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.” Continue reading College Baseball News and Notes 09/19→
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. Continue reading San Francisco Dons release 2009 Schedule→
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. Continue reading Gonzaga Bulldogs Hit The Diamond After Producing Solid Summers→
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)→
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→
San Fransisco head coach Nino Giarratano spent the summer with Team USA’s Collegiate National Team. The team had a perfect record of 24-0 as they won the FISU Tournament in the Czech Republic and the Haarlem Baseball Week over the Cuban Olympic team. The interview with Coach Giarratano is wide ranging and talks about some of the great experiences he had in Europe and some of the great opportunities that this trip provided him. Continue reading USF’s Nino Giarratano talks about Team USA Experiance→
SAN DIEGO, Calif. The University of San Diego head baseball coach, Rich Hill, has announced the Toreros’ 2009 schedule.
The Toreros’ schedule features yet another strong caliber of opponents, much like the 2008 season. Eight NCAA Tournament participants including the University of Oklahoma, Long Beach State, Rice, Pepperdine University, UC Irvine, Cal State Fullerton, Stanford University and Arizona State highlight USD’s schedule. The Toreros will compete in 16 games against this top competition.
Steve Rodriguez and Pepperdine University have release their schedule. Pepperdine will start their season against the Cal State Northridge with the Friday and Sunday game at Pepperdine and the Saturday game at Northridge. Pepperdine will travel down to USC for a mid-week game on Wednesday the 25th of February. On February 27th Pepperdine will travel to Davis, California to Play UC Davis in a three game weekend series. They will then return to Los Angles to play UCLA in a mid-week contest. They finally get to return home to play in a four game series against Evansville. They will play a DH on Saturday.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Led by Most Valuable Player A.J. Pollock of the Falmouth Commodores and the trio of hard-hitting catcher Tommy Medica, infielder Joseph Sanders and pitcher Chris Manno of the league champion Harwich Mariners, the 2008 All-League Team has been announced by Cape Cod Baseball League Commissioner Paul Galop. Continue reading CCBL 2008 All-League Team→