BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – WKU head baseball coach Matt Myers announced the 2015 Hilltopper Baseball schedule on Tuesday morning, a slate featuring seven 2014 NCAA Regional teams, including College World Series Champion Vanderbilt, 25 home games and five Conference USA series against league powers at Nick Denes Field.
The 2015 schedule is highlighted by 13 games against seven programs that advanced to NCAA Regionals in 2014, three of which visit Bowling Green in Kentucky, Old Dominion and Rice. Midweek games against defending national champion Vanderbilt (Feb. 25) and College World Series participant Louisville (April 21) headline a difficult non-conference group of opponents that combined to go 451-325 (.581) in 2014. Seven of WKU’s 13 non-conference foes either advanced to a regional or won their regular-season conference championship in 2014. Continue reading
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GREENVILLE, N.C. – Cliff Godwin, a four-year Pirate letterman who has been a part of seven NCAA Regional and two College World Series appearances coaching at the Division I level, has been appointed head baseball coach at East Carolina University according to an announcement from director of athletics Jeff Compher on Wednesday. Continue reading
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RUSTON, La. – Louisiana Tech Athletics Director Tommy McClelland introduced former Campbell University coach Greg Goff as the seventh head coach of the Bulldog Baseball program in a press conference on Friday morning in the Jarrell Room of the Charles Wyly Athletic Center.
Goff comes to Ruston after spending seven years as the head baseball coach at Campbell University in Buies Creek, N.C., where he amassed an impressive record of 224-174 in his time at the helm of the Camels program, including recording three straight 40-win seasons. This past season, Goff and his team captured the Big South Tournament Championship, which led to Campbell’s first NCAA Regional appearance in 24 years. During last week’s Columbia Regional, Goff and his team defeated Conference USA’s Old Dominion for the program’s first ever win in an NCAA Regional. Continue reading
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GREENVILLE, N.C. – The contract of Billy Godwin, head baseball coach at East Carolina University since 2005, will not be renewed according to an announcement by director of athletics Jeff Compher on Monday. Continue reading
Texas A&M 9 Rice 8
HOUSTON, Texas – Texas A&M came back from a 6-0 deficit to defeat Rice 9-8 in 10 innings in the Houston Regional of the NCAA Baseball Championship. Krey Bratsen scored the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning. Continue reading
Texas A&M 7 George Mason 3
HOUSTON, Texas – The Texas A&M Aggies kept their season alive with a 7-3 win over the George Mason Patriots in an elimination game at the NCAA Houston Regional at Reckling Park. Continue reading
Campbell 4 Old Dominion 1 (12 innings)
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Campbell scored three runs in the top of the 12th inning to top Old Dominion 4-1 Saturday in NCAA Columbia Regional action at Carolina Stadium.
The NCAA Tournament win is Campbell’s first in program history in its second trip. CU also made a NCAA Regional in 1990. Continue reading
Texas 8 Texas A&M 1
HOUSTON — Nathan Thornhill pitched seven strong innings, Texas put up seven runs in the first three innings and the No. 2 seed Longhorns (39-18) defeated No. 3 seed Texas A&M (33-25) 8-1 Friday afternoon at Reckling Park in the opening round of the Houston Regional. Continue reading
Maryland 4 Old Dominion 3
COLUMBIA, S.C. – In its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 43 years, Maryland waited until its final at-bat to win its first tournament game since 1970. The Terps completed a come-from-behind victory with three runs in the ninth to walk-off against Old Dominion by the score of 4-3 in the opening game of the Columbia Regional Friday afternoon at Carolina Stadium. Continue reading