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
There’s a new sheriff in Big 12 baseball – or at least a strong contender for the title – as Oklahoma State has built up a three-game lead in the win column on the Cowboys’ nearest competitor.
The Pokes from Stillwater are no pushovers in the conference after taking 2 of 3 from Texas last weekend to 31-13 overall and 13-5 in the conference.
The Cowboys are stepping outside of conference this weekend, facing Arizona State in a three-game set, and finish the year against last-place Kansas State and struggling Oklahoma. They’re ranked as high as No. 9 and have a climbing RPI – sufficient to have them drawing attention in the race for an NCAA Regional.
For more on how things have changed at OK-State, which has never won a Big 12 regular season title, click here: Shifting mindset has Oklahoma State rising in Big 12
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Senior lefthander Ben Wetzler isn’t interested in individual accomplishments.
He did forego professional riches to become the winningest pitcher in Oregon State history. Wetzler, a fifth-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Phillies in June 2013, returned to the Beavers for one simple reason.
“The dog pile,” he said. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
LUBBOCK, Texas — Conferences large and small from across the country are represented on the first watch list for the 2014 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award. The ACC leads the pack with six athletes on the list. Continue reading
No. 1 Virginia Outlasts No. 4 Florida State in 10 Innings, 5-3
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Derek Fisher (Jr., Rexmont, Pa.) hit a tiebreaking two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team to a 5-3 win at No. 4 Florida State Friday in the opener of a key three-game series at Dick Howser Stadium. Fisher hit three doubles in the victory as the Cavaliers (36-7, 17-5 ACC) came back from a two-run deficit. Continue reading
Here is a recap of some notable games on Saturday, plus a wild video of Navy baseball players singing a song from Frozen you won’t want to miss… Continue reading
There were many high profile games on Thursday night to get a big weekend in college baseball underway.
LSU Opens Huge Series With Extra Inning Win
OXFORD, Miss. – Junior first baseman Conner Hale collected three hits and scored three runs Thursday night to lead seventh-ranked LSU to a 4-3, 13-inning win over No. 10 Ole Miss at Swayze Field. Continue reading
Mississippi State Comeback Stuns Ole Miss in Extras
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Playing before an NCAA on-campus attendance record crowd of 15,586, MSU scored four times in the bottom of the 10th inning to knock off arch-rival Ole Miss 6-5 in the middle game of a three-game Southeastern Conference weekend series. Continue reading