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St Edwards rally in game two to sweep #22 Incarnate Word

Drew Kimball
Drew Kimball

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

AUSTIN, Texas – St. Edward’s rallied from four runs down in game two to sweep a doubleheader from #22 Incarnate Word Saturday afternoon at Lucian-Hamilton Field. St. Edward’s won the first game, 4-3, and rallied to take game two, 9-6.

With the two victories today, St. Edward’s is now tied with Incarnate Word for third place just a half game out of first place.
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St Edward gain split with #22 Incarnate Word

Dylan Schuch
Dylan Schuch

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

AUSTIN, Texas – The St. Edward’s baseball team gained a split over #22 Incarnate Word Friday afternoon at Lucian-Hamilton Field. The Hilltoppers got a walk-off RBI-triple from sophomore Dylan Schuch in game one to win, 4-3. In the second game, senior Brett Friemel pitched a brilliant game was the hard-luck loser, as St. Edward’s fell, 4-3.
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Mt. Union bus catches on Fire

The Mount Union Baseball team’s bus caught on fire on Saturday at 7 am according to a report from an online report. The situation was risky with a coach breaking down a door and some of the student athletes having to jump out of windows. Luckily, no one was injured in the incident and only personal items and some equipment received damage in addition to the bus. Continue reading

Eric Sorenson’s New Site

Eric Sorenson (Courtesy of CornNation.com)

The College Baseball Blog’s good friend Eric Sorenson has started a new blog called College Baseball Today where he is continuing his coverage of College Baseball. He was one of the many casualties when CSTV was taken over by CBS. The people running CBS decided to take their College Baseball coverage in another direction. Right now, the direction is no coverage of the great game. Eric really made the CSTV coverage worth reading and his site had some great articles over the weekend. Continue reading

Color Barrier in College Baseball?

Cal Outfielder Cameron Hart
Cal Outfielder Cameron Hart

The Takeaway a show on public radio recently talked about the Racial makeup of college baseball players. It is an interesting show as they bring in a lot of different panelists who have an opinion on the topic. I think the main reason why we don’t see more African-Americans playing college baseball is the use of showcase camps which kids from an urban background struggle to afford. Continue reading

Opening Weekend Recap: Sunbelt Conference

Weekend Winners:  Middle Tennessee State was the big weekend winner, as they swept a three game home series with Missouri State.  Also posting impressive weekends were UALR, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana-Monroe, New Orleans, Troy, and Western Kentucky.  UALR took two of three games at home against Northern Iowa, and just missed a sweep with a one run loss on Saturday.  Florida Atlantic finished the weekend with a 2-1 series record against Fordham.  Florida International posted a 20 run Saturday in route to a two games to one series victory over Jacksonville.  Louisiana-Monroe hosted the ULM  and ended the weekend with a 2-1 record.  New Orleans won the first three games of their home series against Towson before losing the Sunday finale to open the season 3-1.  Troy lost a Friday contest against Kentucky in the Caravelle Resort Invitational before winning their next three games to end the tournament at a very solid 3-1.   Western Kentucky took a single game from Toledo on Friday night, but the Saturday and Sunday meetings were canceled due to inclement weather. Continue reading