Tag Archives: 2008 Raleigh Regional

Raleigh Regional Day 3 Recap


South Carolina 7 James Madison 5

Raleigh, N.C. – Reese Havens’ two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted South Carolina to a 7-5 win over James Madison in NCAA Regional action in Raleigh, N.C. on Sunday afternoon. The win eliminates JMU from the tournament and puts the Gamecocks in a game with NC State later this evening with first pitch scheduled for 6 pm at Doak Field. Carolina is now 40-22 on the year. The 40-win total marks the ninth straight season that the Gamecocks have recorded 40-plus victories, the only SEC school to accomplish the feat from 2000-08. James Madison’s season ends with a 39-19 record. Continue reading

Raleigh Regional Day 2 Recap


James Madison 13 Charlotte 12

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 31, 2008 – Trailing 10-2 at the halfway point, James Madison fought back to outscore Charlotte 11-1 over the next two and a half innings and held on for a 13-12 win in an elimination game on Saturday afternoon in the Raleigh Regional of the 2008 NCAA Baseball Championship at Doak Field at Dail Park.

“I think that was a great college baseball game,” commented JMU head coach Spanky McFarland. “Obviously there were mistakes made by both teams, but you had two clubs that fought and clawed and didn’t want to go home. It was very entertaining and obviously both teams left it out on the field.” Continue reading

Raleigh Regional Day 1 Recap


South Carolina 15 Charlotte 8

Raleigh, N.C. – Justin Smoak went 4-for-4 with three RBI and James Darnell and DeAngelo Mack added a pair of three-run homers as South Carolina opened up NCAA Regional play with a 15-8 win over Charlotte on Friday afternoon in Raleigh, N.C. at Doak Field. The Gamecocks advance to the winner’s bracket and will meet the winner of today’s NC State-James Madison game on Saturday evening at 7 pm. Carolina is now 39-21 on the year with Charlotte falling to 43-15 this season. Continue reading

2008 CBB Regional Preview: Raleigh

The NC State Wolfpack will host a Regional this year in Raleigh NC. They will be joined by James Madison, Charlotte, and South Carolina. NC State has a record of 38-20 while going a respectful 18-11 in the ACC. James Madison comes in with a 38-17 record with a 20-9 record in the CAA. The Charlotte 49ers enter with a 43-14 record with a 19-8 record in the Atlantic 10. The South Carolina Gamecocks enter with a 38-21 record while being 15-15 in the SEC. Continue reading