As most of our readers know, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim starting pitcher Nick Adenhart was killed in a car crash early Thursday morning after having a tremendous outing against the Oakland A’s. His vechicle was hit by a suspected drunk driver which killed Nick Adenhart, Courtney Stewart, and Harry Pearson. The fourth person in the vehicle in Jon Wilhite who is currently in ICU but conscious. Wilhite played baseball for Cal-State Fullerton from 2004-2008. The reason I bring this to your attention is that Pearson and Wilhite are listed as members of our website’s Facebook group so they must have been fans of the site. Continue reading
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Fullerton, Calif. – Former Titan Jon Wilhite is in critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit at UCI Medical Center recovering from injuries suffered in the early-morning hit-and-run accident that killed Los Angeles Angels’ pitcher Nick Adenhart and two others including Cal State Fullerton student Courtney Stewart.
Wilhite, with the Titans from 2004-2008, was a passenger in the car that was struck by a driver running a red light at the intersection of Orangethorpe Ave. and Lemon St. in Fullerton, Calif.
Kyle Schurman has sent along the television listings for College Baseball games for April 3rd-9th. It lists the games on either National or Regional broadcasts. It also includes the DirecTV station that the game can be found, where applicable. If you know of another game on National or Regional TV, please send us an email. Continue reading
FROM PRESS RELEASE
The Reebok Brushback Hex Metal is the new top of the line baseball cleat from Reebok, just in time for the 2009 season. If it looks familiar, it might be because MLB stars such as Justin Morneau and Tim Lincecum have been wearing the shoes since the start of spring training. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 31st.
Georgia 6 Clemson 5
ATHENS-Top-ranked Georgia scored four runs in the third and held off No. 22 Clemson, 6-5, Tuesday at Foley Field.
Georgia improved to 23-3 and won for the ninth time in 10 games while Clemson dropped to 18-8.
Bryce Massanari and Colby May hit home runs and finished with two hits apiece for Georgia. Rich Poythress, the reigning National Hitter of the Week, went 2-for-4 with his league-leading 48th RBI. Continue reading
We received some great video from the Lynchburg (VA) games from last week. The first highlight of the video shows Jeff Taylor making an outstanding 5-3 double play while the second play features David Gaines who robs a Randolph-Macon player of a home run. Continue reading
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE:
ATLANTA – Led by a trio of home runs, the Georgia State baseball team earned a 10-1 upset win over #3 Georgia Tech on Tuesday night at Russ Chandler Stadium. The win over the third ranked Yellow Jackets was the highest ranked opponent that the Panthers have defeated in the history of the program. Continue reading
East Division Player of the Week
Gauntlett Eldemire, Ohio, CF
Sophomore, Shaker Heights, Ohio (University School)
Eldemire started all three games this weekend vs. Central Michigan and crushed three home runs, including his first-career multi-homer game Sunday when he hit a three-run bomb in the second frame and his first-career grand slam the following inning. He registered multiple RBIs in all three games, including a career-high seven in Sunday’s series-finale win. Continue reading
Here is your Big East Recap for March 22nd.
Cincinnati 9 Pittsburgh 5
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The University of Cincinnati baseball team used four home runs to defeat the Pittsburgh Panthers 9-5 in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Trees Field. The win upped UC’s record to 10-8 overall and 1-2 in the BIG EAST, while Pittsburgh fell to 11-6 overall and 2-1 in the BIG EAST. Continue reading
SEARCY, Ark. – The 28th-ranked Ouachita Baptist University baseball team suffered its fourth straight Gulf South Conference West Division loss Saturday, falling 4-2 to Harding at Jerry Moore Field.
The Tigers (21-11 overall, 0-4 GSC West) jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Ouachita took advantage of a error as Blake Lockwood scored on a JoeDan Poulter double to left.