DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association 19th annual Division I All-America baseball squads (first, second and third teams) again features a cavalcade of the nation’s elite players in 2014.
The balance in the talent on each of these three teams again indicates the close competition among 302 DI schools for the coveted eight places in the June 14-25 NCAA World Series starting Saturday at TD Ameritrade Park. Continue reading
LYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – University of Miami catcher Zach Collins and College of Charleston right-handed pitcher Bailey Ober have been named the 2014 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association National Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year recipients, as announced by the organization today.
FORT WORTH, Texas — Kyle Bacak’s suicide squeeze bunt in the top of the ninth produced the go-ahead run as TCU rallied for a 6-5 victory over Pepperdine on Monday in Fort Worth to win the Super Regional and advance to Omaha for the College World Series. Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia baseball team advanced to the 2014 NCAA College World Series with an 11-2 victory over Maryland in the decisive Game 3 of the Charlottesville Super Regional, Monday night at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (49-14) advance to the third College World Series in school history, all in the past six years (2009, 2011). Continue reading
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Sunday’s game at Hawkins Field unfolded in memorable and historic fashion for the Vanderbilt baseball team: It started with an offensive explosion and ended with a dogpile.
The Commodores clinched a spot in the College World Series by posting a 12-5 victory over Stanford in Game 3 of the Super Regional before a sold-out, mostly Commodore-crazed crowd of 3,626. The victory, which was propelled by a five-run first inning and the stellar relief pitching of freshman Hayden Stone, sends Vanderbilt (46-19) to Omaha, Neb., for next week’s College World Series, where the Commodores will face Louisville in their opener on Saturday. Continue reading
LUBBOCK, Texas - For the first time in school history, the Texas Tech Red Raiders will be heading to Omaha and the College World Series.
Backed by five shutout innings from starter Dylan Dusek and two perfect frames from Jonny Drozd out of the bullpen, the Red Raiders topped College of Charleston, 1-0, Sunday afternoon en route to advancing to the pinnacle event in collegiate baseball, the College World Series held in Omaha, Nebraska. Continue reading
CHARLOTTESVILLE – The Virginia baseball team forced a decisive Game 3 of the Charlottesville Super Regional, downing Maryland 7-3 in Game 2 Sunday afternoon at Davenport Field. The Cavaliers (48-14) rallied to even the series after the Terrapins (40-22) won Game 1 on Saturday, 5-4. The teams will meet Monday for a berth in the 2014 College World Series.
Game 3 of the Super Regional will begin at 7 p.m. Monday. ESPN2 or ESPNU will carry the national television broadcast. Continue reading
The Ragin’ Cajuns of Louisiana-Lafayette suffered a setback against Jackson State in their opening game of the NCAA tournament, but quickly elevated their play to move on to the Super Regionals.
The kings of Louisiana college baseball, at least for this year, are not the six-time national champions from LSU.
While Houston was unceremoniously ending LSU’s spring with a 12-2 rout Monday at the Baton Rouge Regional, Louisiana-Lafayette managed to keep alive the best season in school history by edging Mississippi State 5-3 to advance to the NCAA super regionals. Continue reading
Corvallis, Ore. – Andrew Morales and Evan Manarino combined for 7.2 innings on short rest as UC Irvine defeated No. 1 overall seed Oregon State 4-2 in the finale of the Corvallis Regional.
The Anteaters (39-23) play Oklahoma State in the Super Regionals in Stillwater, Okla., next. Oregon State (45-14) fell short at home in front of 3,435 baseball fans. Continue reading
Texas 4 Texas A&M 1
HOUSTON – Chad Hollingsworth pitched a complete game two-hitter to lead the Texas baseball team past Texas A&M, 4-1, and capture the Houston Regional Championship Monday night at Reckling Park.
Texas moves on to a Super Regional where it will face the University of Houston with the site to be announced by early Tuesday morning. Continue reading