Category Archives: Sun Belt

BIG 12 Baseball Recap 05/03

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Dallas Baptist 4 at #6 Texas A&M 5

Texas A&M became the nation’s first Division I baseball team to reach the 40-win plateau as the fifth-ranked Aggies rallied for a 5-4 victory over Dallas Baptist Saturday afternoon before… (more)

Dallas Baptist Recap

Louisiana-Lafayette 3 at #9 Nebraska 4

Louisiana-Lafayette 3 at #9 Nebraska 4

Nebraska Recap

Louisiana-Lafayette Recap

Utah Valley State 3 at #10 Oklahoma State 6

Utah Valley State 4 at #10 Oklahoma State 9

OSU Recap

Utah Valley State Recap


Kansas State 7 at #14 Missouri 11

Missouri Recap

KSU Recap

Oklahoma 10 at Kansas 13

Kansas Recap

OU Recap

Kentucky, Louisville, TCU, and Ohio State pick up wins

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Kentucky 9 Marshall 6

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sawyer Carroll’s five-RBI performance boosted the No. 16 Kentucky baseball team to a nine-run rally, soaring from a 6-0 deficit and notching a 9-6 win over the red-hot Marshall Thundering Herd – its 23rd non-conference win in the past 24 games – on Wednesday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

After starting every game of his college career – a span of 98 consecutive games – Carroll was scratched from the starting lineup in order to take a final exam, in Italian. Carroll, a National Player of the Year award candidate, completed his final exam around 7 p.m. ET as Kentucky made it through the first 1 ½ innings. By 7:15 p.m., Carroll was standing in the batters box as a pinch hitter, finishing the night 1-for-3 with a career-high five RBI. On the year Carroll, who leads the Southeastern Conference with a .431 average, has totaled 63 RBI in just 45 games, good for a tie for fifth place all-time on the single-season UK record books. A year ago, Carroll finished with 56 RBI in UK’s 54 games. Continue reading

ACC Recap for 4/23

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FIU 6 Miami (FL) 3

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (www.fiusports.com) – It had been four years since FIU had beaten Miami at Mark Light Field and an eternity since it beat the nation’s No. 1 team. That all changed Wednesday night with a 6-3 win for the Golden Panthers (14-29) against top-ranked Miami (33-5) in front of 2,483 on the Hurricanes’ home field.

FIU led throughout the game and held Miami hitless for five-straight innings after starter Eric Horstmann gave up a pair of singles in the first. The Golden Panthers built a 4-0 lead before Miami bounced back for three runs in the seventh. UM carried the momentum into the eighth, loading the bases with two outs against reliever James Lajiness. Continue reading

Kentucky, South Alabama, South Florida, JMU, and Liberty pick up wins

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Kentucky 2 Western Kentucky 1

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Collin Cowgill and Ryan Wilkes delivered solo home runs, lifting the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats to a 2-1 victory over state rival Western Kentucky – sweeping the two-game season series – in front of a WKU school-record 3,057 fans at Nick Denes Field.

Kentucky (31-10, 9-9 Southeastern Conference) got the only two runs it needed from Cowgill and Wilkes. Cowgill’s home run was his 16th of the season, good for second in the NCAA, three behind Georgia shortstop Gordon Beckham’s 19 homers on the year. Wilkes belted his sixth of the season after hitting four combined homers in his first three years for the Wildcats. Continue reading

Louisville, South Florida, Coastal Carolina, and Nova pick up Wins

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Louisville 6 Kentucky 5

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Third baseman Chris Dominguez drilled a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the ninth to give the University of Louisville baseball team a 6-5 walk-off win over rival No. 17 Kentucky snapping a 22-game non-conference winning streak, in front of a regular season record crowd of 3,652 fans that packed Jim Patterson Stadium Tuesday night. Continue reading

NCBWA Announces Pro-Line Athletic National Players of the Week for April 22nd

DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) ­ released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 22, today. Louisiana-Monroe senior outfielder Dexter Fontenot was named National Hitter of the Week, while Duke’s sophomore left-hander Chris Manno 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

ACC Recap for 4/16

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Miami (FL) 12 FAU 10

BOCA RATON, Fla. – Junior first baseman Yonder Alonso blasted a two-out two-run ninth inning home run and No. 1 Miami overcame a seven-run deficit to rally past Florida Atlantic, 12-10, Wednesday night at FAU Stadium in front of 2,348 fans. Junior closer Carlos Gutierrez (2-1) picked up his second win for the Hurricanes (31-3), who won the season series over the Owls (21-13). Continue reading

ACC Recap for 4/9

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FAU 6 Miami (FL) 3

CORAL GABLES, FL – Florida Atlantic right-hander Michael Obradovich struck out a season-best seven batters, allowing just three runs in eight outstanding innings and All-America candidate William Block hit two home runs in the Owls’ 6-3 win over No. 1 Miami.

Florida Atlantic (19-11) bolstered its 2008 resume with a road win over the nation’s best team. FAU is averaging 41 victories per season since 1999, during that span the Owls have qualified for NCAA Regional play six times. Continue reading

ACC Recap for April 2nd

Miami (FL) 13 FIU 2

MIAMI, Fla. – Sophomore right-hander David Gutierrez no-hit Florida International for the first three innings and No. 2 Miami erupted for 11 runs during those innings as the Hurricanes cruised past the Golden Panthers, 13-2, at University Park Wednesday night. Miami improved to 23-2 matching the best start ever by a Jim Morris coached team at UM. Continue reading

Cowgill hits two homers, Cohen wins 300th game

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — All-America centerfielder Collin Cowgill belted two mammoth home runs and Sawyer Carroll added three RBI, as the No. 10 Kentucky baseball team notched a 7-3 win over the pesky Western Kentucky Hilltoppers, securing head coach John Cohen’s 300th career win, on Wednesday night, in front of a season-high 2,549 fans at Cliff Hagan Stadium. Continue reading