Category Archives: Missouri Valley

Missouri State releases 2015 Schedule

MissouriStateBaseball.jpgSPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The 2015 Missouri State baseball schedule will feature a total of 56 games, including 24 home dates and match-ups against seven different 2014 NCAA Tournament teams, head coach Keith Guttin announced Friday. In all, the Bears will play 25 games against 12 different opponents that rated among the top 100 RPI-finishers a year ago, including 14 contests against NCAA Regional qualifiers.

Highlighting the Bears’ campaign will be non-conference home-and-home sets with in-state rival Missouri and Big 12 foe Kansas, as well as a three-game road series with two-time national champion Oregon State. MSU will also travel to Kansas State for a three-game series and play single road contests against Arkansas and Saint Louis. Continue reading

Illinois State to name Bo Durkac as Head Coach

NORMAL, Ill. – Bo Durkacwas named the Illinois State head baseball coach Thursday, as announced by Director of Athletics Larry Lyons. Durkac has 12 years of coaching experience, including five seasons with the Redbirds, serving as an associate head coach for the past two seasons, and is widely respected throughout the sport. Continue reading


2014 Fort Worth Regional: Day 2 Recap

Siena 9 Dallas Baptist 8 (10 innings)

Vincent Citro drove home the game-winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 10th setting off a celebration 45 years in the making. Siena rallied from an early 7-0 deficit to shock #28 Dallas Baptist and the rest of the College Baseball World with a wild 9-8 victory Saturday at Lupton Stadium in Fort Worth, the program’s first in NCAA Tournament play.

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2014 Bloomington Regional: Day 2 Recap

Youngstown State 5 Indiana State 2

Bloomington, Ind. – Youngstown State fifth-year senior Patrick O’Brien pitched 6.1 strong innings, and the Penguins beat Indiana State 5-2 for the program’s first victory in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon in the Bloomington Regional. Continue reading


2014 Fort Worth Regional: Day 1 Recap

Sam Houston State 2 Dallas Baptist 1

FORT WORTH — Travis Lee came up with another big two-out hit, as he drove in the game-winning run in the eighth to give Sam Houston a 2-1 win over Dallas Baptist in the opener of the NCAA Regional. The junior transfer has come up big after his insertion into the lineup six weeks ago. Continue reading