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Michigan State releases 2014 Schedule

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JakeBoss_thumb.jpgEAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State baseball coach Jake Boss Jr. announced the Spartans’ 2014 schedule today (Wednesday). The 56-game slate includes five opponents that took part in last season’s NCAA Tournament, including three that advanced to the College World Series. MSU will open the season Feb. 14 in Cary, N.C., and it will play its first of 21 home games on March 21 when it opens Big Ten play with Ohio State.

“I think it’s another very competitive schedule,” said Boss. “I think our schedule in the past couple years has both helped our ball club improve and get better as the season goes on, as well as given us a chance to play in the postseason and the NCAA tournament. I think there’s a good balance of games in there that are high-RPI games that will help us put us in the position to play in the postseason.” Continue reading

Michigan releases 2014 Schedule

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MichiganBaseballFeaturedANN ARBOR, Mich. — The University of Michigan baseball program and second-year head coach Erik Bakich have announced its 2014 schedule on Wednesday (Sept. 25). The slate is highlighted by a matchup against the defending College World Series champions, trips to Texas, North Carolina, Florida and South Carolina in a season-opening road trip and the 24-game Big Ten Conference schedule. Continue reading

Penn State names Rob Cooper as Head Coach

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RobCooperWrightStateUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; August 9, 2013 – Rob Cooper has been selected to guide the Penn State baseball team as head coach, it was announced by Penn State Director of Athletics Dr. David Joyner. Cooper, who comes to Penn State after spending the last nine seasons as the Wright State head coach, is the 14th coach in the 125-year history of the Nittany Lion baseball program. Continue reading

Top 10 College Baseball Stadiums: 5. Hawks Field at Haymarket Park (Nebraska)

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While college baseball season might be over, College Baseball Daily is keeping you covered by counting down the Top 10 Stadiums in the country.  Each day we’ll have a different stadium, including the history and fun facts, until we reach the number one stadium in all of college baseball. We continue the countdown today with number 5 with Nebraska’s Hawks Field at Haymarket Park. Continue reading

Top 10 College Baseball Stadiums: 10. Medlar Park (Penn State)

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While college baseball season might be over, College Baseball Daily is keeping you covered by counting down the Top 10 Stadiums in the country. Each day we’ll have a different stadium, including the history and fun facts, until we reach the number one stadium in all of college baseball.Checking in at number 10 today is Penn State’s Medlar Field at Lubrano Park. Continue reading

Iowa to name Darin Hendrickson as Head Coach

DarinHendricksonSt.LouisUpdate #2: St. Louis head coach Darin Hendrickson removed his name from consideration on Tuesday as he didn’t believe it was the best opportunity for him and his family.

Update #1: St. Louis and Darin Hendrickson are refuting the report but we have spoken to many sources around the Iowa program that Hendrickson will be named the new coach.

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College Baseball Daily has learned from sources close to the situation that Iowa will name Darin Hendrickson as the Hawkeyes head coach. Hendrickson led the Billkens to a 41-21 overall record while going 17-7 in Atlantic 10 play. He brought the squad to the NCAA Tournament after winning the 2013 Atlantic 10 postseason tournament but went 0-2 in the Columbia, SC regional with losses to South Carolina and Clemson. He has a career coaching record of 688-323 in 18 years of coaching on the collegiate level which includes stops at Central Missouri, St. Louis Community College Forest Park, and Fontbonne University. Continue reading

Kent State names Jeff Duncan as Head Coach

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JeffDuncanJeff Duncan, former associate head coach at Purdue, was named the new head baseball coach at Kent State on Tuesday, as announced by Kent State Director of Athletics, Joel Nielsen.

“One year removed from the College World Series, this head coaching position was very attractive and it was evident throughout the search,” said Nielsen. “In no particular order, we set out looking for someone that could coach and motivate our current players and incoming class, a dynamic recruiter, a person familiar with successful college baseball in the North, a serious commitment to academics and a good role model. Needless to say, we’re excited to introduce Jeff Duncan to the Kent State community, along with his wife Lauren and son Bryce, and I’m looking forward to building on our success. Kent State baseball is in good hands moving forward.” Continue reading