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FROM NCAA PRESS RELEASE
A decade into academic reform, student-athletes in Division I continue to make gains academically.
The latest NCAA Academic Progress Rates show overall improvement, including upticks in baseball, football and men’s and women’s basketball. Continue reading
Darren Heitner, a baseball agent wrote a fantastic article on collegiate seniors being undervalued after their collegiate careers are over. Continue reading
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 17th year with its 2014 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 17-June 26 (weekly through June 10) following the 68th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park. Continue reading
Vanderbilt Hammers Florida To Take Series
Gainesville, Fla. – With the series on the line Saturday at McKethan Stadium No. 18 Vanderbilt wasted no time, scoring eight runs in the first inning en route to a 16-2 series-clinching win at No. 4 Florida. Continue reading
Fulmer Blanks Gators 3-0
Gainesville, Fla. – Carson Fulmer put No. 18 Vanderbilt on his back Friday night in his home state, shutting out No. 4 Florida 3-0 at McKethan Stadium to even the series.
Fulmer was dominant in his first career complete game shutout, scattering four hits and matching a career-best with eight strikeouts. The Gators (34-17, 19-7) never threatened the sophomore, not getting a runner to second base until two outs in the ninth when Fulmer fielded a chopper and threw the ball wide to first base. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina junior Jeff Hoffman, who ranks among the Conference USA leaders in strikeouts, will undergo season-ending surgery next week head coach Billy Godwin announced Wednesday afternoon. Continue reading
DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 17th year with its 2014 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 17-June 26 (weekly through June 10) following the 68th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park. Continue reading
Aggies Walk-Off To Even Series
COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Cole Lankford delivered the endgame in the ninth inning, allowing the Texas A&M Aggies to capitalize on a complete-game effort by Daniel Mengden in a 3-2 win over the No. 5 LSU Tigers on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park on Saturday.
The victory came on the heels of a 10-inning, 5-4 win by LSU in the series opener Friday evening. Texas A&M improved to 29-19 on the year and 11-12 in SEC play. The Tigers dropped to 35-12-1 overall and 13-9-1 in SEC action. Continue reading
Gators Defeat Alabama to Win Ninth Straight SEC Game
Freshman right-hander Logan Shore threw six shutout innings to lead No. 12 Florida to a 7-3 victory over No. 20 Alabama on Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Sophomore Harrison Bader and junior Taylor Gushue drove in two runs apiece as the league-leading Gators (31-15/16-6 SEC) claimed their ninth-straight conference game by downing the Crimson Tide (30-16/13-9 SEC). Continue reading