The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers exploded for six runs in the first inning off of UNC starter Matt Harvery to cruise to a 11-4 victory over the number 3 ranked Tar Heels. They took advantage of four walks, a hit by pitch, while getting a huge three run double by Chance Gilmore to take control of the game early. Rich Witten had a strong game while going 2-4 with three RBI. The top North Carolina performance in the losing effort was Kyle Seager who went 3-5 with 2 RBI. Continue reading
Here is your Top 25 Rundown for March 6th. There was not much action as it was a typical Thursday schedule. Thanks to NCAA-Baseball.com for providing the links to the Recaps.
Illinois-Chicago 2 at #10 Vanderbilt 1
Santa Clara 7 #21 San Diego 6 (8 innings DARKNESS)
OK State Recap
Loyola Marymount Recap
Northeastern 5 Bowling Green 0
Sophomore Sheldon McDonald threw eight shutout innings of five-hit, nine-strikeout ball and did not walk a batter, as he led the Huskies to a 5-0 win over the Western Michigan Broncos on Wednesday afternoon at IMG Academies in BRadenton, Fla. Western Michigan entered the game having scored at least 15 runs in three of its last five games, but McDonald kept the Bronco bats silent all afternoon. Continue reading
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Florida Gulf Coast 5 South Florida 4
TAMPA, Fla. – The University of South Florida baseball team fell, 5-4, Tuesday night to the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles at Red McEwen Field.
The Bulls’ record drops to 3-4, while the Eagles improve to 8-1.
USF’s offensive attack came in the first two innings after falling behind by two after the top of the first. Redshirt freshman Ryan Lockwood spearheaded the Bulls’ offensive charge with a lead-off walk. Junior counterparts Brandon Smith and Addison Maruszak followed with a walk and a hit by pitch to fill the bases. Junior Trey Manz then hit a one-out sac fly to score Lockwood and put the Bulls on the board. Continue reading
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Coastal 6 George Mason 0
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Sophomore Nick McCully (Lakeland, Fla./Santa Fe Catholic) allowed just a bunt single in the first inning while striking out nine in the Coastal Carolina University baseball team’s (8-1) 6-0 win over George Mason (1-6) March 2 in the final game of the Baseball at the Beach Tournament at BB&T Coastal Field.
McCully allowed just one walk and tied his career high in strikeouts while improving his record to 2-0 on the year. Continue reading
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FSU 7 Auburn 5
Auburn, Ala. – Despite game time temperatures in the mid-40′s, Florida State (4-0) didn’t let the cold weather effect its play in the first of a four game set against Auburn as the Seminoles passed an early season test downing Auburn (4-1) 7-5 in their first road contest of the season. Senior Dennis Guinn and freshman Stuart Tapley each recorded three hits while Seminole starter Elih Villanueva worked 5.1 innings to register his second win of the season. Continue reading
Clemson 12 High Point 3
Virginia 7 Old Dominion 3
Georgia Tech 1 GA Southern 0 (10 innings)
Duke 9 Alabama A&M 0
Appalachian State 18 Wake Forest 8
Virginia Tech 14 Davidson 10
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Norfolk, Va. – The Liberty Flames led from start to finish in a 5-1 non-conference victory over the Norfolk State Spartans, Wednesday afternoon, at Marty Mller Field.
With the victory, the Flames run their record to 4-0 on the season. Meanwhile, the Spartans drop their first contest of the year and fall to 2-1. Continue reading
Here is some scores from around the nation.
TCU 6 Dallas Baptist 1
FORT WORTH, Texas (Feb. 26, 2008) – A pair of three-run innings and outstanding pitching led the TCU Horned Frogs to a 6-1 victory over Dallas Baptist Tuesday night at Lupton Stadium. The Frogs put up three in the first inning and never looked back as the trio of Paul Gerrish, Trent Appleby and Sean Hoelscher held the Patriot bats in check. Continue reading