South Florida 7, Florida Atlantic 6
A sacrifice fly from Brandon Smith in the bottom of the seventh inning broke a 6-6 tie as University of South Florida defeated Florida Atlantic University (7-5) 7-6 at Red McEwen Field in Tampa Tuesday night.
USF got to Florida Atlantic starter Brandon Kloess in the second inning scoring five runs on five hits. The first fout batters of the inning singled off of Kloess and a walk and hit batter. After manufacturing three runs, Freshman Ryan Lockwood stroked a single to center field with the bases loaded that plated two more runs making it a 5-0 advantage for the Bulls.
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San Diego 6 Fullerton 2
FULLERTON, Calif. – The 21st-ranked University of San Diego baseball team scored four unanswered runs in picking up a 6-2 win over No. 16 Cal State Fullerton Tuesday evening in a non-conference game at Goodwin Field.
With the win, the Toreros improve to 8-7 overall and improve to 6-1 against ranked opponents this season. With the loss, the Titans fall to 8-5, suffered their first home loss of the season and saw their five-game winning streak come to an end. Continue reading
For the second time in a week, an Ivy League program defeated an SEC team this time the Yale Bulldogs went down to Columbia SC and defeated the number 4 ranked South Carolina Gamecocks. The Bulldogs used four pitchers in the game while allowing South Carolina to only five hits. Yale starter Stefan Schropp pitched the first five innings of the game allowing only three hits and one run. He was followed by Chris Walsh who struggled through 1.1 innings while giving up two hits and two runs. Continue reading
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending March 11, today. Arkansas senior infielder/outfielder Aaron Murphree was named National Hitter of the Week, while Arizona senior lefthander David Coulon was named National Pitcher 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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Kentucky 6 Purdue 1
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Freshman shortstop Chris Wade launched a grand slam over the left-center field fence in the sixth inning, breaking open a 2-1 game, to lead the No. 4 Kentucky baseball team to a 6-1 win over the Purdue Boilermakers in game one of a twinbill, on Monday afternoon at Cliff Hagan Stadium.
Wade launched his third homer of the season, busting open what had been a pitching duel through the first five frames. Wade, who extended his hit streak to a team-high 10 games, has hit homers in two consecutive games. Wade finished the day 1-for-2 with four RBI. Continue reading
Baylor takes two from Mississippi State.
Mississippi State Recap
Missouri Takes Two from Indiana State
Indiana State Recap
Kansas State Takes two from Lemoyne.
Kansas State Recap
Kansas takes two from North Dakota State
North Dakota State
Nebraska Takes two from Northern Colorado.
Northern Colorado Recap
Texas Tech 8 Northern Illinois 5
Texas Tech Recap
Northern Illinois Recap
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JMU 8 Georgia State 3
PANTHERSVILLE, Ga., March 9, 2008 – James Madison University took command with a six-run fourth inning and sophomore Kyle Hoffman (Reading, Pa./Twin Valley) pitched eight innings in an 8-3 victory to complete a Colonial Athletic Association sweep of Georgia State University on Sunday afternoon at The Field at Panthersville. Continue reading
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Behind the right arms of Greg Holle (1-0) and Eric Marshall, the TCU Horned Frogs defeated #2 Ole Miss, 2-1, Sunday afternoon to pick up their first series victory of the season. The duo combined to limit the high-powered Rebel offense to just one run on six hits. For Marshall it was his first career save. Clint Arnold led the Frogs’ offensive charge with three hits and scored both TCU runs.
For the second straight game the Horned Frogs struck for a first-inning run. Arnold got the two-out rally going with a double to right field. Bryan Holaday followed with a seeing-eye single through the left side that plated Arnold for the 1-0 lead. Continue reading
The Brown University Bears knocked off Florida in Game 1 of their doubleheader by a score of 11-2. The Bears got a strong pitching performance from Will Weidig went eight strong innings while scattering five hits and allowing two runs to lead them to victory. Nick Punal hit a three run homer in the sixth inning to give the Bears more then enough runs to cruise to the victory in Game 1. Continue reading
One of the marquee series of the weekend was TCU hosting Ole Miss for a three game set. The teams were rained out on Friday so we had a doubleheader with Ole Miss throwing Pitcher of the Year candidate Lance Lynn in Game 1. The full recaps are available below. Continue reading