Ball State’s baseball team, under the direction of head coach Rich Maloney, has announced its 2015 schedule.
“We are excited about the upcoming season and competing against so many outstanding programs,” Maloney said. “Our non-conference schedule will be foreboding in playing UNC-Wilmington, Kentucky, Elon, Coastal Carolina, West Virginia, Dartmouth, Illinois twice, Indiana, Purdue twice, Northwestern and Maine. All of those programs have recently won their conference, played in NCAA tournament or have a storied tradition. We are doing this in hopes of preparing our team for the 27 game grind of MAC play. This is part of the journey to try and take our program to the next level.” Continue reading
DeKALB, Ill. – Northern Illinois University Head Baseball Coach Ed Mathey has resigned his position with the school after 12 years at the helm of the Huskie program, NIU Associate Vice-President and Director of Athletics Sean T. Frazier announced Thursday. Continue reading
TOLEDO, OH – UT head coach Cory Mee announced the 2015 baseball schedule on Wednesday, Oct. 29. The Rockets will compete in 56 games including the Coastal Carolina Invitational on March 6-9.
The Invite will take place at TicketReturn.com Field, home of the Myrtle Beach Pelicans, and CCU. Toledo opens the tournament with a showdown against Michigan State on March 6 and a matchup against Michigan the following day. Continue reading
Eastern Michigan new head coach Mark Van Ameyde recently sat down with EMU Media Relations staff to talk about his first months on the job, the coaching staff, and how the fall season went. You can check out the video interview below. Continue reading
Kent State dedicated the David and Peggy Edmonds Baseball and Softball Training Facility on Saturday afternoon. You can check out the new facility in the video below. Continue reading
OXFORD, Ohio – Miami University baseball head coach Danny Hayden has announced the schedule for the 2015 season, his second at the helm. The schedule features 21 games at McKie Field at Hayden Park where the team compiled a 12-9 record in route to a Mid-American Conference East Division title last season.
The Red and White will plays its first 18 games on the road starting with a tournament in Starkville, Miss. on Feb. 13-15, the opponents in the four-game tournament hosted by Mississippi State are still to be determined. The following weekend the team will take part in another tournament against USC Upstate, Pitt and host Wofford in Spartanburg, S.C. The tough slate continues the next two weekends in three-game series against two 2014 NCAA Tournament qualifiers beginning with defending Big South Champion Campbell (Feb. 27-March 1) before a trip to face South Carolina (March 6-8). The final non-conference weekend series comes at East Tennessee State on March 13-15. Continue reading
FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Fairfield University Head Coach Bill Currier has announced the 2015 baseball schedule. The Stags’ slate will feature non-league opponents from the ACC, American Athletic Conference, Big East, the CAA, and the A-10. Fairfield will also host four Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) series at Alumni Diamond.
“We had tremendous success last season and we want to carry that momentum into this year,” Currier said. “We have some very tough non-league opponents to start the year, but that experience will help us as we make a run towards a return trip to the MAAC Tournament.” Continue reading
YPSILANTI, Mich. – The Eastern Michigan University baseball team released its schedule for the 2015 campaign, Sept. 10. The Eagles will play a 53-game schedule that includes 18 contests at Oestrike Stadium. Eastern will also open up the regular season with three-game series at Arizona, Feb. 13-15, starting off a new era of EMU baseball under first year Head Coach Mark Van Ameyde.
While winter is still in full force throughout Ypsilanti, the Eagles begin the 2014 campaign with 15-straight road contests in historically warmer climates. After kicking off the season against the Wildcats, Eastern heads to the Golden State for 10 games against three California-based foes: St. Mary’s, UC Davis and Santa Clara. Wrapping up the road trip, EMU faces Georgia State for a weekend series, March 6-8. Continue reading
Luke Martin of Ball State sat down with the incoming Ball State players for the 2014-2015 season. The Cardinals are coming off a 39-18 campaign which saw them go 22-4 in the MAC while having an outstanding home record of 13-2. You can check out the full audio interview below. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily has learned that Eastern Michigan will hire current Michigan State assistant coach Mark Van Ameyde as head coach. Van Ameyde joined the Spartans program in June 2008 as the pitching coach and was elevated as to Associate Head Coach in 2011. Before joining the Michigan State staff, he spent a season as an assistant at Eastern Michigan. He also has coaching stops at Georgetown and Detroit-Mercy. Continue reading