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Manhattan releases 2013 Schedule

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
RIVERDALE, N.Y. – The Manhattan College baseball team is slated for a challenging 54-game 2013 campaign, which features season opening series at southern powers Florida International and Florida Gulf Coast. The two-time defending Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) champion Jaspers will also take on members of the Big East in 2013, in addition to a match up with 2012 College World Series participant Stony Brook. Continue reading

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Matt Duval named Assistant Coach at Siena

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Matt Duval has been hired as the new volunteer baseball assistant coach at Siena College. Duval spent the last three years as the recruiting coordinator and hitting coach at Benedictine College in Atchison, Kan.

“Matt is a great fit on our staff,” head coach Tony Rossi said. “He brings a lot of experience to this position, and is excited to help us compete for a championship.” Continue reading

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2012 Final CBD Mid-Major Poll (June 27th)

Following their impressive run to Omaha Kent St (47-20) and Stony Brook (52-15) finish #1 and #2 in the final mid major poll of 2012. Continue reading

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Columbia Regional: Game 3 Recap

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Jacob May scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and delivered a three-run home run in a six-run seventh Saturday as Coastal Carolina beat Manhattan, 11-1, in an elimination game at the Columbia Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament.

Tyler Herb (9-2) pitched his first career complete game for Coastal Carolina, allowing two hits. Continue reading

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Columbia Regional: Game 2 Recap

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Colby Holmes took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and South Carolina figured out Manhattan pitcher Taylor Sewitt’s sidearm delivery the third time through the batting order as the Gamecocks beat the Jaspers, 7-0, in front of 7,043 at Carolina Stadium Friday night to complete the first day of the NCAA Columbia Regional.

It was the 17th consecutive NCAA Tournament victory for the two-time defending national champion Gameoocks. Continue reading

2012 NCAA Regional Preview: Columbia, SC

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Senior pitcher Michael Roth is scheduled to start
South Carolina’s second game in the NCAA’s Columbia Regional.

 

Friday’s schedule

No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina (41-17) vs. No. 2 seed Clemson (33-26), Noon, ESPNU

No. 4 seed Manhattan (33-25) vs. No. 1 seed South Carolina (40-17), 4 p.m., ESPNU

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It’s the elephant in the room no one wants to deal with – yet.

When the NCAA Selection Committee set up the Columbia Regional the placement of Clemson, Coastal Carolina and South Carolina at the same venue – along with Manhattan – had baseball fans in South Carolina buzzing.

The Clemson-South Carolina rivalry is a 24/7, 365 proposition in the Palmetto State. It’s hard to find a native sports fan that is neutral  about the rivalry – unless that person’s rooting interest is for another state school such as Coastal Carolina.

If a Clemson-South Carolina game does come about, you can expect a sellout crowd of 8,242 – more if the Columbia fire marshal is looking the other way – to have Carolina Stadium rocking.
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