Here are some highlights from May 31st which is the first day of play in the 2013 NCAA Tournament. I will update this page throughout the day with notes on games that have completed. As always, for the most up to date information follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily. You can check out our 2013 NCAA Regional Central Page with links to each regional by clicking here. Continue reading
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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday.
ETSU and Mercer have accepted the invitations to join the conference next year, while VMI is expected to formally ratify joining the league Friday when its Board of Visitors meets. Continue reading
In what seems like a yearly event, South Carolina will play host to their fourth consecutive regional and 15th all-time regional as the No. 1 seed of the Columbia Regional. The Gamecocks will welcome in-state foe No. 2 seed Clemson for the second straight year. South Carolina defeated the Tigers two out of three this season. No. 3 seed Liberty and No. 4 seed Saint Louis round out the regional.
Let’s take a look at each team: Continue reading
The NCAA Blacksburg Regional is set to kick off Friday, May 31st at English Field where Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, Coastal Carolina, and UConn will battle for a spot in the Super Regionals. This four-team field features an interesting mix of national powerhouses and Cinderella stories. Here’s the breakdown of each team: Continue reading
LYNCHBURG, VA. – VMI senior outfielder Rob Dickinson has been voted 2013 Big South Baseball Player of the Year, while Campbell skipper Greg Goff was tabbed the 2013 Coach of the Year by the League’s head coaches, it was announced this evening at the a special baseball awards banquet held at the club room of the Williams Stadium Tower on the campus of Liberty University. The coaches voted Campbell hurler Ryan Thompson Pitcher of the Year and Coastal Carolina pitcher Seth Lamando the League’s Freshman of the Year. Justin Creel of Coastal Carolina and Brad Zebedis of Presbyterian College were voted Co-Scholar-Athletes of the Year by the League’s sports information directors. Continue reading
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 7, today. UNC Asheville senior catcher Ian Graham was named National Hitter of the Week, while Marshall junior right-handed pitcher Aaron Blair was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading
February 15th this year marked the start of the Division 1 College Baseball season. Here are some of the top performances and highlights on the day. We will be providing daily articles as often as possible this season. If you know of an outstanding performance ever that we might miss feel free to send us an email by clicking here. Continue reading
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – Liberty’s and Coastal Carolina’s baseball programs have been chosen as the favorites in the Big South Conference’s annual preseason poll for the 2013 season in a vote of the League’s Head Coaches, the League announced today. In addition, the coaches voted Campbell’s Michael Felton and Jeff Kemp of Radford the Conference’s Preseason Co-Players of the Year, while Aaron Burke of Coastal Carolina was named the Big South Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily continues our countdown to the start of the 2013 college baseball season by checking in on the Top 100 Players in the country. We will be adding players day-by-day until we get to number one!
Number 55 on our Top 100 Countdown is Coastal Carolina ’s Jacob May. The 5’10 outfielder/second baseman from Liberty Township, Ohio was a 39th-round draft pick by the Reds in 2010.
During his freshman season in 2011, May played in 44 games for Coastal Carolina starting 38, most of which were in left field. Throughout the season, May was batting .206 with six doubles and thirteen RBI in addition to going 5-5 in stolen base attempts. He also posted a fielding percentage of .969. In the summer of 2011, May played for the Green Bay Bullfrogs of the Northwoods League where he batted .296 with 12 doubles and 19 stolen bases.