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NAIA Top 25 and Recap for April 28

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 28, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 1 2 Lubbock Christian 42-5 622
2 2 4 Oklahoma City 45-7 600
3 3 1 Point Loma Nazarene 34-11 576
4 7 10 Berry 38-12 551
5 6 5 Lewis-Clark State 33-10 547
6 4 3 Southern Polytechnic 43-7 513
7 9 15 Embry-Riddle 37-12 511
8 11 8 Lee 45-10 444
8 10 6 Campbellsville 33-8 444
10 20 19 Tennessee Wesleyan 39-13 422
11 15 24 Bellevue 35-9 400
11 14 7 Fresno Pacific 32-15 400
13 8 9 British Columbia 32-10 394
14 5 20 Union (KY) 40-9 377
15 17 23 Warner 35-14 336
16 13 30 Madonna 35-8 324
17 19 17 Southern Nazarene 37-10 280
18 16 31 William Carey 32-18 240
19 25 14 Malone 38-11 232
20 22 25 Lindenwood 39-10 217
21 21 57 Spring Arbor 28-9 206
22 18 22 LSU-Shreveport 39-12 203
23 24 18 Wayland Baptist 39-11 174
24 RV 16 The Master’s 33-17 170
25 RV 42 Saint Xavier 33-12 103
11 Azusa Pacific 32-16
12 Auburn-Montgomery 32-19
13 Biola 32-20
21 Trevecca Nazarene 32-18

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 22 Continue reading

Links from Around the Nation

Here are some of the best links from around the nation for today.

The first article comes from The Illinois Baseball Report which has an interview with Illinois shortstop Brandon Wikoff. The next article comes from Big12Sports.com which has an excellent article on Kansas State ace A.J. Morris who recently beat Texas and currently has a 10-0 record and a 1.27 ERA. Ohio.com has an article talking about the Diamond Classic for Kids between Kent State and Akron. The next article comes from The Marietta Daily Journal which talks about Southern Poly’s Sean Teague perfect game which he tossed against Reinhardt last week. The final article talks about the University of British Columbia victory over Lewis-Clark State 11-2 last night. Continue reading

NAIA Top 25 and Recap for April 21

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 21, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 1 1 Lubbock Christian 38-4 622
2 2 4 Oklahoma City 42-6 594
3 4 2 Point Loma Nazarene 32-10 563
4 3 3 Southern Polytechnic 41-6 561
5 5 12 Union (KY) 37-7 529
6 6 6 Lewis-Clark State 29-9 524
7 9 11 Berry 35-12 477
8 7 9 British Columbia 32-8 456
9 11 14 Embry-Riddle 36-12 450
10 10 5 Campbellsville 31-7 433
11 13 7 Lee 41-9 396
12 14 10 Azusa Pacific 31-13 392
13 12 26 Madonna 33-6 389
14 8 8 Fresno Pacific 29-14 380
15 15 28 Bellevue 30-9 376
16 16 27 William Carey 31-14 323
17 19 23 Warner 32-14 306
18 17 19 LSU-Shreveport 37-11 264
19 18 15 Southern Nazarene 34-10 259
20 22 22 Tennessee Wesleyan 34-13 211
21 25 71 Spring Arbor 25-8 198
22 24 35 Lindenwood 33-10 160
23 20 50 William Woods 31-10 146
24 NR 16 Wayland Baptist 35-11 121
25 RV 21 Malone 32-10 116
13 Auburn-Montgomery 28-19
17 The Master’s 31-16
18 Biola 29-19
20 Trevecca Nazarene 29-16
24 Cumberland 27-18
25 Georgetown College 28-20

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 22 Continue reading

Links from Around the Nation

Jeff Kobernus (Photo couresty of Victoria Chow)

Jeff Kobernus (Photo couresty of Victoria Chow)

Here are some of the best links about College Baseball for today.

The first article comes from The Daily Cal which previews the California-UC Davis game that will take place tonight. The next article comes from The Arkansas Democrat Gazette which looks at Arkansas three game losing streak. CBB contributor Bob Broughton checks in with an article on the University of British Columbia baseball program that was posted on The Canadian Baseball Network. The final article comes from the New York Times which looks at walk-ons in College Baseball. Continue reading

NAIA top 25 and recap for April 14

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 14, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 1 1 Lubbock Christian 36-4 622
2 2 4 Oklahoma City 40-5 597
3 3 3 Southern Polytechnic 37-5 581
4 4 2 Point Loma Nazarene 29-9 562
5 5 18 Union (KY) 32-5 546
6 6 7 Lewis-Clark State 25-8 508
7 10 6 British Columbia 27-7 473
8 16 8 Fresno Pacific 27-12 452
9 11 12 Berry 32-10 438
10 9 5 Campbellsville 29-7 422
11 15 15 Embry-Riddle 32-12 414
12 8 26 Madonna 28-5 412
13 12 10 Lee 37-9 389
14 7 9 Azusa Pacific 28-11 384
15 14 25 Bellevue 24-9 375
16 17 28 William Carey 28-14 321
17 20 16 LSU-Shreveport 35-10 282
18 19 17 Southern Nazarene 32-9 271
19 13 27 Warner 29-14 264
20 21 44 William Woods 28-8 212
21 RV 23 Cumberland 24-15 179
22 24 21 Tennessee Wesleyan 30-12 172
23 22 13 The Master’s 29-14 155
24 NR 36 Lindenwood 28-9 113
25 RV 82 Spring Arbor 20-8 96
11 Auburn-Montgomery 26-16
14 Wayland Baptist 32-10
19 Trevecca Nazarene 26-16
20 Biola 23-18
22 College of Idaho 25-13
24 Malone 26-10

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 22 Continue reading

NAIA Top 25 and recap for April 7

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for April 7, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL

2009
RECORD

TOTAL
POINTS

1 1 1 Lubbock Christian 33-4 590
2 2 3 Oklahoma City 36-4 568
3 3 2 Southern Polytechnic 32-4 557
4 4 4 Point Loma Nazarene 26-9 531
5 7 22 Union (KY) 30-5 506
6 9 7 Lewis-Clark State 21-6 479
7 6 5 Azusa Pacific 28-9 464
8 10 13 Madonna 26-3 456
9 8 6 Campbellsville 27-6 430
10 13 9 British Columbia 25-7 422
11 12 11 Berry 27-8 417
12 15 10 Lee 33-8 368
13 16 25 Warner 27-12 366
14 14 27 Bellevue 21-8 351
15 11 20 Embry-Riddle 28-12 302
16 24 8 Fresno Pacific 25-10 291
17 RV 28 William Carey 25-13 270
18 20 16 Trevecca Nazarene 25-13 254
19 RV 21 Southern Nazarene 30-8 246
20 5 17 LSU-Shreveport 30-10 235
21 NR 40 William Woods 25-7 151
22 18 14 The Master’s 26-13 149
23 25 23 College of Idaho 22-10 140
24 RV 24 Tennessee Wesleyan 28-11 115
25 NR 53 William Jewell 27-8 112
12 Wayland Baptist 29-10
15 Malone 22-8
18 Biola 21-17
19 Auburn-Montgomery 22-15

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 19, Southern Polytechnic 2 Continue reading

NAIA top 25 and recap for March 24

Results of the NAIA Coaches’ Poll for March 24, 2009, and Boyd Nation’s Iterative Strength Rating. Comments below:

RANK LAST
WEEK
ISR SCHOOL 2009
RECORD
TOTAL
POINTS
1 5 7 Lubbock Christian 26-3 647
2 1 2 Oklahoma City 28-3 612
3 3 1 Point Loma Nazarene 20-7 607
4 9 6 Southern Polytechnic 23-3 581
5 6 8 LSU-Shreveport 29-4 571
6 7 4 Azusa Pacific 23-6 529
7 8 26 Union (KY) 21-5 497
8 12 5 Campbellsville 21-3 494
9 4 Spring Arbor 7-3 467
10 10 9 Lewis-Clark State 12-6 429
11 18 15 Madonna 21-2 428
12 21 21 Berry 21-5 422
13 11 29 Embry-Riddle 24-10 388
14 13 22 Bellevue 14-6 378
15 2 13 Lee 26-6 376
16 14 3 British Columbia 17-6 341
17 RV 28 Warner 21-10 306
18 15 10 The Master’s 22-9 285
19 RV 18 Wayland Baptist 24-8 274
20 22 16 Lindenwood 14-3 204
21 20 45 Montreat 16-6 189
22 RV 32 Saint Francis 14-4 186
23 RV 27 Trevecca Nazarene 18-12 137
24 23 12 Fresno Pacific 18-9 126
25 RV 11 Malone 13-3 113
14 College of Idaho 14-8
17 Northwood (FL) 23-6
19 Biola 16-13
20 Auburn-Montgomery 16-13
23 Cal State San Marcos 15-8
24 William Penn 18-7
25 Southern Nazarene 23-7

First-place votes: Lubbock Christian 17, Point Loma Nazarene 5, LSU-Shreveport 1 Continue reading

NAIA recap for March 12

Kaohi Downing - Point Loma Nazarene

Kaohi Downing - Point Loma Nazarene

#1 Oklahoma City swept a three-game series against Rogers State, and defeated Calumet. The Stars are now 22-1, but they get their first serious challenge of the season with a series at #17 Wayland Baptist March 15-16.

#2 Lee swept Emmanuel, but trailed Trevecca Nazarene 8-6 after 6 1/2 innings. The Flames closed to 8-7 in the bottom of the seventh on an RBI single by Junior Rodriguez. The winning run came in the bottom of the eighth on an RBI single by Julian Alvarez. The Flames then lost their second game of the season while splitting a double-header with Milligan (Johnson City, TN). The loss was 2-1, and the winning run was scored when Spencer Street was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded.

The Flames are now 23-2. They visit Faulkner March 13-14, and Trevecca Nazarene March 17. Continue reading

NAIA recap for March 5

Jorge Martinez

Jorge Martinez

#1 Oklahoma City lost their first game of the Season on March 2, but it took 13 innings to do it. The loss was 4-3 to Iowa Wesleyan, who is 9-6. Starter Jorge Martinez pitched ten innings for Iowa Wesleyan, allowed 13 hits, but only three runs. Hector Acevedo held the Stars to two hits over the remaining three innings. Edwin Jimenez hit a sacrifice fly to bring in the winning run.

The Stars are now 18-1. They play a Rogers State team that is 10-6 away-and-home March 5 and 7.

#2 Lee is 18-1, but they trailed going into the bottom of the ninth at Tennessee Temple on March 3. The Flames ended up winning 10-6 in ten innings. Elvis Sosa is hitting .508 with eight home runs for the Flames. Matthew Gilson is 3-0, 0.46 ERA. Next up for the Flames is Emmanuel March 6-7. They get a stiffer test against Trevecca Nazarene on March 10. Continue reading

Canada gets second Olympic win

Brooks McNiven

Brooks McNiven

Team Canada got brilliant pitching performances from Brooks McNiven (British Columbia), Jonathan Lockwood (Louisiana Tech), Rheal Cormier, and Tim Burton. They held The Netherlands to two hits, and got a 4-0 win.

McNiven, the starter, went six innings, and didn’t allow a hit until the sixth inning. The Netherlands’ only other hit came off Burton in the ninth, but Burton struck out the other three batters he faced. Continue reading