Category Archives: MAC

Western Michigan releases 2014 Schedule

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WMUCelebrationKALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan baseball team released its 2014 schedule Monday, Nov. 18. Highlights include four home Mid-American Conference series, home & home pairings with Michigan State, Northwestern and Valparaiso, as well as road contests at Louisville, Michigan and Notre Dame. The Broncos will play the Detroit Tigers Prospect team for the third year in a row at Joker Marchant Stadium as part of the annual Florida trip. Continue reading

Ohio releases 2014 Schedule

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OUvWesternMichATHENS, Ohio – The Ohio University baseball team announced its 2014 schedule on Monday. The 53-game slate features 23 home games, 24 Mid-American Conference contests and five matchups against teams that competed in the 2013 NCAA Championship.

“I am excited about our upcoming 2014 schedule as it will challenge us early with a trip to Western Carolina and a pair of games against regional caliber teams in UNC-Wilmington and Liberty,” said second-year head coach Rob Smith. “We will also see some exciting midweek match ups with Ohio State and a home game against Pittsburgh who is now in the ACC.” Continue reading

Bowling Green releases 2014 Schedule

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BowlingGreenPileBOWLING GREEN, Ohio—Head baseball coach Danny Schmitz has announced the 2014 schedule. The Falcons, who are coming off a trip to the NCAA Tournament in 2013, will begin their MAC Championship defense on February 14.

The schedule features 53 games, with a mix of 26 non-conference games, and 27 Mid-American Conference games. The Falcons will face all 11 MAC teams at least twice during the 2014 campaign. Continue reading

Kent State names Jeff Duncan as Head Coach

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JeffDuncanJeff Duncan, former associate head coach at Purdue, was named the new head baseball coach at Kent State on Tuesday, as announced by Kent State Director of Athletics, Joel Nielsen.

“One year removed from the College World Series, this head coaching position was very attractive and it was evident throughout the search,” said Nielsen. “In no particular order, we set out looking for someone that could coach and motivate our current players and incoming class, a dynamic recruiter, a person familiar with successful college baseball in the North, a serious commitment to academics and a good role model. Needless to say, we’re excited to introduce Jeff Duncan to the Kent State community, along with his wife Lauren and son Bryce, and I’m looking forward to building on our success. Kent State baseball is in good hands moving forward.” Continue reading

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Links from Around the Country for June 6th

JonathanGrayFeaturedHere are some of the top news stories around the College Baseball World for today.  Continue reading

2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

OSULogo_thumb.jpgOklahoma State 7 Bowling Green 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Oklahoma State earned its first NCAA Tournament win in four years Saturday as the third-seeded Cowboys advanced in the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 7-3 win over fourth-seeded Bowling Green in an elimination game at Jim Patterson Stadium.

With its first NCAA tourney win since the 2009 NCAA Clemson Regional, the Cowboys improved to 40-18 overall as they also reached the 40-win mark for the first time since 2008. Continue reading

Georgia set to hire Kent State’s Scott Stricklin

ScottStricklinKentStateThe Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting that Georgia is set to hire current Kent State coach Scott Stricklin as their next head coach. Stricklin has been with the Golden Flashes for the past nine years making five NCAA appearances, an appearance in the College World Series in 2012 while compiling a 350-188 overall record for a winning percentage of .651. Continue reading

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2013 Louisville NCAA Regional Day 1 Recap

MiamiFeaturedMiami (FL) 7 Oklahoma State 0

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Behind a career day from catcher Garrett Kennedy and another strong start from southpaw Chris Diaz, the second-seeded Miami Hurricanes captured their NCAA Championship opener over third-seeded Oklahoma State by a final score of 7-0. Continue reading