Category Archives: West Coast Conference

Saint Mary’s Baseball and Alum Squared Off in First Annual Jeff Peterson Memorial Alumni Game

Head Coach Jedd Soto giving a team jersey to Joe Peterson, brother of Jeff. Courtesy: SMC Athletics
Head Coach Jedd Soto giving a team jersey to Joe Peterson, brother of Jeff. Courtesy: SMC Athletics

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On a windy Saturday afternoon the Saint Mary’s men’s baseball team squared off against former Gael alums at Louis Guisto Field. Past Gaels such as Neal McSherry, Brian Hawkins, Sam Carter, Brian Bryne, Michael Nisco, and JP Musgrove suited up and took the field once again. In all 33 former Gaels were in attendance and played in the first annual Jeff Peterson Alumni Game.

The afternoon kicked off when both teams lined up along the first and third baseline and head coach Jedd Soto presented the Peterson family a framed game jersey signed by the team as well as a #27 jersey which was the number worn by Peterson during his playing days.
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College Baseball News and Notes 10/08

Senior Ryan Lollis

Baseball to Scrimmage Saturday at Taylor Stadium

The Mizzou baseball team will continue its fall practice with a scrimmage Saturday before the MU football game against Oklahoma State. The baseball action will get underway at 1:30 p.m. at Taylor Stadium. The intersquad scrimmage will be open to the public and is free of charge.
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Former Lion Jeff Walker Named Assistant Coach

Former Lion Jeff Walker returns to LMU as an assistant coach.
Former Lion Jeff Walker returns to LMU as an assistant coach.

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Former Lion Jeff Walker, who was an All-WCC selection for LMU in 2000, will return to the bluff for his first season as an assistant coach under head coach Jason Gill, it was announced earlier this week. Coach Walker will work primarily with the outfielders and hitters, as well as assist in strength and conditioning and recruiting.

Prior to coming to Loyola Marymount, Walker spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Ohlone College in Fremont, Calif. During this time, Ohlone qualified for the State Playoffs, led the state in stolen bases, and was one of the best hitting teams in the California. Before going to Ohlone, Walker spent five years serving as both the Athletics Director and head varsity baseball coach at Saratoga High School in Saratoga, Calif. In just his first year as head coach, Walker guided Saratoga, which had finished the previous season in last place after winning just six games all year, to the CIF/Central Coast Section Playoffs.
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2009 College Baseball Schedule- University of Portland

Head Coach Chris Sperry- University of Portland
Head Coach Chris Sperry- University of Portland

The CBB would like to thank all of the SIDs from the DIV I, II, and III for sending us your 2009 College Baseball Schedules. Because of the hard working SIDs, we are able to get the new schedules in a timely fashion and have them posted. The CBB is the Source for All Things in College Baseball. We have added quite a few more teams from DIV II and III so make sure to check out the schedules either from up top or on the right hand side.

Head Coach Chris Perry and the Pilots of University of Portland have released their 2009 College Baseball Schedules. The Pilots starts 2009 with a 3 game home series with Utah Valley starting on February 20th.
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College Baseball News and Notes 09/29

Head Coach Wade Simoneaux

Louisiana Tech Bulldog Baseball Sets Fall Schedule

For the first time in the Wade Simoneaux era at Louisiana Tech, the Bulldog baseball team will play four fall games against outside competition.

Simoneaux announced Monday that Louisiana Tech would play LSU-Shreveport Oct. 3, Panola Junior College Oct. 9, Grambling State Oct. 16 and Bossier Parish Community College Oct. 18.
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College Baseball News and Notes 09/19

"The coaching staff and the players are excited and there's an energy at practices."
"The coaching staff and the players are excited and there's an energy at practices."

NICHOLLS STATE BASEBALL BEGINS FALL PRACTICE SESSIONS

With 15 returners and 23 newcomers, the Colonel baseball team took to the field for the first time this week in preparation for the 2009 season.

“I think we’ve had three really good practices to open the fall and the thing that is really evident about this team already is that we definitely have team speed,” remarked head coach Chip Durham. “We have position players who can really run and that makes us feel really good about being in a situation where, as we continue to develop over the fall, we really have a chance to play defense well.”
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San Francisco Dons release 2009 Schedule

Head Coach-Nino Giarratano- University of San Francisco
Head Coach-Nino Giarratano- University of San Francisco

Head Coach Giarratano and the Dons open the 2009 season with a 4 game series with the University of Texas-San Antonio with a double header schedule for Saturday. They follow that with a single road game with UC-Davis on February 24th.
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Gonzaga Bulldogs Hit The Diamond After Producing Solid Summers

Outfielder Drew Heid returns for his junior season.
Outfielder Drew Heid returns for his junior season.

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Gonzaga University’s baseball team returned to the diamond this past week to begin their fall season.

The Bulldogs return six players that hit better than .300 for a last year’s squad that reached the 30-win plateau for the second consecutive season. This past summer a number of current and incoming Zags played in various collegiate summer leagues and nine players took home all-league honors following solid seasons for their respective clubs.
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CBB talks with Jordan Wyckoff (Part 2)

Coach Wyckoff
Coach Wyckoff

The College Baseball Blog recently had the opportunity to talk with Jordan Wyckoff who just completed his second season with the Franklin and Marshall College Diplomats. He just finished his summer coaching in the Alaskan Baseball League where he served as an assistant coach for the Mat-Su Miners. This is our second opportunity to speak with Coach Wyckoff this fall as we focus this time on his Alaskan League experience. Continue reading CBB talks with Jordan Wyckoff (Part 2)

Rivals Links

Our good friend Kendall Rogers of Rivals has been putting out some great articles about many different conferences and teams recently. He checked in yesterday with a preview of the ACC conference heading into the Fall Ball workouts. Continue reading Rivals Links