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Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 30th)

CCBLLogo.jpgPITCHER: Evan Hill – Wareham

Just three short weeks into the season, it is inspiring to see how much the Cape Cod Baseball League players have already accomplished in a short span of time. Wareham pitcher Evan Hill (Michigan) caught the attention of many, with two standout appearances that earned him Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week honors. Continue reading Cape Cod Baseball League Players of the Week (June 30th)

Northwestern set to name Spencer Allen as Head Coach

SpencerAllenCollege Baseball Daily has learned current Illinois assistant coach Spencer Allen will be named the new head coach at Northwestern University. Allen has spent the past season as an assistant coach with the University of Illinois leading them to them to the Super Regionals. Before heading to Champaign, he spent the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Creighton.  Continue reading Northwestern set to name Spencer Allen as Head Coach

Maryland head coach John Szefc suspended two games

Maryland_logo.jpgCOLLEGE PARK, Md. – Maryland head baseball coach John Szefc will serve a two-game NCAA suspension because of his ejection from Sunday’s Big Ten Championship game.

Szefc was ejected during the top of the seventh inning by home plate umpire Jim Schaly in Maryland’s 4-3 loss to Michigan. Continue reading Maryland head coach John Szefc suspended two games

Northwestern’s Paul Stevens To Retire

StevensNorthwesternEVANSTON, 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

Big Ten studying Enhancing Academics in College Sports

BigTenLogoROSEMONT, 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

CBD Around the Horn for Feb. 13th

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