Category Archives: Sun Belt

New College Baseball Facilities

Courtesy of Middle Tennessee Athletic Department
Courtesy of Middle Tennessee Athletic Department

Blue Raiders cut ribbon to new stadium

Peterson to donors: Dreams do come true

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Middle Tennessee baseball program and the Blue Raider Athletic Association played host to a donor appreciation dinner and stadium ribbon cutting on Tuesday.

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College Baseball News and Notes 09/24

Head Coach Pete Wilk- Georgetown University
Head Coach Pete Wilk- Georgetown University

Georgetown Baseball Announces Incoming Recruiting Class

– Head Coach Pete Wilk announced that Georgetown Baseball will be welcoming eight new players to the fold this upcoming season. Billy Cosmopulous, Nick Geary, Will Harris, Alex Johnson, Kevin Johnson, Bobby Kirby, Andy Lentz and Rand Ravnaas comprise the incoming class that will try and help the Hoyas move up in the BIG EAST pecking order.
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College Baseball News and Notes 09/17

Sophomore Stuart Tapley is the Seminoles top returning hitter after posting a .383 average as a freshman.
Sophomore Stuart Tapley is the Seminoles top returning hitter after posting a .383 average as a freshman.

Fall Baseball Gets Underway Wednesday Afternoon

As Major League Baseball heads for the home stretch in the final weeks of 2008, the college season is just getting underway in Tallahassee. Florida State officially starts its fall baseball season on Wednesday afternoon inside Dick Howser Stadium on Mike Martin Field.
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College Baseball News and Notes 09/15

Asst Coach- Jimmy Johnson- Siena College
Asst Coach- Jimmy Jackson- Siena College

Siena hires Jimmy Jackson as Assistant Coach

Jimmy Jackson has been hired as assistant baseball coach at Siena effective immediately, as announced today by head coach Tony Rossi. Jackson will work primarily with Siena’s catchers and outfielders.
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2009 College Baseball Schedule- ULM

Senior catcher Ryan McMillan-Courtesy: ULMAthletics.com

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

MONROE, La.— Featuring 28 home games, including visits from Mississippi State, Southern Mississippi and Louisiana-Lafayette, defending Sun Belt Conference Champion ULM released its schedule for the 2009 baseball season on Tuesday.

“We are excited about this year’s schedule,” head coach Jeff Schexnaider said. “We have quality games throughout the season that will be very challenging and will help our RPI. I also think we have some really good home games for our fans this year.”

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More 2009 Schedules Released

We have come across nine schedules for Wednesday from across the Internet. The full list is available after the jump. Continue reading More 2009 Schedules Released

College Baseball News and Notes 08/27

Head Coach J.P Davis- Photo Credit

FROM CBB NEW SOURCES

Demons sign two to complete ’09 signing class

Northwestern State baseball head coach J.P. Davis has announced the signing of his final two players for the 2009 season – right handed pitcher Carlos Maese and catcher Daniel Qualls.

Maese, a 6-1, 180-pounder from Ysleta High School in El Paso, Texas, earned most valuable player honors of his district as well as being named to the all-academic team.

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FIU Baseball Players Excelling In Summer Ball

Tyler Townsend Courtesy: Alex J. Hernandez

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

While the regular season ended in May, several Golden Panthers are still taking swings and toeing the rubber as they take part in summer ball.

Tyler Townsend has led the way this summer, putting up terrific numbers for the Winchester Royals of the Valley Baseball League. FIU’s leading home run hitter in 2008 has posted a .405 average while slugging 11 homers, hitting 12 doubles, driving in 34 and getting on base at a .512 clip. Townsend’s outstanding numbers earned him an All-Star nod.

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FAU Baseball Names Jason Jackson as Pitching Coach

Jason Jackson
Jason Jackson

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

July 30, 2008

BOCA RATON, FL – Florida Atlantic University has named Jason Jackson as its baseball team’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator.

“With his experience in college baseball and within the Sun Belt Conference, we expect Jason to pay immediate dividends to our program,” said John McCormack, FAU head baseball coach. “Not only has he proven to be an excellent coach, but he is a good person who will represent the university with class and dignity.”

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Arkansas State names Raffo New Head Coach

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JONESBORO (7/1/08) – Arkansas State University Director of Athletics Dr. Dean Lee announced Tuesday that Tommy Raffo has been named head coach of the Red Wolves baseball team.

“We are extremely pleased to hire a coach with the background and experience of competing at the highest level that Tommy Raffo brings,” said Lee. “We had an extremely strong pool of candidates for this position, and feel that Coach Raffo was unquestionably the best fit to take over the Arkansas State baseball program. Tommy is highly respected in the coaching field for his integrity and for his superior knowledge of the game.” Continue reading Arkansas State names Raffo New Head Coach