Former Quinnipiac baseball player Mickey Amanti is spending his final year of collegiate eligibility playing football at Division 2 Southern Connecticut State. Last season, Amanti lead the team in batting average (.306), hits (57) and runs (31) during his senior season but decided to spend his last year of college sports on the gridiron. Continue reading
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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – Monmouth University head baseball coach Dean Ehehalt has announced changes to his coaching staff for the 2012 season. Jimmy Belanger, who has been the pitching coach for the past two years, has added the role of recruiting coordinator, while Rick Oliveri joins the staff as an assistant coach. In addition, Jeff Barbalinardo will begin his 17th season on the MU sideline, focusing on the outfield corps. Continue reading
UConn 13 Sacred Heart 3
CLEMSON, S.C. – The Connecticut baseball team scored 10 runs in the first four innings to cruise to a 13-3 victory over Sacred Heart on Saturday afternoon during 2011 NCAA Tournament play in Clemson, S.C. Continue reading
Coastal Carolina 13 UConn 1
CLEMSON – Anthony Meo struck out seven over 6.1 innings and Hayes Orton had a career-high five hits with three RBI, as third-seed and 21st-ranked Coastal Carolina took game one, 13-1, over second seed and 16th-ranked Connecticut of the NCAA Clemson Regional Friday afternoon at Doug Kingsmore Stadium Continue reading
The 2011 Clemson (SC) Regional features two teams from the state of South Carolina join them in the host Clemson Tigers and Coastal Carolina. The other two teams hail from the Nutmeg state with Uconn and Sacred Heart. Clemson and Sacred Heart will face off on the opening day while Uconn and Coastal Carolina face off in the other opening round game.
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WICHITA, KANSAS – The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced today the thirteen semifinalists for the 2011 Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award delivered by Papa John’s Pizza.
The Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award semifinalists are (in alphabetical order): Continue reading
#7 Florida State 6 UCF 1
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State donned its customary home gold uniforms for Sunday’s critical series-finale against UCF, but it sure did feel like a “Throwback” day at Dick Howser Stadium. Continue reading
Mariano Rivera Jr. will be attending Quinnipiac University in Hamden CT to continue his education. According to The Quinnipiac Chronicle, he will attempt to walk on the Bobcats baseball program in the fall as a pitcher. Several scouts in the Northeast region have stated to myself that Rivera is far from an elite prospect on the mound and didn’t play high school baseball as a sophomore or junior. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to these reports. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. Continue reading
#9 Florida State 10 Valdosta State 2
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Redshirt freshman David Trexler earned his first career victory as No. 7 Florida State rolled past Valdosta State, 10-2 at Dick Howser Stadium.
In a pre-arranged controlled start, Trexler (1-0) tossed three innings of shutout baseball, surrendering only a pair of infield singles. The lanky right-hander established a new career high with four strikeouts in his second start and fifth appearance. He did not issue a walk. Continue reading