Category Archives: Sun Belt

Appalachian State releases 2015 Schedule

AppStateStadium_thumb.jpgBOONE, N.C. — Two series against teams that advanced to NCAA Super Regionals in 2014 — including one that will be played at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium — headline Appalachian State University baseball’s 2015 schedule, head coach Billy Jones announced on Wednesday.

Appalachian State plays 24 games at Beaver Field at Jim and Bettie Smith Stadium in 2015, beginning with a four-game series versus Canisius (Feb. 20-22) and closing with a contest against longtime local rival East Tennessee State on May 12. Continue reading

Georgia Southern releases 2015 Schedule

GASouthernPhotoSTATESBORO, Ga. – Thirty-one home games, six NCAA Regional Participants highlight the Georgia Southern Eagles 56-game 2015 baseball schedule.

Georgia Southern will renew old rivalries and embark on their inaugural Sun Belt season in 2015. The Eagles will face Clemson, Georgia, Georgia Tech and West Virginia in addition to familiar foes The Citadel, College of Charleston, Kennesaw St. and Appalachian St. Continue reading

Troy’s Bobby Pierce set to retire at end of 2015; Mark Smartt named Succesor

TroyBaseballTROY, Ala. – Troy University baseball head coach Bobby Pierce announced at a press conference Wednesday that he will retire following the 2015 season; his 13th season as the coach of the Trojans. Pierce, who is 15 wins shy of surpassing Chase Riddle for the most in school history, informed his team at a meeting Tuesday night.

“Troy University, the Troy community and the entire Trojan nation have been nothing short of phenomenal to me, my family and our program over the years,” Pierce said. “I have put everything I have into playing and coaching for 51 years of my life. When you invest that much for that long, your tank runs a little low.” Continue reading