Babe Ruth once said, “Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.” This quote accurately sums up the turbulent beginning of conference play for the Islanders. Although we have struggled for consistency, we’ve shown signs of a team that could be in the hunt for a Southland Conference title.
Tag: 2015 CBD Journal with Texas A&M’s Jacob Dorris
The Islanders started the 2015 campaign with a bang! We swept St. Peters University in our opening weekend series at home. The team looked salty, as timely hitting and solid pitching performances were on display in all three games. Offensively, the Ders were led by junior third baseman Cody Clarke, who finished the weekend with […]
Forty-five days separate winning clubs from losing clubs. As important as the fall and summer off-seasons are in building a successful college baseball team, there is no doubt in my mind that championships are won and lost during the Christmas break. The character of every team around the country will face its greatest test in […]
The warm, salty Gulf air of Corpus Christi is beginning to cool and the long, sunny days are getting shorter. There’s no more running poles in the 100-degree August heat, and no more grinding thru a seemingly endless revolving door of inter-squad scrimmages. The Blue-Gray Fall World Series is in the books and the Gray […]
As I drove down Ocean Drive towards the TAMUCC campus, chocked full of anticipation for my senior season, I began to reflect upon my past three years as an Islander. It amazes me how this baseball program has evolved and changed in my short tenure here. I thought about all of my teammates that have […]