College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and up to minute coverage on college baseball. Continue reading
#6 Texas 16 Maryland 0
AUSTIN, Texas — On Sunday afternoon, the No. 6 Texas Longhorns used the momentum of Saturday’s comeback win to take the final game of the four-game series with a 16-0 win at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Continue reading
We start up the 2011 season today with all 12 ACC teams in action with most of the top teams facing weaker competition. The best two non-conference matchups this weekend is the Virginia Cavaliers taking part in the Auburn Tigers tourney while North Carolina heads to Southern California to take part in the USC Tournament while slipping in a game with Cal-State Fullerton on Saturday. You can check out our ACC Atlantic Division and Coastal Division previews to get a full rundown on the conference teams heading into the opening weekend. We have also included our picks from some of our good friends around the country who will be joining us throughout the 2011 season. Continue reading
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NEW ORLEANS – Following one of the most successful seasons in Sun Belt Conference baseball history the SBC baseball coaches decided to implement a new tournament format for the upcoming 2011 SBC Baseball Championship.
The new round-robin format, which is similar in scope to the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament, will feature eight of the ten SBC teams competing against each other in two four-team pools with the team with the best record in each pool advancing to the tournament’s championship game. Continue reading
Dickinson will fill the opening left vacant by the departure of Justin Meccage, who left the program for a position with the Pittsburg Pirates organization. Continue reading
The Red Wolves will see competition representing the SEC, C-USA, ACC, MVC and OVC in nonconference action, including six teams that competed in the NCAA Tournament. Continue reading
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JONESBORO, Ark. (12/9/10) –The Arkansas State baseball team took time out of their preparation for finals this past weekend to take part in the Celebrity Bell Ringer event for the Salvation Army this past Saturday (Dec. 4).
It marked the third year in a row that the ASU baseball team has donated it’s time to help collect donations for the Salvation Army. Continue reading
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JONESBORO, Ark. (08/24/10) – Arkansas State head baseball coach Tommy Raffo announced Tuesday that Cliff Wren will join the Red Wolves’ coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2011 baseball season.
Here is your SEC Recap for May 12th.
Powered by three home runs and outstanding relief pitching, No. 4 Florida (34-12) dealt Sun Belt Conference leader Florida Atlantic (31-19) a 7-3 setback on Wednesday night at McKethan Stadium. Austin Maddox (Jacksonville, Fla.) tied the Gators’ single-season record homers by a freshman with his 16th to even the game in the third, senior Matt den Dekker (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) put the hosts in front with a two-run shot in the fifth and freshman Nolan Fontana (Winter Garden, Fla.) provided insurance with a two-run blast in the seventh.
Senior Jeff Barfield (Perry, Ga.) (3-0) tossed four scoreless frames to collect the win and the trio of sophomore Tommy Toledo (Tampa, Fla.), sophomore Greg Larson (Longwood, Fla.) and junior Kevin Chapman (Coral Springs, Fla.) each threw one scoreless inning as Florida improved to 24-3 at home this season.
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NEW ORLEANS – Middle Tennessee, the defending Sun Belt Conference regular season and tournament champion, has been tabbed the preseason favorite to win the 2010 league title in a vote of the league’s head coaches. The Blue Raiders received eight of 11 first-place votes from the coaches.
MT is led by junior Bryce Brentz, the reigning SBC Player of the Year and the 2010 SBC Preseason Player of the Year, and Kenneth Roberts, the 2010 SBC Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Both Brentz and Roberts were first-team All-SBC selections a season ago as they led the Blue Raiders to a 44-18 and its 14th NCAA appearance.