University of Evansville’s Josh Jyawook absolutely stole a homerun from Indiana’s Craig Dedelow in the video below. Is it the catch of the year?
EVANSTON, Ill. — Northwestern head baseball coach Paul Stevens will retire at the conclusion of the 2015 season after serving the program since 1985, Vice President for Athletics and Recreation Jim Phillips announced Thursday, April 2. Stevens worked as an assistant coach under both Ron Wellman and Larry Cochell from 1985-1987 before taking over as NU’s head coach for the 1988 season.
“We are incredibly grateful that Northwestern has been blessed with a tremendous leader like coach Paul Stevens for the last three decades,” said Phillips. “His contributions to this place are simply immeasurable. The young men who have gone through the baseball program under his guidance illustrate the special investment that he has made into the success of each of their lives, both on and off the field. Paul, Kenan and their children will always be a part of our Northwestern family.” Continue reading Northwestern’s Paul Stevens To Retire
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Big Ten faculty, administrators and student-athlete representatives met this week to further discuss the importance of keeping education central to the mission of intercollegiate athletics.
The conference unanimously decided it would be important at this juncture to reach out to a diverse group of thought leaders in an effort to obtain as much feedback as possible to a number of important areas impacting academics on campus. Those areas include the potential establishment of a year of readiness for all sports—or select sports; student-athlete time demands; playing seasons; initial eligibility requirements; and other areas impacting academics on college campuses across the country. Knowing that matters of such impact would never be adopted unilaterally by a single conference or institution, it is important to the conference to devise a strategy and timeline that would encourage, and allow the conference to obtain, input from all. Continue reading Big Ten studying Enhancing Academics in College Sports
Hey, it was finally opening day in College Baseball. As always, opening day is full of upsets from mid-major over teams with very high expectations. Here are some of the highlights of the first day of action. Continue reading CBD Around the Horn for Feb. 13th
The Indiana Hoosiers held their annual media day on Monday featuring first year head coach Chris Lemonis. The Hoosiers are coming off a 44-15 campaign while going 21-3 in Big Ten play. They hosted a regional in Bloomington but were ousted by the Stanford Cardinal. You can check out interviews with Coach Lemonis and several players below. Continue reading Indiana Baseball holds Media Day
The Spartans will take on a host of perennial national powers, including trips out west to UCLA (Feb. 27-March 1) and Oregon (April 3-5) for a pair of three-game sets. MSU will also take on Oregon State (Feb. 14), Coastal Carolina (March 8) and Clemson (March 11) in non-conference action. Continue reading Michigan State releases 2015 Schedule