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2015 ACC Atlantic Division Preview

ACCLogoWith the start of college baseball season less than a month away, here at College Baseball Daily we’re previewing each team in the Atlantic Coast Conference. We will start with the Atlantic Division and then move to the Coastal Division.

​The University of Virginia, preseason ranked nationally at number 2, has been selected as the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite by the leagues 14 head coaches. Virginia, for the second year in a row has been slated as the team to beat in the ACC with 10 first-place votes followed by Florida State with 4 first-place votes. In a conference that hosts 5 of the top 25 teams in the nation one thing is for sure and that is competitive baseball in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Continue reading 2015 ACC Atlantic Division Preview

Boston College puts up Alumni Stadium Bubble

GambinoSmallThe Boston College baseball program practices during the brutal New England winters at Alumni Stadium which is the home of the BC football program. The school puts a bubble over the field allowing a bunch of teams the oppurtunity to practice in a controlled environment. You can check out the time lapsed video below of the facility going up. Continue reading Boston College puts up Alumni Stadium Bubble

Boston College announces Former URI coach Jim Foster as Assistant

JimFosterURI_thumb.jpgChestnut Hill, Mass. – Head baseball coach Mike Gambino announced on Thursday that Rhode Island head coach Jim Foster will join the coaching ranks as the associate head coach at Boston College. Foster, who will be the Eagles’ pitching coach, as well as work with the catchers, brings 12 years of experience to the Heights. Continue reading Boston College announces Former URI coach Jim Foster as Assistant

2014 Season Preview: ACC

By: Chris Slade
ACCLogoACC Atlantic Division

Boston College Eagles

2013 record: 12 – 40 (4 – 25 ACC, 6th place)

Finish: No postseason

To put it bluntly, the Boston College Eagles were out of their element in ACC conference play in 2013. The Eagles lost their first 20 conference games before surprisingly winning a home series with Miami to get off the schnide.

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2014 ACC Preseason Coaches Poll

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ACCLogoGREENSBORO, N.C. – Virginia has been selected as the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball preseason favorite in a vote of the league’s 14 head coaches.

The Cavaliers were named by 10 coaches as this year’s team to beat, while Florida State received four first-place votes. Continue reading 2014 ACC Preseason Coaches Poll

BC’s Bourdon Selected to Honor Sonny Nictakis with No. 8

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BourdonGambinoSmallBoston College head baseball coach Mike Gambino continues a tradition he started his first year at the Heights in 2011 by selecting a current player to wear No. 8 in honor of former player Peter “Sonny” Nictakis. Each season, a player who has battled adversity and represents the best qualities of BC Baseball will wear Sonny’s old number. Continue reading BC’s Bourdon Selected to Honor Sonny Nictakis with No. 8

Boston College names Jimmy Van Ostrand as Assistant Coach

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VanOstrandChestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team rounded out its staff by added Jimmy Van Ostrand as a volunteer coach, head coach Mike Gambino announced on Wednesday afternoon. Van Ostrand brings seven years of international and minor league playing experience to the Eagles.

“It is extremely important to me that we surround our players with high character people who can help them develop on the field and also into quality men off the field. I think Jimmy fits that mold and is a great fit with our staff,” Gambino said. “He is coming off a great playing career and comes to us with extensive experience that our boys will be able to draw from. He will be a huge asset to our program and we are extremely lucky and excited to have him join as staff.” Continue reading Boston College names Jimmy Van Ostrand as Assistant Coach

Boston College releases 2014 Schedule

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GambinoSmallChestnut Hill, Mass. – The Boston College baseball team released the 2014 schedule on Thursday. The 55-game slate features eight teams that were in the 2013 NCAA Tournament and includes a 14-game home stand in Chestnut Hill.

The Eagles open the season in California, taking on Nevada at Santa Clara University on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 and then playing the host Broncos in the second game of a doubleheader on the 15th and finishing the weekend with a noon game on Sunday. Continue reading Boston College releases 2014 Schedule