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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.

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2015 Season Preview: Ivy League

IvyLeagueSmallThe Ivy League season is shaping up to be an interesting race as talented players have graduated and incoming classes improve.

Columbia remains the favorite in the Ancient Eight and Lou Gehrig Division following its dominance last season, but the Lions will need to overcome the loss of Pitcher of the Year David Speer. Penn, Columbia’s closest challenger, loses a couple from its high-powered offense and might not have the firepower to finish atop the division. Continue reading 2015 Season Preview: Ivy League

Penn releases 2015 Schedule

YurkowPennPHILADELPHIA – University of Pennsylvania W. Joseph Blood Head Coach of Baseball John Yurkow has announced the 2015 schedule for the Quakers. Penn is schedule to host 16 home games this spring, including 10 Ivy League games.

Penn’s lineup of games is highlighted by early season trips south, heading to Florida to take on Stetson to begin the season, before traveling to Virginia over spring break to face Old Dominion, Virginia Commonwealth (VCU), and Richmond. Continue reading Penn releases 2015 Schedule

Princeton releases 2015 Schedule

PrincetonSchedulePRINCETON, N.J. – Princeton University Robert H.B. Baldwin ’42 baseball head coach Scott Bradley has released the program’s 2015 schedule.

The Tigers will open the year with a three-game set at 2014 NCAA participant Louisiana State University on Feb. 27-Mar 1. After a four-game series with UNC-Greensboro (Mar. 6-8), Princeton will travel to College Park, Md. to face the University of Maryland on Mar. 13-15. Continue reading Princeton releases 2015 Schedule

Harvard releases 2015 Schedule

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Forty-two games, including a biannual appearance at Fenway Park for the Baseball Beanpot, highlight the 2015 Harvard baseball schedule, which was released Tuesday (Oct. 22) by Bill Decker, the Joseph J. O’Donnell ’67 Head Coach for Harvard Baseball.

The Crimson will play 11 games in the comforts of O’Donnell Field on campus, after making appearances on the road at tough nonconference opponents to start the spring. The first pitch for Harvard, which finished with an improved 11-28 record (5-15 Ivy League) last season, is set for 4 p.m. on Feb. 27 when the Crimson kicks off its four-game series at Wofford in Spartanburg, South Carolina. After its series with the Terriers, Harvard makes its way south to Macon, Georgia, for a four-game stand at Mercer on March 6-8. Continue reading Harvard releases 2015 Schedule

Columbia releases 2015 Schedule

NEW YORK – Columbia head baseball coach Brett Boretti has announced the Lions 2015 spring schedule. The two-time reigning Ivy League Champions will open up the season in Texas for a three-game series with the University of Houston from February 27-March 1.

“We have put together another exciting schedule to challenge us each and every time we take the field,” Boretti said. “We have a very strong non-conference schedule, starting off at 2014 Super Regional participant Houston and followed by perennial power University of Central Florida before we make our way thru the Carolina’s playing 10 games in 9 days on our spring break trip.” Continue reading Columbia releases 2015 Schedule

Brown names Grant Achilles as Head Coach

achilles_topstoryPROVIDENCE, R.I. – Grant Achilles, current assistant coach of the Brown University baseball team, has been named head coach of the program in an announcement made by Brown Director of Athletics Jack Hayes on Monday.

Achilles spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach for the Bears before taking over the head coaching duties midway through the 2014 season. Achilles becomes Brown’s 17th head coach since 1900, while the program was founded in 1863. Continue reading Brown names Grant Achilles as Head Coach

2014 Coral Gables Regional: Day 2 Recap

Bethune-Cookman 6 Columbia 5

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (27-32) held off a late charge by the Columbia Lions (29-20) in the 2014 NCAA Regional elimination game on Saturday afternoon at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, holding on for the 6-5 win and earning the first postseason victory for the program in 12 seasons. Continue reading 2014 Coral Gables Regional: Day 2 Recap

2014 Coral Gables Regional: Day 1 Recap

Texas Tech 3 Columbia 2

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – No. 23 Texas Tech defeated Columbia 3-2 in the first round of the NCAA Coral Gables Regional Tournament on Friday afternoon as sophomore first baseman Eric Gutierrez hit a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning at Alex Rodriguez Park – Mark Light Field. Continue reading 2014 Coral Gables Regional: Day 1 Recap