment with users sending us questions about interesting topics about issues or teams. I will select about five questions every week to be posted with answers on Tuesday morning. You can send us your questions […]
Rivals.com College Baseball Editor Kendall Rogers put out a great article previewing the Top 10 Seniors for the 2009 season. He names your typical players like Michael Rockett of Texas-San Antonio and Preston Guilmet of Arizona. He also brings up Nate Lape of Marshall who flies under the radar as he plays for the West […]
Our good friend Kendall Rogers of Rivals.com is currently in San Diego at the ABCA Convention. He has a running blog on some of the issues and coaches he is running into at the event. He has already talked with the University of San Diego coaching staff and the Michigan coaches. He will have more […]
Lincoln Hamilton of Project Prospect has a great article looking at the top hitters eligibile for the 2009 draft. He looked at the Collegiate Stats of players eligible for the 2009 draft and based on a formula has ranked the top 50 players in the country. He believes that Josh Phegley of Indiana has the […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE ANN ARBOR, Mich. — University of Michigan head baseball coach Rich Maloney has announced the addition of Brant Ust to his coaching staff as a volunteer assistant. Ust, who was the Big East Player of the Year and an All-American in 1998 at Notre Dame, replaces Aaron Hepner on Maloney’s staff. […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE PARK RIDGE, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference and Greater Columbus Sports Commission announced today that Huntington Park, the home of the Triple-A Columbus Clippers, will serve as the host site for the 2009 Big Ten Baseball Tournament. The event will mark the Big Ten’s first neutral-site baseball tournament since 1994. […]
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE EAST LANSING, Mich. – Construction on the new McLane Baseball Stadium recently began in preparation for a Spring 2009 opening. Construction crews have removed the former bleachers and begun digging the foundations for the new stadium.