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MAC Baseball Weekend Recap (Feb. 20th-22nd)

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The Zips took two-out-of-three in what was supposed to be a four game series that was cut short because of weather. They won the first game 2-1 thanks to a 2-4, 2 RBI performance by Dom Iero. John Valek III gave up 1 ER over 7 innings, while striking out six. They fell 1-0 in the second game, which was cut short to just seven innings. J.T. Brubaker gave up 1 run over 6 innings, allowing just 4 hits. They won game three 5-4. Daulton Mosbarger was 1-3 with 2 runs scored, while Iero collected two more RBI. Continue reading MAC Baseball Weekend Recap (Feb. 20th-22nd)

MAC Weekend Recap (Feb. 13th-15th)

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Akron started off the year with a 7-5 win over Furman. Daulton Mosbarger was 2-4 with 3 RBI. They dropped the second game to Furman 8-7 in 10 innings. Dom Iero went 4-6 at the plate with 2 runs and 3 RBI. They bounced-back to finish off the weekend with a strong 11-3 win. Kris Simonton got it going with three hits, 2 runs and 2 RBI. Pat Dyer turned out a solid pitching performance as well going 6 innings and striking out six, while only allowing 3 hits and 1 walk. Continue reading MAC Weekend Recap (Feb. 13th-15th)

2015 MAC Baseball Preview

Despite only losing four conference games and finishing with an overall record of 38-16, the Ball State Cardinals were left out of the postseason last year because they fell to the eventual MAC Conference Champion Kent State in the second round of the tournament. Continue reading 2015 MAC Baseball Preview

NIU names Mike Kunigonis as Head Coach

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NIUBaseball.jpgDeKALB, Ill. – Mike Kunigonis (KOON-uh-GOHN-iss), a veteran Division I coach who has spent the last seven years on the staff at Virginia Tech, most recently as the Hokies’ Associate Head Coach and Recruiting Coordinator, has been named head coach of the Northern Illinois University baseball program, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Monday. Continue reading NIU names Mike Kunigonis as Head Coach

Bowling Green releases 2015 Schedule

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio—The Bowling Green State University baseball program, under the direction of head coach Danny Schmitz, announced their 2015 schedule on Wednesday (Dec. 10) morning. Coming off a 25-27 season in 2014, the Falcons will begin their season on Feb. 13. The 2015 schedule will feature all 11 Mid-American Conference foes, and at least three first-time opponents.

“We are excited to announce our 2015 schedule,” head coach Danny Schmitz said. “The early season schedule will both challenge us and prepare us for Mid-American Conference play. With such a young team, it will be important to get game experience against a very good lineup of teams.” Continue reading Bowling Green releases 2015 Schedule

Western Michigan releases 2015 Schedule

WMUCelebrationKALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan baseball team released its 2015 schedule with a total of 19 home games including five home Mid-American Conference series. For the fourth consecutive year, WMU will play the Detroit Tigers’ top prospects team at Joker Marchant Stadium as part of the annual Florida trip.

Non-conference highlights of the schedule include home & home series with in-state rivals Michigan State and Oakland, as well as Valparaiso. The Broncos also have a road game at Northwestern and a home game slated against Notre Dame. Continue reading Western Michigan releases 2015 Schedule

Akron releases 2015 Schedule

Akron2012ScheduleAKRON, Ohio – The University of Akron head baseball coach Rick Rembielak and his staff announced the 2015 schedule on Thursday, which features 19 games to be played at Lee R. Jackson Field along with one game to be played at Canal Park.

The Zips are slated to host five Mid-American Conference weekend series as they welcome crosstown rival and 2014 MAC champion Kent State to Lee R. Jackson Field. Continue reading Akron releases 2015 Schedule

NIU releases 2015 Schedule

NIUBaseball.jpgDeKALB – The NIU baseball team released its 2015 schedule Tuesday, a 56-game slate that will send the team to six different states, including Texas, where the Huskies will play 2014 College World Series participant Texas Tech.

Northern Illinois University and the Red Raiders will begin their four game series Friday, Feb. 20 and play two games on Saturday, Feb. 21. It will be NIU’s seventh trip to Lubbock all-time and the first time the teams have played a full series since 2012, when NIU nearly secured an upset over the 24th ranked Red Raiders in the series finale, 3-2. Continue reading NIU releases 2015 Schedule

Ball State releases 2015 Schedule

Ball State’s baseball team, under the direction of head coach Rich Maloney, has announced its 2015 schedule.

“We are excited about the upcoming season and competing against so many outstanding programs,” Maloney said. “Our non-conference schedule will be foreboding in playing UNC-Wilmington, Kentucky, Elon, Coastal Carolina, West Virginia, Dartmouth, Illinois twice, Indiana, Purdue twice, Northwestern and Maine. All of those programs have recently won their conference, played in NCAA tournament or have a storied tradition. We are doing this in hopes of preparing our team for the 27 game grind of MAC play. This is part of the journey to try and take our program to the next level.” Continue reading Ball State releases 2015 Schedule