Category Archives: Pac-12

Nevada set to hire T.J. Bruce

NevadaLogo RENO, Nev. — University of Nevada Director of Athletics Doug Knuth announced Friday that T.J. Bruce has been named the head baseball coach at Nevada. Bruce spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach to Nevada alum John Savage at UCLA, where he helped the Bruins win the 2013 College World Series. Continue reading Nevada set to hire T.J. Bruce

2015 College World Series Final Game 1: Vanderbilt 5 Virginia 1

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Vanderbilt’s RO Coleman races down the line. Photo by David Cohen (BHEphotos)

OMAHA, Neb. – Vanderbilt moved within one game of claiming back-to-back national championships at the 2015 College World Series, defeating Virginia, 5-1, in game one of the CWS Finals at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. Continue reading 2015 College World Series Final Game 1: Vanderbilt 5 Virginia 1

Washington State names Marty Lees as Head Coach

MartyLees_thumb.jpgPULLMAN, Wash. – Marty Lees has been named the Washington State University Head Baseball Coach, Cougar Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Wednesday.

Lees becomes the 15th head coach in program history after spending the last three seasons as the assistant coach/recruiting coordinator at Oklahoma State and the previous 11 at Oregon State. In those 14 years he has coached 10 teams that have reached the NCAA Tournament, including two national champions with Oregon State. Continue reading Washington State names Marty Lees as Head Coach

USC Trojan Pitcher Marc Huberman and two former Trojans facing Lawsuit

On May 9th 2014, College Baseball Daily reported that Southern California outfielder Vahn Bozoian was dismissed from the university for a student disciplinary issue after an unknown incident. The full story is coming out now though which could affect the Trojans postseason as they open play against Virginia on Friday. Continue reading USC Trojan Pitcher Marc Huberman and two former Trojans facing Lawsuit

Washington State announces Coaching Change

FROM PRESS RELEASE

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced Tuesday that baseball coach Donnie Marbut will not return to guide the Cougars next season.

“Though Donnie and his staff have worked hard over the past 11 years it is my feeling that a change in leadership at this time was necessary to get Cougar baseball back to a position of prominence,” said Moos. Continue reading Washington State announces Coaching Change

News and Notes from Around the Country (May 26th)

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.

Nevada Wolf Pack Examiner
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Arizona head coach Andy Lopez Retires

AndyLopezArizona.jpgTUCSON, Ariz. – Andy Lopez, a 33-year coaching veteran and one of the winningest coaches in college baseball, has announced his retirement as head coach at The University of Arizona. Lopez, who guided the Wildcats to a pair of College World Series appearances and the 2012 national championship, spent the past 14 years at Arizona after previous coaching stints at Cal State Dominguez Hills, Pepperdine and Florida.

“For the past 14 years, I have been extremely honored to be a part of the Arizona baseball program,” Lopez said. “This is a special place with many special people, and I thank everyone at The University of Arizona for the opportunity to finish my career here.” Continue reading Arizona head coach Andy Lopez Retires

USA Baseball Names Twenty-One Golden Spikes Award Semifinalists

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced the semifinalists for the 2015 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award on Friday. Twenty-one athletes from around the country were named semifinalists for the 38th Golden Spikes Award, sponsored by Major League Baseball and presented in partnership with the Rod Dedeaux Foundation to the top amateur baseball player in the U.S.
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