Category Archives: Summit League

CBD Journal with Western Illinois (April 10th)

Western Illinois Leatherneck Baseball hosted their first conference series this weekend against the Southern Utah Thunderbirds. Rich Mascheri got the start on the mound Friday night and threw a strong 7 1/3 innings striking out nine batters on five hits. The hitters put up 8 hits on five runs but fell short and suffered the loss. Nick Smith and I got the start on the bump on Saturday’s game. I was able to go six innings striking out eight batters on seven hits. Alexander Zarate relieved me in the seventh inning and struck out four batters and gave up two unearned runs in three innings. Continue reading CBD Journal with Western Illinois (April 10th)

2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 9th)

By: Aaron Kirby
The top 3 remain the same with Purdue (24-5) staying at #1 for second week in row. The Boilermakers had a perfect 4-0 week including sweeping their Big 10 series at Northwestern…………….. Continue reading 2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (April 9th)

CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 27th)

This weekend Leatherneck baseball took full swing as we brought a 5-11 record into our first home series against the Musketeers of Xavier. This was the first series of a 13-game home stand and we felt we needed to come out and prove a point. Continue reading CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 27th)

2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (March 26th)

For the 3rd week in row we have a new #1. The week was not kind to the top 3 ranked teams, as they went a combined 3-10 for the week. Continue reading 2012 CBD Mid Major Poll (March 26th)

CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 20th)

This past weekend we went to St. Louis to take on St. Louis University and Air Force. I’m going to speak for the whole team and say both games were disappointing. Intensity was one thing we lacked during this weekend. We need to keep our intensity up the whole game and not let the opposing team have a chance at winning. Continue reading CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 20th)

2012 CBD Mid-Major Poll (March 19th)

By: Aaron Kirby

For the second week in a row there is a new #1. TCU (11-6) moves up 2 spots to take over the top spot. The Horned Frogs had a perfect 5-0 week, beating Texas Tech on Tuesday, winning at UTSA Wednesday and sweeping UNLV on the road to open Mountain West play.

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CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 20th)

This past weekend we went to St. Louis to take on St. Louis University and Air Force. I’m going to speak for the whole team and say both games were disappointing. Intensity was one thing we lacked during this weekend. We need to keep our intensity up the whole game and not let the opposing team have a chance at winning. Continue reading CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 20th)

CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 6th)

This week was a very exciting time to be associated with the baseball team here at Western Illinois. We jumped on the bus and traveled the 13 hours to Athens, Ga. to take on a perennial SEC powerhouse Georgia. Although we lost the first two games in gut-wrenching fashion, we were able to come back on Sunday and put up a good showing in a 7-4 victory. Continue reading CBD Journal with Western Illinois (March 6th)