Tag Archives: Big South

VBL Week Four Pitchers and Players of the Week

Drew Rucinski, Luray Wranglers, RHP, Fr. Broken Arrow, Okla. (Ohio State) Rucinski, a right-handed freshman from Ohio State, had a notable week with eight strikeouts and three hits, all singles, against him while pitching seven innings with a .136 opponent batting average. Rucinski did not allow a run to share the league lead with a 0.00 ERA for the week. For the season, Rucinski has an era of 1.77 and 21 strikeouts in 20 1/3 innings pitched.

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UNC, Florida State Punch Tickets To Omaha

CARY, N.C. – North Carolina took a 6-0 lead in the top of the 2nd inning and never looked back as they dispatched Coastal Carolina by a final score of 14-4. UNC led Coastal Carolina 12-0 before Coastal Carolina was able to finally get on the board in the bottom of the seventh, scoring four runs. UNC will take on the winner of the UC-Irvine/LSU Super Regional. TALLAHASSEE, FL – The Seminoles advanced to Omaha behind an 11-4 victory over Wichita State. After dropping the…

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UNC grabs game 1 from Coastal Carolina

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE UNC 9 Coastal Carolina 4 CARY, N.C. (AP) – Alex White threw seven strong innings and Seth Williams homered to lead North Carolina past mistake-prone Coastal Carolina 9-4 on Saturday in Game 1 of the best-of-three Cary Super Regional. Williams, Kyle Seager and Kyle Shelton drove in two runs apiece for the Tar Heels (50-12), who turned the Chanticleers’ season-high six errors into six unearned runs and moved within one victory of their third straight trip to the College World Series.…

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CBB Weekend Links

First up, a video of former Rice players Lance Berkman and Tim Byrdak reflecting on the Super Regionals. A Miami Herald reporter attempted a live blog last night. (Miami Herald) How exactly did Fresno State get to the Super Regional round? (East Valley Tribune) The Seminoles are used to elimination games. (Nole Sports) About those Georgia fans that hang out in right field. (AJC) Get to know Gary Gilmore, head coach of the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers. (Franklin News Post) Your Wichita State bandwagon jumping cheatsheet.…

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Cary Super Regional Preview

CARY, NC — The #2 national seed North Carolina Tar Heels (49-12, 22-7 ACC) host the Big South champion Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (50-12, 17-3 Big South) at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary. Both teams went 3-0 in their regionals last weekend with UNC defeating Mount St. Mary’s and UNC-Wilmington and Coastal Carolina defeating Columbia, Alabama and East Carolina.

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Conway Regional Day 3 Recap

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES East Carolina 16 Alabama 1 CONWAY, S.C. – Junior right-hander Justin Bristow scattered four hits over seven innings and allowed one run and struck out seven as second-seeded East Carolina eliminated third-seeded Alabama from the Conway Regional 16-1 Sunday afternoon at Watson Stadium. The Pirates (42-20) advance to play top-seed Coastal Carolina at 7 p.m., while the Crimson Tide (35-28) was eliminated from the regional.

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Conway (SC) Regional Day 2 Recap

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES East Carolina 9 Columbia 0 CONWAY, S.C. – East Carolina senior pitcher T.J. Hose tossed a four-hit, complete game shutout to lead the Pirates to a 9-0 victory over Columbia in an NCAA Conway Regional elimination game Saturday afternoon. The Pirates (40-21) will face the loser of tonight’s Alabama-Coastal Carolina game Sunday at 1 p.m. Columbia finished its season with an overall record of 22-30.

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Conway Regional Day 1 Recap

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES Coastal Carolina 10 Columbia 2 CONWAY, S.C. – Top-seeded Coastal Carolina scored three runs in the top of the fifth and then added six more in the eighth as the Chanticleers powered their way to a 10-2 victory over fourth-seeded Columbia in the first game of the 2008 NCAA Baseball Conway Regional Friday, May 30 at Watson Stadium/Vrooman Field. With the win, Coastal advances to play the winner of the East Carolina/Alabama game at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 31. Columbia will…

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2008 CBB Regional Preview: Conway (SC)

The Coastal Carolina baseball squad will be hosting a regional for the second straight year but the difference this season is that the Chanticleers will be the playing at their real home field. They will be joined by East Carolina, Alabama, and Columbia. Coastal Carolina has a record of 47-12 while going 17-3 in the Big South. East Carolina enters with a 40-19 mark while going 13-11 in Conference USA. The Crimson Tide come in with a 34-26 record with a 16-14 record in a…

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2008 NCAA Regional Sites Announced

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE INDIANAPOLIS – The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 62nd annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.

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