Here are some of the best links from around the country for April 9th.
The first article comes from the Arkansas Democrat Gazette which discusses the Razorbacks sweeping Arizona State last night. The next article comes from Tyler (TX) Morning Telegraph writer Shane Stark who did a feature on Heath Mayo who will be an incoming freshman at Brown in the fall of 2009. The next link comes from Rivals.com which talks with Ray Tanner of South Carolina after the Gamecocks 7-5 loss to instate rival Clemson. Continue reading
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PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Senior Robert Papenhause (Hillsborough, Calif.) enjoyed a terrific week while leading the Bears to a 5-1-1 record. After hitting a solid 5-for-10 in three non-league games early in the week, Papenhause really got going in league play over the weekend, recording seven hits in 11 at bats for a stellar .636 average. In the four games against Penn and Columbia, Papenhause also scored five runs, drove in 11, and had four home runs. His offense helped spark the Bears, who averaged 12 runs per game while running their league record to 7-1, currently second in the Ivy League. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 5th.
Game 1: Brown 9 Columbia 7 (7 innings)
Game 2: Brown 12 Columbia 11
Providence, R.I. – Brown took a pair of tight games against Ivy rival Columbia on Sunday afternoon, as Bruno’s bats continued to swing well. Sophomore Matt Colantonio (Garden City, N.Y.) blasted a two-run walk-off home run to center field in the second game, bringing the fans to their feet and the team streaming out onto the field as the Bears ran their league win streak to six consecutive games. With the victory, Brown improves to 11-12-1 overall and 7-1 in Ivy League play. Continue reading
Here is the Ivy League Recap for April 4th.
Game 1: Columbia 13 Yale 9
Game 2: Columbia 8 Yale 6
NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Columbia outscored Yale 13-9 to win the opener of Saturday’s doubleheader before using timely hitting and solid relief pitching to complete the doubleheader sweep with an 8-6 win in game two. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for March 29th.
Game 1: Brown 7 Princeton 3 (7 innings)
Game 2: Brown 7 Princeton 2
Princeton, N.J. – Brown continued to play well on the first weekend of Ivy play, sweeping a doubleheader with Princeton by a combined score of 14-5. Junior infielder Robert Papenhause (Hillsborough, CA) had a terrific day at the plate for the Bears, going four-for-six with a pair of walks, a home run, and four RBI’s. With the win, Brown improves to 6-11 overall, and 3-1 in the Ivy League, while Princeton falls to 8-9 on the season, and 1-3 in league play. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for March 28th.
Game 1: Brown 10 Cornell 2 (7 innings)
Game 2: Cornell 8 Brown 4
Ithaca, N.Y. – Brown split with Cornell on Saturday afternoon, going 1-1 to open Ivy League play. Sophomore designated hitter Pete Greskoff (Paoli, PA) had the big hit for the Bears in the opener, coming through with a three-run home run in the top of the fifth. With the win, Brown improves to 4-10, while Cornell falls to 3-11 on the season. Continue reading
The Pac-10 was 7-0 in games played on Wednesday.
BERKELEY, Calif. - Cal scored twice in the third inning and then exploded for seven runs in the fourth inning on the way to a 9-6 victory over Santa Clara Wednesday afternoon at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved to 13-8 overall and the Broncos dropped to 10-8. The winning pitcher for Cal was sophomore right-hander Yasser Clor, who improved his record to 3-0 by throwing a career-high 5.1 innings with six hits, four runs, one earned run, two walks and two strikeouts. Sophomore right-hander Kevin Miller earned his first collegiate save by throwing the final 3.2 innings (five hits, two runs, one earned run, one walk, two strikeouts). Sophomore right fielder Mark Canha, who is leading the Bears with a .398 average, had a two-run single in the third, while senior third baseman Michael Brady, sophomore shortstop Brian Guinn, junior first baseman Blake Smith, junior second baseman Jeff Kobernus, freshman left fielder Danny Oh and junior catcher Dylan Tonneson all had RBI in the fourth inning. [READ MORE]
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PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Princeton’s Brian Berkowitz (Marietta, Ga.) enjoyed a nice series against William & Mary over the weekend, pacing the Tigers from the plate. The junior outfielder was a menace at the plate, and finished six-for-13 (.462). Two the six hits were home runs, including a grand slam in the third game of the weekend. Berkowitz finished the weekend with seven runs batted in and also scored five runs. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for Feb. 27th.
Game 1: FIU 3 Brown 2
Game 2: Brown 7 FIU 4
Conway, S.C. – The Bears split a doubleheader against Florida International to kick off the 2009 season on Friday afternoon. After dropping the opener by a 3-2 margin, Brown rallied back to take a 7-4 decision in the rematch, moving their record to 1-1 after the first day of the new season. Continue reading
The College Baseball Blog continues our previews of conferences around the nation today with a preview of the Red Rolfe Division of the Ivy League. The Dartmouth Big Green won the divisional title last season which qualified them for the Ivy League Championship series. The Big Green ended up losing the three game set with the Columbia Lions. Continue reading