Category Archives: Mountain West

Nevada set to hire T.J. Bruce

NevadaLogo RENO, Nev. — University of Nevada Director of Athletics Doug Knuth announced Friday that T.J. Bruce has been named the head baseball coach at Nevada. Bruce spent the last five seasons as an assistant coach to Nevada alum John Savage at UCLA, where he helped the Bruins win the 2013 College World Series. Continue reading Nevada set to hire T.J. Bruce

News and Notes from Around the Country (May 26th)

Here are some of the top articles from around the nation for May 26th.

NCAA should be embarrassed for snubbing Wolf Pack

The National Collegiate Athletic Association should be embarrassed for leaving the Nevada Wolf Pack baseball team out of its 64-team regional field.

A total of 25 teams won 40 or more games in Division I college baseball this season. The Wolf Pack, which finished 41-15 and won the Mountain West regular season championship, was one of them. Just four of those 40-win teams were not selected to play in the NCAARegionals. The Wolf Pack, we found out on Black Monday, was also one of them.

Nevada Wolf Pack Examiner
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Fresno State releases 2015 Schedule

fresnodogpile1FRESNO, Calif. – Fresno State head baseball coach Mike Batesole unveiled his squad’s 2015 schedule on Thursday. The spring slate will test the Diamond ‘Dogs over a 56-game regular season schedule that kicks off Friday, February 13 at Beiden Field with UC Irvine, one of eight teams to reach Omaha for the College World Series last season.
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Nevada announces 2015 Schedule

AustinBayRENO, Nev. – Nevada head baseball coach Jay Johnson has announced the team’s 2015 schedule, which features 27 homes games, marquee nonconference meetings and the Mountain West Tournament at Peccole Park.

“We are very excited about the challenges our schedule presents to our team,” said Johnson. “Our players are getting a top level Division I baseball experience here with this schedule. To have the opportunity to play in environments such as Rip Griffin Park, Sunken Diamond, Fowler Park and TD Ameritrade is a great step forward for our program, will help us build a solid RPI, and more importantly, prepare us for a very difficult Mountain West Conference slate.” Continue reading Nevada announces 2015 Schedule

Mountain West to name Player of the Year Award after Tony Gwynn

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Mountain West will honor former San Diego State head coach and student-athlete Tony Gwynn with the naming of the Conference’s Baseball Player of the Year Award. The leagues’ head baseball coaches made the recommendation at their annual meeting in August, and with the MW Joint Council’s recent approval, the change will be implemented beginning with the 2015 season. Continue reading Mountain West to name Player of the Year Award after Tony Gwynn