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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
The Portland (ME) Press Herald has an excellent article about the Maine Black Bears pitching staff in 2009. The Black Bears are expected to put three freshmen into the rotation this season led by Keith Bilodeau from Bourne MA. The Bears open up the 2009 season with a visit to UNLV on Feb. 20th. Continue reading →
BALTIMORE-To mark the 42nd season of UMBC baseball and practice starting next week, head coach John Jancuska announced that seniors Shawn Retz (Baltimore, Md./Western Tech/Catonsville C.C.), Ryan Morse (Frederick, Md./Catoctin/Chesapeake JC) and Dave Warrenfeltz (Hagerstown, Md./Williamsport) have been named captains for the 2009 squad. The trio went through an interview process with the coaching staff and were voted tri-captains by their teammates. Continue reading →
The College Baseball Blog recently had a chance to talk to Tim Sinicki of Binghamton University. He is entering his 17th season with the Bearcats. He has seen the program change from a Division III school into a Division 1 member of the America East conference. Coach Sinicki talks about his expectations for the 2009 squad and some of the hottest topics in College Baseball today. Continue reading →
College Baseball Insider recently posted an interview with Vermont dual sport athlete Justin Milo. He is a hockey player during the winter and trades his skates for spikes after the Frozen Four when he joins the baseball squad. At the time of the interview, he was tied for third in scoring on the nationally ranked hockey squad. Last season in baseball, Milo had a .328 average with six homers and 40 RBI in 50 games. Continue reading →
The Navy Midshipmen Examiner writer Tom Flynn has an excellent article previewing college baseball in the state of Maryland. He has the Maryland Terrapins as the top program in the state. The Terps usually struggle against the highly competitive teams in the conference but have the best team. He has CAA runner up Towson in the second spot after they went 30-28. The Navy Midshipmen come in at the third spot after another 30 win campaign and an appearance in the Patriot League Championship series. The rest of the top five is filled out by America East member UMBC and Northeast Conference member Mount St. Mary’s. Continue reading →
The CBB is still gathering the last of the 2009 College Baseball Schedules. One of our loyal readers sent us the LaSalle schedules and we have come across a few more today. Pittsburgh, LaSalle, Akron, Alabama-Birmingham, Maine, UMass, and Southeast Missouri State. If you are looking for a DIV I, II, III, or the NAIA schedules we have them all up top in the drop down menu and on the right.