Category Archives: MAC

MAC Weekend Preview (Feb. 28th-March 2nd)

MAC Series of the Week
Eastern Michigan Eagles (4-4) vs. Kentucky Wildcats (6-2)

The Matchup

Eastern Michigan started out the year on a high note by taking down then ranked #16 Clemson 6-5 before dropping the last two games of the series 5-3 and 9-7. They then went on to take two-out-three from UT-Martin in the second weekend series of the year, and they split against Austin Peay in a double-header earlier this week. Kentucky has won four games in a row, and in their first game of the year they took down #1-ranked Virginia 8-2. Continue reading

2014 MAC Preseason Coaches Poll

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macCLEVELAND, Ohio – 2013 Regular Season Champion Kent State was picked to repeat as MAC East Division & Tournament Champions, the Mid-American Conference announced Wednesday. Ball State, last year’s MAC Tournament runner-up was picked to win the West Division. The Flashes garnered four votes to win this year’s MAC Tournament, while Ball State garnered three votes to win the Tournament crown and NCAA automatic bid. Bowling Green, Central Michigan, Eastern Michigan, Miami and Toledo each received one vote to win the Tournament. The preseason poll was voted on by the league’s 12 Head Coaches. Continue reading

Toledo releases 2014 Schedule

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CoryMeeToledoTOLEDO, OH – The Toledo baseball team will compete in 57 games over the course of its 2014 campaign, head coach Cory Mee announced on Thursday, Nov. 21.

Highlighting the Rockets’ slate will be four matchups against three teams that advanced to the 2013 College World Series and a total of seven contests against squads that participated in the 2013 NCAA Regionals. In addition, UT will face a team on three occasions that qualified for the 2012 CWS this spring. Continue reading

Central Michigan releases 2014 Schedule

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JordanDeanCMUMount Pleasant, Mich. – The Central Michigan baseball program announced its 2014 schedule Thursday, one that features 19 home games, five home Mid-American Conference series and the fourth annual Clash at Comerica versus in-state foe Michigan State.

“Anytime you can have five home MAC series is a benefit to our program,” head coach Steve Jaksa said. “We love playing at home. Its an environment that we like and our fans enjoy as well. We really like our schedule and how it is set up from start to finish.” Continue reading

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