Category Archives: NEC

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SoCal Roundup: Pac-12 Comeback Series Wins

While Cal State Fullerton and Long Beach State and San Diego and Loyola Marymount were finishing up a pair of rivalry series, USC and UCLA were trying to win rubber matches in a pair of Pac-12 series.

Both of Los Angeles Pac-12 squads needed dramatic comebacks to get the job done. See how they did it below.

That plus all of Sunday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo galleries from the matchups at Fullerton and San Diego: Continue reading

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SoCal Roundup: Hit Streak Snapped

Defense wins championships and it can win or lose rivalry games as well. See whether it was Fullerton or Long Beach’s defense that came away shining. Could San Diego even a crucial WCC series with Loyola Marymount?

And UC Santa Barbara had quite an offensive day, but one impressive Gaucho hit streak did come to an end.

That plus all of Saturday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo galleries from the rivalry matchups in San Diego and Fullerton: Continue reading

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SoCal Roundup: Kuresa-Bombs

UC Santa Barbara had to pull off a comeback to take down Wagner, but it was really one man that did almost all the damage — Tyler Kuresa. Find out what he did plus see how two sets of SoCal conference rivals fared against each other as the Big West and WCC’s biggest rivals squared off.

A roundup of all of Friday’s Southern California college baseball action and some bonus material from up the coast at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo: Continue reading

2014 CBD Top 100 Players: 48. Kyle Wilcox (Bryant)

KyleWilcox2We continue the countdown today with number 48, Bryant RHP Kyle Wilcox. In his freshman campaign with the Bulldogs, Wilcox proved that he had what it took to perform at the Division 1 level. With a fastball that topped out at 97 mph during 2013, the right hander quickly became a player of interest within the NEC. Wilcox appeared in 15 games out of the bullpen for the Black and Gold, throwing in 13 innings while posting a 6.23 ERA. Despite starting off shaky in his first appearance, the freshman responded with countless scoreless innings holding opponents to a .269 average. Continue reading

Bryant University releases 2014 Schedule

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University baseball team and head coach Steve Owens have announced the 2014 schedule, highlighted by an opening weekend trip to the University of Maryland and a four-game weekend against perennial Northeast powers Connecticut and Stony Brook.

The Bulldogs, coming off a record-setting season that included a program-record 45 wins and an NCAA tournament victory over Arkansas, have put together a 56-game slate that features eight 30-win teams and 19 home games at Conaty Park, a place they were an impressive 20-3 last season. Continue reading

2013 NECBL All-Star Game Breakdown

NECBLLogo_thumb.jpgThe NECBL held their All-Star game on Sunday evening with the Eastern Division winning a 2-1 contest as each pitcher tossed an inning while most batters got two at-bats. Here are some of the players that stuck out for me on the day. I usually can’t make a good read on hitters by seeing them only one or two times so this usually will focus on the pitchers. Continue reading

Quinnipiac’s Dan Gooley to retire at end of 2014 Season

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QURecruits_thumb.jpgHAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac baseball’s Dan Gooley has announced his retirement from coaching following the 2013-14 academic year. He is a member of the Quinnipiac Athletics Hall of Fame as a player, and also as the coach of the 1983 team enshrined in 2009. He enters his final season as the all-time leading in career victories in Quinnipiac Athletics’ history with 524 to date. Continue reading

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2013 Manhattan (KS) Regional Day 3 Recap

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MANHATTAN, Kan. –  Jacob Mahan and Brett McAfee each had three RBI and two hits to lead No. 15 Arkansas to a 12-3 victory over Bryant on Sunday afternoon in the Manhattan Regional at Tointon Family Stadium.

The Razorbacks improve to 39-21 on the season, while Bryant ends its season with a 45-18-1 record. Arkansas advances to the Manhattan Regional final and will face No. 17 Kansas State tonight at 7:05 p.m. The Razorbacks will have to beat the Wildcats tonight and again tomorrow to win the regional. Continue reading

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2013 Manhattan NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The 15th-ranked Arkansas baseball team eliminated Wichita State from the NCAA Tournament on Saturday afternoon with a 3-1 victory in the Manhattan Regional.

Arkansas improves to 38-21 on the season, while Wichita State ends its season with a 39-28 record. The Razorbacks will next play at 2:05 p.m. tomorrow against the loser of tonight’s game between No. 1 seed Kansas State and fourth-seed Bryant. Tomorrow’s game will be available on ESPN3. Continue reading