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Friday Update with Indiana’s Tracy Smith

Indiana head coach Tracy Smith recently did his weekly check-in with Indiana Media Relations. This week he looked at some of the top performers from the first couple of games in the Cream and Crimson series plus he talks about the baseball squads intramural flag football team which picked up a win over the week. You can check out the full video and interview below.

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Purdue to raise money for Breast Cancer

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PurdueBreastCancerWEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Purdue intercollegiate athletics in conjunction with DS Wood is set to hold a “Take A Swing at Breast Cancer Home Run Derby” fundraiser all day Friday of the upcoming Homecoming Weekend on campus.

From 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday, Purdue baseball will open Lambert Field for participants to help raise money for the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority for breast cancer education and awareness. October is breast cancer awareness month.

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Indiana Announces 2011 Baseball Schedule

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TracySmithIndianaBLOOMINGTON, Ind. ­ The Indiana baseball team will play at least nine games against teams that played in the 2010 NCAA Tournament, beginning with three high-level tournaments in the season¹s first three weeks, head coach Tracy Smith announced today. The Hoosiers, who finished over .500 and made the Big Ten Tournament for the third straight season in 2010, will open the 2011 slate with tournaments at Coastal Carolina, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and Tennessee.

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Iowa’s Duane Banks Field Getting New Surface

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DuaneBanksFieldIOWA CITY, Iowa – - Carver-Hawkeye Arena isn’t the only facility on Hawkins Drive in Iowa City getting a facelift. After years of playing on the same surface, Duane Banks Field and the Iowa baseball program is in the process of getting a new field.

For the first time since the field was laid down three decades ago, the entire playing surface is being refurbished. According to Head Coach Jack Dahm, about 10-12 years ago the infield was re-sodded and a magic mix dirt was installed. But, as far as revamping the entire field, this is the first time the field has undergone a major facelift.

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2011 College Baseball Schedules Blowout

We have 30 schedules for you today as we start to fill in the 2011 College Baseball schedule. If you know of a schedule that we have missed feel free to drop me an email by clicking here.

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Indiana Baseball checks in on a pair of Freshmen

indiana-logo Indiana Media Relations continues their series of interviews with freshmen pitchers Aaron Slegers and Ryan Halstead.

Slegers possesses a mammoth 6-foot-9, 245-pound frame and is still growing into his body. The righty hurler went 6-1 with a 1.32 ERA in his junior season for Notre Dame Prep, striking out 43 in 41 innings of work. As a senior, he threw just two innings due to growth issues, but struck out five of the six batters he faced. He helped the team to a state runner-up finish in 2009. Continue reading