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2014 Lafayette Regional: Day 2 Recap

Louisiana 9 San Diego State 2

LAFAYETTE, La. – The top-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team bounced back from a tough loss yesterday to roll to 9-2 win over San Diego State in an elimination game on Saturday at M.L. “Tigue” Moore Field in the Lafayette Regional.

Louisiana moves to 54-8 overall with the win and will face the loser of the Jackson State/Mississippi State winner’s bracket game tomorrow at 1 p.m. in another elimination game at “the Tigue”. SDSU closes out their season with a 42-21 record. Continue reading 2014 Lafayette Regional: Day 2 Recap

2014 Lafayette Regional: Day 1 Recap

Mississippi State 5 San Diego State 2

LAFAYETTE, La. – Mississippi State’s pitching took center stage Friday in the opening round of the Lafayette Regional.

Trevor Fitts and Myles Gentry combined on a dominant three-hitter as MSU opened postseason play with a 5-2 win over San Diego State at Louisiana-Lafayette’s Tigue Moore Field. Continue reading 2014 Lafayette Regional: Day 1 Recap

2014 Lafayette Regional (In-Game Tweets)


ULM names Bruce Peddie as Head Coach

Bruce Peddie (Courtesy of UNO Media Relations)
Bruce Peddie (Courtesy of UNO Media Relations)

MONROE, La. — ULM director of athletics Brian Wickstrom announced today, that after 28 games as the program’s interim head coach, Bruce Peddie will have the interim tag removed from his title. The details of the contract are being worked through and once completed it will be subject to approval by the University of Louisiana System. Continue reading ULM names Bruce Peddie as Head Coach

National Roundup for April 4th

Here is your National Recap for April 4th.

Nathan Kirby tosses No-Hitter as Virginia defeats Pitt 4-0

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Nathan Kirby (So., Midlothian, Va.) threw a no-hitter in the No. 1-ranked Virginia baseball team’s 4-0 victory at Pittsburgh Friday evening at Charles Cost Field. Kirby struck out 18 batters, one off the school and ACC single-game record, in UVa’s first no-hitter since 2011. Virginia (26-4, 11-2 ACC) extended its winning streak to nine games with the momentous victory. Continue reading National Roundup for April 4th

ULM relieves Jeff Schexnaider of Coaching Duties

FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
MONROE, La. — After seven-plus seasons at the helm of the ULM baseball program, Warhawk baseball coach Jeff Schexnaider has been relieved of his duties effective today announced ULM Director of Athletics Brian Wickstrom. Warhawk assistant coach Bruce Peddie will serve as the interim head coach for the remainder of the 2014 season. Continue reading ULM relieves Jeff Schexnaider of Coaching Duties

NCBWA Releases 2014 Preseason Division I Poll – Cal State Fullerton No. 1

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ncbwa_frontDALLAS – Cal State Fullerton has been selected No. 1 nationally in the 17th annual 2014 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Division I preseason poll. It’s the second NCBWA preseason No. 1 ranking for the Titans, along with the 2005 season.  Cal State Fullerton is among 12 different schools to hold down the initial post since the NCBWA Division I polls began in 1998.

Head Coach Rick Vanderhook guided the Titans to a final mark of 51-10 and the ’13 Big West Conference championship (the school’s 27th in all conferences since 1975). Fullerton was ranked as high as second in last season’s NCBWA surveys and closed the year in 10th place nationally. Cal State Fullerton is paced by a pair of preseason All-American starting pitchers in Thomas Eshelman, a sophomore who was 12-3 with a 1.48 ERA, 17 starts, 115 2/3 innings pitched, and 83 strikeouts as a freshman; and sophomore Justin Garza who was 12-0 with a 2.03 ERA, 17 starts, 115 innings of work, and 95 strikeouts as a consensus Freshman All-America hurler (along with Eshelman) in 2013.
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