Category Archives: SEC

USF, Bama, and NIU pick up wins

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USF 9 Northwestern 8

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of South Florida Bulls ended their two-game skid with a 9-8 victory against the Northwestern Wildcats on Saturday night at Red McEwen Field.

USF improves to 3-2 on the season while the Wildcats drop to 3-3.

“The whole team played well tonight,” said head coach Lelo Prado. “We did some things offensively that we have not done all year, and when we do that, we are going to be very successful.” Continue reading

Kentucky sweeps Butler

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Game 1 Recap

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Preseason All-American Collin Cowgill homered twice and Sawyer Carroll added his fourth homer of the season, as the No. 17 Kentucky baseball team put the finishing touches on a sweep of a doubleheader with Butler, routing the Bulldogs 21-2, on Saturday evening at Cliff Hagan Stadium.

Cowgill, a former Kentucky High School Mr. Baseball, boosted a homer in his first at bat of the game, a two-RBI jack and later in the fifth inning, sending a solo shot soaring over the videoboard high atop the fence in left-center field. The junior centerfielder and Lexington native finished the second game 3-for-4 with four RBI and three runs. Continue reading

ACC Recap for 3/1

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FSU 4 Auburn 3

Tallahassee, Fla. – Florida State (6-0) remained undefeated on the season with a 4-3 victory over Auburn (4-3) in front of a crowd of 6,544, the fourth largest crowd to witness a game at Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles got seven shutout innings from senior Ryan Strauss and three solo home runs on Saturday afternoon to win their third straight game over the Tigers this season. Continue reading

ACC Recap for 2/29

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UNC 8 Kent State 1

ROCK HILL, S.C. – Sophomore right-hander Alex White went six strong innings, and second baseman Kyle Seager drove in a career-best three runs for the second straight day in No. 2 North Carolina’s 8-1 win over Kent State Friday at the Coca-Cola Classic at The Winthrop Ballpark. The Tar Heels (5-1) scored seven runs over the first two innings and have outscored the opposition, 14-2, over the last two days. Continue reading

Houston College Classic.

I will be providing recaps of each game as the weekend goes along. Up first today was the Rice Owls and the Oklahoma Sooners.

Rice freshman Chad Mozingo went 3-for-4 with a double, three runs scored and an RBI and sophomore pitcher Ryan Berry was sharp on the mound to lead the ninth-ranked Rice baseball team to a 7-2 victory over Oklahoma in the opening game of the Houston College Classic Tournament Friday afternoon at Minute Maid Park in downtown Houston.

The Owls collected 12 hits and scored in five of the nine innings on the way to the team’s fourth-straight win of the season. While the Blue & Gray chipped away for single runs in four of the frames, Berry scattered five hits and three walks in 6.2 innings of work. The right-hander from nearby Humble, Tex., matched his season-high with eight strikeouts to move to 1-0 on the young season.

Rice Owls recap 

Oklahoma Sooners Recap 

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ACC Weekend Preview Feb. 29th-March 2nd

I know I missed the opening game of the FSU-Auburn series on Thursday but here is the weekend preview from your great writers of The College Baseball Blog.

FSU vs Auburn Continue reading

Hawaii, Portland, SIU, OK State, Kentucky and Gonzaga pick up wins

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Hawaii 7 Northern Illinois 3

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Hawai’i took a 4-0 lead and never trailed in a 7-3 victory over Northern Illinois Thursday night at Surprise Stadium. The Huskies (0-2), who played a school-record 16-inning game prior to the nightcap, got within a run with a three-run seventh but were unable to take a lead in the contest. Continue reading

Feb. 25 NCBWA Pro-Line Athletic Players of the Week

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DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released the Pro-Line Athletic National Player of the Week awards for the period ending Feb. 24, today. North Carolina sophomore first baseman/outfielder Dustin Ackley was named National Hitter of the Week, while Ole Miss junior right-hander Lance Lynn was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

Pedro Alvarez is out for 6 weeks

According to a report on VUCommodores.com, Pedro Alvarez will be out the next 6 weeks with a broken bone in his hand which he suffered in his first at-bat of the season. Head Coach Tim Corbin is quoted as saying “Obviously we will miss having him in the lineup and in the field. He is a special player that can’t be replaced. This is the kind of injury you don’t rush back from and we hope to have him back at full strength later in the season.”

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Thanks to NYDore for staying on this story throughout the last week.