Tag Archives: America East

Breaking News: Vermont drops Baseball and Softball

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

2009 America East Coaches Poll

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

UMBC Baseball Announces Captains for 2009 Season

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Shawn Retz (Courtesy of UMBC Media Relations)

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

CBB Interview with Tim Sinicki (Binghamton)

Tim Sinicki (Courtesy of Binghamton University)

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

CBI talks to Justin Milo (Vermont)

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

Top College Teams in Maryland

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

2009 College Baseball Schedules-12/22

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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.

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Stony Brook Baseball Announces 2009 Schedule

Senior Steven Mazzurco
Senior Steven Mazzurco

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Stony Brook, N.Y. – Contests against 2008 NCAA Tournament participants Coastal Carolina and Virginia and a 24-game home slate at University Field highlight the schedule for the defending America East champion Stony Brook University baseball team, as released on Wednesday by head coach Matt Senk.
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University of Maryland of Baltimore County Baseball Announces 2009 Schedule

Head coach John Jancuska and the Retrievers will play three NCAA Tournament participants in 2009.
Head coach John Jancuska and the Retrievers will play three NCAA Tournament participants in 2009.

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

BALTIMORE—UMBC baseball head coach John Jancuska recently announced the Retrievers’ 2009 schedule, which will feature teams from 11 conferences outside of the America East and one independent.

For the second year in a row, the team will travel to Florida for Spring Training from Mar. 14-20. During the course of the week, the Retrievers will play teams from power conferences, such as Ohio State from the Big 10 and Pittsburgh from the Big East. The highlight of the week is facing 2008 NCAA College World Series participant Miami from the ACC on Mar. 18.
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