We continue our countdown to the start of the 2017 season today with a brief rundown of the Big East Conference. Last season, Xavier got hot at the end of the year sweeping through the Big East Tournament before surprising Vanderbilt in the first game of the Nashville Regional which ended up putting the Musketeers […]
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NEW YORK – Xavier and St. John’s split the coaches’ vote to be the league’s preseason favorite for the 2017 season. The Musketeers were last year’s BIG EAST regular season and tournament champions and represented the league in the NCAA tournament in 2016. St. John’s repeats as the preseason pick by the coaches for the […]
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. – Seton Hall head coach Rob Sheppard announced today the 2017 baseball schedule, which features at least 54 games, including 18 BIG EAST contests and 17 games against 2016 NCAA Tournament participants. Additionally, the Pirates will play 19 home games at Owen T. Carroll Field in 2017 beginning with the annual […]
Former St. John’s All-American pitcher Anthony Varvaro has retired from professional baseball and now in the Port Authority Police Academy after spending parts of six seasons with the Red Sox, Mariners, and Atlanta Braves. The Torch, the independent student paper of St. John’s caught up with Varvaro to talk about his career change.
WASHINGTON – The Georgetown University baseball team has released the schedule for the upcoming 2017 season. Highlighting the slate are 19 home games at Shirley Povich Field, as well as seven contests against teams that reached the 2016 NCAA Tournament. The Hoyas open the season the weekend of Feb. 17-19 with the first of two trips […]
NORTH ADAMS, Mass. – While the league’s All-Star Game might have been the main focus last week, Newport outfielder Stephen Scott (Vanderbilt) and Valley left-hander Trent Astle (Xavier) stood out individually to earn New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) Player and Pitcher of the Week honors, respectively, for the first time this season.
VILLANOVA, Pa. – A well-known name in the Villanova baseball program was tabbed as the Wildcats next head coach on Thursday morning, as Kevin Mulvey was named the 11th full-time head coach in the program’s 150-plus year history. Mulvey, a former standout pitcher for Villanova who reached the major leagues during a successful professional career, is elevated to […]
Dave Schrage, who has led six baseball programs to success, has been hired as Butler’s head coach. Butler Vice President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier made the announcement Tuesday (July 5). Schrage (pronounced “Shragg”) comes to Butler with 28 seasons of collegiate head coaching experience, having spent the last five seasons at South Dakota State.
Pitcher: Shane McCarthy – Harwich Even though players need time to adjust to their new surroundings and new team, this does not stop players from making explosive starts on the Cape League fields. It is clear that Shane McCarthy (Seton Hall) is going to be a stand out pitcher this season, earning the Coca Cola […]