JONESBORO, Ark. (09/09/09) – Arkansas State head baseball coach Tommy Raffo announced Wednesday that Tim Kendrick will join the Red Wolves’ coaching staff as a volunteer assistant coach for the 2010 baseball season.
A native of Middletown, R.I., Kendrick comes to ASU after serving three and one-half years as an assistant coach at Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss. During his time at Mississippi College, Kendrick worked as the recruiting coordinator and position player coach. He maintained the softball and baseball fields and facilities at Mississippi College, coordinated camps and organized practices, academic progress and travel for the Choctaws.
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. Continue reading →
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NEW ORLEANS – Troy’s Trevor Tyre and Arkansas State’s Andy Ferguson have been named the Sun Belt Conference Baseball Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, as decided on by the league’s member institutions. Continue reading →
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 →
The Texas State Bobcat baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the sixth, seventh and eighth inning to overcome a 2-0 Arkansas State lead and took a 3-2 victory from the Red Wolves Sunday afternoon at the UT Arlington/Hilton Invitational. Continue reading →
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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 →
JONESBORO, Ark. (11/20/08) – ASU head baseball coach Tommy Raffo has announced the signing of six players who will join the Arkansas State baseball team for the 2010 baseball season. Four freshman and two junior college transfers have signed to play for the Red Wolves and will join the team in fall 09.