Here is your ACC Recap for April 7th.
North Carolina 3 East Carolina 1
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – North Carolina right-hander Patrick Johnson carried a no-hitter into the seventh against hard-hitting East Carolina, and the No. 2 Tar Heels held off a late rally for a 3-1 win over the No. 14 Pirates Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium. With the victory, Carolina (25-7) extended its current winning streak to nine over ECU (25-6).
Johnson (2-0) was masterful against the Pirates, who entered the night eighth nationally with a .361 team average. Over a career-best 6 1/3 innings, the Conover, N.C., native struck out a career-high 11, walked three and allowed just the one base hit in the seventh. He retired six of the final seven batters he faced via the strikeout and fanned two or more in four separate frames. Continue reading ACC Recap for April 7th
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– America East baseball conference play got underway last weekend between the raindrops, and a trio of players earned league honors to start off the second part of the season. Vermont sophomore shortstop Matt Duffy (Milton, Mass./St. Sebastian’s) proved valuable at the plate to earn Player of the Week recognition. Binghamton lefty pitcher James Giulietti (Plainview, N.Y./Plainview-JFK), another sophomore, received Pitcher of the Week honors, and Albany freshman first baseman Mike Tirri (Lake George, N.Y./Lake George) was named Rookie of the Week. Continue reading America East Players of the Week
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass.– Single-handedly responsible for two Hartford wins last week, Hawks sophomore infielder Bobby Gorski (Sewell, N.J./Washington Township) was named America East Baseball Player of the Week for the period ending March 29. A pair of Stony Brook freshmen right-handed pitchers, Tyler Johnson (Chatsworth, Calif./Crespi Carmelite) and Nick Tropeano (West Islip, N.Y./West Islip), received the conference’s Pitcher of the Week and Rookie of the Week, respectively, after picking up two combined victories in the Seawolves’ 4-0 week. Continue reading America East Players of the Week
Here is your ACC Recap for March 25th
#2 Miami (FL) 13 Florida Atlantic 6
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Four Hurricanes drove in multiple runs – including three RBI from both Vickash Ramjit and Jason Hagerty – and Jason Santana improved to 4-0 on the season as the second-ranked University of Miami baseball team picked up a convincing 13-6 win over FAU Wednesday night at FAU Stadium. Continue reading ACC Recap for March 25th
Here is your ACC Recap for March 24th.
Ohio State 7 #2 Miami (FL) 1
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A trio of Ohio State pitchers, led by starter and winner Alex Wimmers (now 5-0), one-hit the No. 2 Miami Hurricanes and the Buckeye bats did more than enough to secure a 7-1 victory Tuesday before 1,755 fans at Alex Rodriguez Park. Ohio State, ranked 16th in the Collegiate Baseball poll, improves to 18-3 with the win while Miami, No. 2 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association poll, falls to 18-5. Continue reading ACC Recap for March 24
Here is your ACC Recap for March 18th
#1 UNC 6 Princeton 1
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Right-hander Bryant Gaines tossed 5 2/3 shutout innings, and Levi Michael and Mark Fleury each homered to lift No. 1 North Carolina to a two-game sweep of Princeton, 6-1, Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. With the victory, the Tar Heels (16-2) extended their season-best winning streak to eight games. Continue reading ACC Recap for March 18th
Here are some of the most interesting articles from around the nation for March 11th.
The first article is about FSU football player D’Vontrey Richardson is giving College Baseball another try after taking last season off from the FSU baseball program. The next article is about URI baseball coach Jim Foster raising $54,000 for new batting cages and other things for his baseball program by giving away season tickets for the Boston Red Sox. The next article is about Orange Coast College baseball player Trevor McDonald has been hospitalized with a flesh eating virus for the last two weeks. Tyler Cleveland of the student paper of Southern Miss talks with Corky Palmer after Southern Miss was manhandled over the weekend by Cal-State Fullerton. The next interesting article talks about the major upset of the Netherlands over the Dominican Republic on Tuesday. Curt Smith who was an All-American at Maine a couple of years ago had a key part in the 11th inning come back. The next article comes from Rivals editor Kendall Rogers who talks about Baylor’s pitching staff coming of age. Continue reading Newspaper Recap for March 11th
Here are some of the best articles from around the country about College Baseball. The first article is from the Leominster (MA) Champion which talks with Air Force assistant coach Scott Marchand. The next article is from the Arkansas Daily Gazette which talks about sophomore two way player Brett Eibner. The next article is also from the Arkansas Daily Gazette which talks about the immediate impact Bo Bingham made on Wednesday afternoon. Andrew Howard of The Daily Bruin (UCLA Student Paper) has a good article about how many fans of the UCLA program are thinking about jumping off the bandwagon and shouldn’t. Continue reading Newspaper Links for March 5th
The Vermont Athletic Department put out a release today dropping the Baseball and Softball programs at the end of the season. This will impact five staff members and most importantly 43 student athletes who will lose their ability to play their respective sport. Baseball head coach Bill Currier is entering his 22nd season in charge of the Catamount program. I am currently trying to get a comment from Currier about the program being discontinued. Continue reading Breaking News: Vermont drops Baseball and Softball
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
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