Here are some of the top articles from around the nation for May 26th.
NCAA should be embarrassed for snubbing Wolf Pack
The National Collegiate Athletic Association should be embarrassed for leaving the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team out of its 64-team regional field.
A total of 25 teams won 40 or more games in Division I college baseball this season. The Wolf Pack, which finished 41-15 and won the Mountain West regular season championship, was one of them. Just four of those 40-win teams were not selected to play in the NCAARegionals. The Wolf Pack, we found out on Black Monday, was also one of them.
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FRESNO, Calif. – Fresno State head baseball coach Mike Batesole unveiled his squad’s 2015 schedule on Thursday. The spring slate will test the Diamond ‘Dogs over a 56-game regular season schedule that kicks off Friday, February 13 at Beiden Field with UC Irvine, one of eight teams to reach Omaha for the College World Series last season.
Continue reading Fresno State releases 2015 Schedule
RENO, Nev. – Nevada head baseball coach Jay Johnson has announced the team’s 2015 schedule, which features 27 homes games, marquee nonconference meetings and the Mountain West Tournament at Peccole Park.
“We are very excited about the challenges our schedule presents to our team,” said Johnson. “Our players are getting a top level Division I baseball experience here with this schedule. To have the opportunity to play in environments such as Rip Griffin Park, Sunken Diamond, Fowler Park and TD Ameritrade is a great step forward for our program, will help us build a solid RPI, and more importantly, prepare us for a very difficult Mountain West Conference slate.” Continue reading Nevada announces 2015 Schedule
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West will honor former San Diego State head coach and student-athlete Tony Gwynn with the naming of the Conference’s Baseball Player of the Year Award. The leagues’ head baseball coaches made the recommendation at their annual meeting in August, and with the MW Joint Council’s recent approval, the change will be implemented beginning with the 2015 season. Continue reading Mountain West to name Player of the Year Award after Tony Gwynn
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – “Nowhere to breathe.”
That’s how UNM head baseball coach Ray Birmingham described his team’s 2015 schedule, which was officially released Tuesday. Continue reading New Mexico releases 2015 Schedule
College Baseball Daily has learned that San Diego State will announce later today that Executive Head Coach Mark Martinez will be named the head coach of the Aztec program. Martinez will take over the Aztec program after the death of former head coach Tony Gwynn. Continue reading San Diego State to name Mark Martinez as Head Coach
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) – UNLV baseball head coach Tim Chambers released his 2015 schedule on Monday and a total of 30 regular-season games will be played at Earl E. Wilson Stadium, which is six more than last season, while the Rebels will be on the road for 25 games.
Matchups with nationally prominent teams from the Big 10, Big 12 and Pac-12 conferences and historically strong teams from the Big West Conference, West Coast Conference and Western Athletic Conference will highlight Chambers’ fifth season at the school.
“In 2014 we played a very tough non-conference schedule and were rewarded by earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament,” Chambers said. “So we are using that idea again this year to play some teams that are consistently ranked in the top 25. We also promised our recruits that they would have an opportunity to play at some great ballparks and play some tough teams.” Continue reading UNLV releases 2015 Schedule