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Shumate To Step Down As North Carolina A&T Head Baseball Coach

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Greensboro, NC – An era in North Carolina A&T baseball will come to an end this summer. Effective July 31, Keith Shumate will no longer be the head baseball coach at N.C. A&T. Shumate offered his resignation to Director of Athletics Earl Hilton on Tuesday.

“This is certainly a sad day for North Carolina A&T Athletics.  We’re losing a great baseball coach and an even greater human being from our staff,” said Hilton. “While we hate to see him depart, we support Keith’s decision. He has a fantastic knowledge of the game, and we have certainly benefited from it over the years. We wish him all the best in his future endeavors.”

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ACC Recap for April 12th

Here is your ACC Recap for April 12th.

#2 Virginia 4 Georgetown 0 (5 innings)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The top-ranked Virginia baseball team earned a rain-shortened 4-0 win over Georgetown Tuesday evening at Davenport Field. The teams played five innings in one hour, 11 minutes before heavy rain and lightning forced the game to be stopped. The game then was called after a 47-minute delay. Continue reading

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ACC Recap for March 15th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 15th.

#2 Florida 5 #4 Florida State 4 (10 innings)

Junior Daniel Pigott (Ormond Beach, Fla.) delivered a walk-off single in the 10th inning that scored sophomore Nolan Fontana (Winter Springs, Fla.) with the winning run as No. 1 Florida (15-2) edged No. 4 Florida State (15-2), 5-4, on Tuesday night in front of a record crowd of 5,930 fans at McKethan Stadium. The Seminoles used a four-run third to grab the lead but were held scoreless for the final seven innings of the contest. The teams have now split two of their four regular-season meetings, with contests remaining in Jacksonville on March 29 and in Tallahassee on April 12. Continue reading

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ACC Recap for March 8th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 8th.

#4 South Carolina 5 #8 Clemson 4

GREENVILLE, S.C. – South Carolina scored five runs in their final two at-bats and held off a furious Clemson rally in the ninth to earn a 5-4 victory in the Reedy River Rivalry game before a crowd of 7,125 at Fluor Field on Tuesday night.

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ACC Recap for March 4th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 4th.

#1 Florida 8 #26 Miami 3

Sophomore Brian Johnson (Cocoa Beach, Fla.) threw five scoreless innings and No. 1 Florida (8-1) raced out to an 8-0 lead through four innings on its way to an 8-3 victory over No. 24 Miami (4-5) on Friday night in front of 4,587 fans at McKethan Stadium. It was the opener of the teams’ weekend three-game series. Continue reading

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Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd

Here are my Quick Hits for March 2nd. There was one major story in which the College Baseball Hall of Fame ended up having to check in on while there is still a couple of programs throughout the nation scuffling along.  Continue reading

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West Coast Weekend Preview…Let it Snow?

The Bay Area is scheduled for some nasty weather this weekend, and there’s even snow possibly in the forecast in San Francisco for the first time since the 1970′s.  The USF Dons (0-4) look to turn around its season after a rough opening stretch against UCLA as they play UC Davis in a home/away/home series this weekend.  Weather will probably get in the way Friday with a double dip sometime either Saturday or Sunday.  I spoke with USF Head Coach Nino Giarratano this week about his teams efforts to rebound over the weekend.

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ACC Recap for Feb. 23rd

Here is your ACC Recap for Feb. 23rd.

Virginia 4 VMI 3

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – John Barr (Sr., Ivyland, Pa.) hit a two-out RBI double to score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the No. 10 Virginia baseball team picked up a 4-3 victory over VMI Wednesday afternoon in the 2011 home opener at Davenport Field. Continue reading

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2011 MEAC Preseason Poll

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The defending Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) tournament champion Bethune-Cookman Wildcats were selected unanimously to win the 2011 MEAC Baseball Championship title by the conference’s head baseball coaches and sports information directors. Continue reading

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Top 100 Countdown: 18. Peter O’Brien (Bethune-Cookman)

College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2011 College Baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be providing one player per day until we reach number 1.

Coming in at number 18 on the list is Bethune-Cookman junior catcher Peter O’Brien. He is from Miami Gardens, Florida where he attended Braddock High School. Continue reading