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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.— Last year’s regular season champion, Binghamton University, barely edged out the defending tournament champion, Stony Brook University, to claim the top spot in the 2009 America East Baseball Preseason Coaches’ Poll. The Bearcats received four of a possible six votes and garnered 34 points, while the Seawolves claimed the remaining three votes and finished with 33 points. Head coaches were not permitted to vote for their own teams. Continue reading 2009 America East Coaches Poll→
Albany, N.Y. – Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy announced the 2009 University at Albany baseball schedule on Wednesday afternoon. The Great Danes, who claimed the America East Conference championship in 2007, will compete in a tournament at Coastal Carolina to highlight the non-conference schedule, and play six four-game series with America East opponents. Continue reading University at Albany Releases 2009 College Baseball Schedule→
Hempstead, NY- Justin Wood pitched a complete game, allowing only four hits and striking out six to lead James Madison past Hofstra in game two of a Colonial Athletic Association series Saturday afternoon. Trevor Knight had two RBI for the Dukes while Matt Prokopowicz contributed a single and a run scored for the Pride. Hofstra falls to 8-18 (0-11 CAA) while James Madison improves to (18-7, 11-3 CAA). Continue reading CAA Recap for 3/29→
KINGSTON, RI (3/22/08) – Temple scored seven runs in the fourth inning and won for the fourth straight game with a 9-6 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday at Bill Beck Field. Junior Kyle Obal (Derwood, MD / Sherwood) had four hits and two RBI, while freshman Byron McKoy (Charlotte, NC / Independence) was a triple away from the cycle and had three hits. Junior Matt Mongiardini (Toms River, NJ / Toms River East) improved to 4-0 with six innings on the mound and senior Arshwin Asjes (Willemstad, Curacao / Cheverus-ME) pitched a scoreless ninth for his third save. Continue reading Temple, Liberty, San Diego, Brown, UConn, and Coastal pick up wins→
CSTV contributor Eric Sorenson checks in with two conferences previews in the Atlantic 10 and America East. In the Atlantic 10, he lists Charlotte as the clear favorite with Richmond, Fordham, and St. Bonaventure as contenders. His darkhorse in the conference is Xavier. The full A-10 preview is available here. In America East, Eric can not decided on any clear favorite listing Albany, Binghamton, Maine and Stony Brook as contenders for the conference championship. He lists Vermont as the darkhouse after 10-13 conference mark. The full America East preview is available here.
The CBB continues our series of previews of different conferences throughout the nation. This week we check in on the America East conference which had Binghamton win the Regular Season title and Albany won the conference tournament in a classic 1-0 pitching duel. Albany was put into the Arkansas regional where they lost to Arkansas 9-0 and Creighton 21-11. The conference tournament will be double elimination at the number 1 seed’s home field. Continue reading 2008 America East preview→
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Albany, N.Y. — University at Albany Vice President and Director of Athletics Lee McElroy announced on Wednesday, Dec. 12 the school’s baseball schedule for the 2008 season. The Great Danes, who reached the NCAA Regionals for the first time in school history and captured their first-ever America East Conference championship last year, will play a four-game series against six conference opponents. Continue reading Albany 2008 Schedule→
The Creighton Blue Jays picked up a 21-11 victory over the Albany Great Danes to keep their season alive. Creighton was led on offense by Steve Winkelman who went 3-4 with six RBI in the victory. Creighton will face the Oklahoma State/Arkansas in an elimination game on Sunday.
The Arkansas Razorbacks played a sloppy game on Saturday evening and the Oklahoma State Cowboys took advantage of multiple errors in a 14-3 victory. Arkansas starter Jess Todd was ineffective as he let up five runs in over three innings of work. Tyler Mach hit a key grand slam in the fourth inning for the Cowboys to take control of the game. Arkansas will play Creighton in an elimination game while Oklahoma State will play the winner of Arkansas against Creighton later on Sunday.
The Cowboys scored four runs in the first inning to grab an early lead and were able to hold onto a 6-4 victory over Creighton. Oklahoma State was led by Rebel Ridling who went 2-4 with 3 RBI in the win. Oklahoma State will take on Arkansas on Saturday while Creighton will take on Albany. Oklahoma State Recap Creighton Recap
Arkansas 9 Albany 0
The Arkansas Razorbacks continued their recent hot streak with a 9-0 victory in the NCAA Regional in Fayetteville. Duke Welkerthrew six shutout innings on the mound to keep the Great Danes offense silent. The Razorbacks will be back in action on Saturday against Oklahoma State while Albany will play Creighton.