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KR: New Powers in the Sun Belt?

sunbelt Kendall Rogers of Rivals.com continues his series of articles previewing different conference today with the Sun Belt. He talks about how last year was a surprise as Western Kentucky and Middle Tennessee broke through with NCAA tournament bids and hope to continue the success from last season in 2010.

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Arkansas Little-Rock adds 26 for 2010 Roster

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

UALR LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The UALR baseball team will have a whole new look in 2010, as head coach Scott Norwood welcomes 26 newcomers for his second season with the Trojans. After signing 10 players in the early period, Norwood’s staff added 16 more newcomers in the spring.

“We feel like we’ve addressed a lot of needs with the players we were able to bring in this season. I expect us to be much more competitive this year,” said Norwood. “With so many new guys, it is going to take a while for them to gel and get to know each other. Hopefully that’s something they can accomplish in the fall.”

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SUN BELT ANNOUNCES ALL-CONFERENCE BASEBALL TEAMS

Sophomore Bryce Brentz has been named Sun Belt Player of the Year and First Team outfielder

Sophomore Bryce Brentz has been named Sun Belt Player of the Year and First Team outfielder

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

NEW ORLEANS – The Sun Belt Conference recognized its top performers on the baseball field with the announcement of the 2009 All-Conference teams on Tuesday. The student-athletes selected to the first and second teams, as voted on by the 11 head coaches, were honored for their consistent play throughout the season, posting impressive numbers all year.
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Houston Baptist Splits with Arkansas-Little Rock

Kody Kroll had two RBI in the Trojans 5-4 game one win over HBU Saturday.-Courtesy: Nelson Chenault

Kody Kroll had two RBI in the Trojans 5-4 game one win over HBU Saturday.-Courtesy: Nelson Chenault

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas – On Saturday at Gary Hogan Field, the HBU baseball team lost the first game of a double-header with the University of Arkansas-Little Rock by a score of 5-4 before bouncing back to win game two, 5-2.

Game one remained scoreless until the bottom half of the fourth. The Trojans got a leadoff double, followed by a groundout, a walk and a RBI groundout. With two outs and one man on, UALR got two more hits, drew three walks and HBU pitchers threw three wild pitches that allowed the Trojans to plate four more runs and take a 5-0 lead.
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Opening Weekend Recap: Sunbelt Conference

Weekend Winners:  Middle Tennessee State was the big weekend winner, as they swept a three game home series with Missouri State.  Also posting impressive weekends were UALR, Florida Atlantic, Florida International, Louisiana-Monroe, New Orleans, Troy, and Western Kentucky.  UALR took two of three games at home against Northern Iowa, and just missed a sweep with a one run loss on Saturday.  Florida Atlantic finished the weekend with a 2-1 series record against Fordham.  Florida International posted a 20 run Saturday in route to a two games to one series victory over Jacksonville.  Louisiana-Monroe hosted the ULM  and ended the weekend with a 2-1 record.  New Orleans won the first three games of their home series against Towson before losing the Sunday finale to open the season 3-1.  Troy lost a Friday contest against Kentucky in the Caravelle Resort Invitational before winning their next three games to end the tournament at a very solid 3-1.   Western Kentucky took a single game from Toledo on Friday night, but the Saturday and Sunday meetings were canceled due to inclement weather. Continue reading

Weekend Newspaper Recap (Feb. 20th-22nd)

Here are some of the best Newspaper articles about College Baseball for the past weekend of Feb. 20th-Feb. 22nd. If you have an article that you would like to see featured please email me by clicking here.

The first article is by Nate Owen who recently joined us as a CBB contributor. He wrote a season preview of the Northeastern Huskies for the Huntington News. Continue reading

2009 Sun Belt Preseason Poll and Teams

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
NEW ORLEANS – After winning its second tournament title and making its second appearance in the NCAA Tournament in five seasons, along with the majority of its line-up returning, Western Kentucky University is expected to top the Sun Belt Conference in 2009, according to a vote by the league’s 11 head coaches. The Hilltoppers veteran ace Matt Ridings has been tabbed Preseason Pitcher of the Year, while ULM’s shortstop Ben Soignier has been selected as the Preseason Player of the Year. Continue reading

University OF Arkansas- Little Rock Baseball Signs 10 Players In Early Period

Head coach Scott Norwood added 10 players during November's early signing period. Courtesy: Nelson Chenault

Head coach Scott Norwood added 10 players during November

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The UALR baseball team added 10 players during November’s early signing period, receiving National Letters-of-Intent from three high school and seven junior-college players. The Trojans added five pitchers, one catcher, three infielders and two outfielders, including Arkansas natives Tyler Cameron (El Dorado, Ark./Parkers Chapel HS), Kaleb Jobe (Bryant, Ark./Bryant HS) and Art Slaton (Hot Springs, Ark./Hot Springs Lakeside HS).

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