Category Archives: Division 3

UT-Tyler losses a wild one to Austin College.

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SHERMAN, Texas – The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team fell to Austin College, 8-7, on Tuesday night in Sherman in one of the strangest endings to a game in program history.

Both team’s would remain scoreless until the bottom of the fifth inning when Austin would post four runs, three by home run, but with all four being unearned.
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Gotham Baseball Weekend Recap

Our good friend Chip Armonaitis of Gotham Baseball sent us a link to his Weekend Recap of the Gotham area baseball programs. There was only one major upset with Fordham beating Virginia Tech if you really want to call that an upset. Fordham is expected to be near the top of the A-10 this season while Virginia Tech is expected to finish last in most of the preseason projections. Continue reading

Endicott College names new Head Coach

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BEVERLY, Mass. – Endicott College has announced the appointment of Bryan Haley as the new head baseball coach. Bryan will also work in the admission office in the capacity as Assistant Director.

Bryan comes to Endicott with an extensive coaching background having served as the assistant coach at his alma mater, Brandeis University, in 2000 and 2002. While at Brandeis, Haley coached a pitching staff that ranked 16th in the nation with a 3.41 ERA and earned an NCAA New England Regional Tournament bid. Three of Haley’s pitchers at Brandeis went on to sign professional contracts. Continue reading

NCBWA and D3baseball.com releases 2008 Preseason Division III Poll

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DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA polls with the inaugural NCBWA-D3baseball.com Preseason Division III Poll. Weekly polls will start on February 25 and continue through June 2, following the NCAA Division III Championship in Grand Chute, Wisconsin. Continue reading

Collegiate Baseball’s Preseason Division 2 and 3 polls

The College Baseball News has put out their 2008 Preseason Poll for Division 2. They have put the two time defending national champion Tampa in the top spot. They went 53-10 in 2007 and return a strong squad in their hunt for their third straight national championship. Columbus State, Florida Southern, Mesa State, and Abilene Christian round out the top 5. The full poll is available here.

The College Baseball News has also put out their 2008 Preseason Poll for Division 3. The publication puts Wooster (OH) in the top spot with Cortland State coming up in the second spot. The top five is filled out by Kean (NJ), Chapman (CA), and Emory (GA). The full poll is available here.

Endicott College AD and baseball coach resigns

The Endicott College, a Division 3 school in Beverly MA, announced that Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach Larry Hiser has resigned effective January 31st to become the AD at Marietta College in Ohio. Hiser was the first and only baseball coach in the school’s history starting out in 1994. He accumulated a 263-216 record including four Commonwealth Coast Conference titles. In 2005, two of his players have become professional players including one getting drafted in 2005. The full press release from Endicott College is available here. Endicott has not announced yet who will take over the baseball program during the 2008 season.

Charlie Furbush


The new LSU ace was spotted starting for the Hyannis Mets this past weekend by the staff of the College Baseball Blog. He is a big kid who can throw in the low 90’s with a A- curveball. He is a huge pickup for Paul Mainieri and should be a very important part of the LSU pitching staff this season.

Maine Today’s article can be read here.

Article from the Cape Cod Times about his no-hitter from earlier this summer.