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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
We will throughout the year bring you some Game Notes from around the country from some of the top series. Continue reading
Arkansas State surprised Ole Miss on Wednesday as they went into Swayze Field and knocked off the Rebels by a score of 7-5. The Rebels are currently ranked number 2 in the nation by the NCBWA and heading into a big series against the TCU Horned Frogs but forgot to show up on Wednesday evening as they committed four errors. Ryan Hudgins of Arkansas State went 3-5 with 2 RBI to lead the Indians to the upset victory. Continue reading
Northeastern 5 Bowling Green 0
Sophomore Sheldon McDonald threw eight shutout innings of five-hit, nine-strikeout ball and did not walk a batter, as he led the Huskies to a 5-0 win over the Western Michigan Broncos on Wednesday afternoon at IMG Academies in BRadenton, Fla. Western Michigan entered the game having scored at least 15 runs in three of its last five games, but McDonald kept the Bronco bats silent all afternoon. Continue reading
Redshirt Freshman Caleb Cotham was dominating, before tiring late against the Louisville Cardinals in a midweek Top 25 clash at Hawkins Field in Nashville. Cotham (7IP, 4ER, 7H, 1BB, 9K) used a heavy and hard fastball and a sweeping curve to handcuff the Cards, including recording the golden sombrero on UL star Chris Dominguez (1-4, 3K) in his first three ABs. Continue reading
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Florida Gulf Coast 5 South Florida 4
TAMPA, Fla. – The University of South Florida baseball team fell, 5-4, Tuesday night to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles at Red McEwen Field.
The Bulls’ record drops to 3-4, while the Eagles improve to 8-1.
USF’s offensive attack came in the first two innings after falling behind by two after the top of the first. Redshirt freshman Ryan Lockwood spearheaded the Bulls’ offensive charge with a lead-off walk. Junior counterparts Brandon Smith and Addison Maruszak followed with a walk and a hit by pitch to fill the bases. Junior Trey Manz then hit a one-out sac fly to score Lockwood and put the Bulls on the board. Continue reading
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DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending March 4, today. Kentucky junior outfielder Sawyer Carroll was named National Hitter of the Week, while Southern Miss senior right-hander Barry Bowden and Norfolk State’s senior right-hander Joey Seal were named National Co-Pitchers of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season.