Category Archives: Ohio Valley Conference

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2012 Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award Winners Announced

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RICHMOND, Va. – CollegeBaseballInsider.com today announces its winners of the second annual Tom Walter College Baseball Inspiration Award, which recognizes examples of inspiration in college baseball. Continue reading

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Steve Gillispie named Head Coach at Youngstown State

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Youngstown — Steve Gillispie, an experienced recruiter and instructor who has spent the past 11 seasons helping to build a powerhouse in the Ohio Valley Conference, has been named Head Baseball Coach at Youngstown State University. He will be introduced as the Penguins’ eighth head coach at a news conference on campus Wednesday. Continue reading

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2012 Final CBD Mid-Major Poll (June 27th)

Following their impressive run to Omaha Kent St (47-20) and Stony Brook (52-15) finish #1 and #2 in the final mid major poll of 2012. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (May 28th)

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Purdue (44-12) ends the 2012 regular season as the #1 Mid-Major. The Boilermakers will make their first NCAA appearance since 1987 and will host (Gary, Indiana) a regional as announced Sunday. Purdue went 3-0 on their way to winning the Big 10 tourney title with a win over Ohio St and two wins over Indiana including a 6-5 win in the title game. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (May 7th)

By: Aaron Kirby
TCU (29-16) slides up 2 spots to take over #1 for week 12. The Horned Frogs went 3-1 on the week beating Oklahoma 4-3 Tuesday and winning 2 of 3 vs New Mexico in MWC play. TCU and New Mexico are now tied atop the MWC standings at 13-5 and having split their 6 games. Continue reading

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NCBWA releases National Players of the Week

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 29, today. Southeast Missouri sophomore outfielder Derek Gibson was named National Hitter of the Week, while Northeastern junior left-hander Kevin Ferguson was named National Pitchers of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 30th)

By: Aaron Kirby
Purdue (34-7) is #1 for the 5th consecutive week. The Boilermakers went 3-1 on week, winning 3-2 at Illinois St on Tuesday and winning 2 of 3 from Michigan St in Big 10 play. Purdue has a 3 ½ game lead in Big 10 and steps out of conference play this weekend for HUGE series at UCLA. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 23rd)

Purdue (31-6) remains on top for 4th consecutive week. The Boilermakers won 12-2 at Illinois-Chicago Wednesday before they traveled to Nebraska in the Big 10 series of year to date. Purdue took game 1 Friday 8-5 and Nebraska evened series Saturday with an 8-3 win. Purdue won the series with an 8-3 win of their own on Sunday. With the series win Purdue sits in first place in Big 10, 3 ½ games ahead of Michigan St and Minnesota, at 12-3. According to warrennolan.com Purdue’s RPI is 11 which have them in very good position to host a regional. They can add to that resume in the next 2 weeks when they host Michigan St and then travel to UCLA for 3 game series May 5th-6th. Continue reading