South Carolina Rallies For Win
NASHVILLE, TENN. – A two-out single by Max Schrock in the top of the ninth inning and a one-out solo homer by Joey Pankake in the top of the 10th helped lift eighth ranked South Carolina to a 4-3 come-from-behind win over ninth ranked Vanderbilt on Thursday evening in the first game of a three-game SEC baseball series at Hawkins Field. The Gamecocks improve to 41-13, 17-11 in the SEC with Vanderbilt now 39-15 and 16-12 in league play. Continue reading
Florida State entered the season with Brandon Leibrant expected to lead the weekend rotation but he has been limited to only six starts with a 4-1 record and a 1.83 ERA. Continue reading
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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