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2011 Preseason NEC Coaches Poll

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Somerset, NJ – Central Connecticut was the last Northeast Conference baseball team to do it seven seasons ago and Charlie Hickey’s club will attempt to achieve the feat again in 2011. The defending NEC champion Blue Devils finished atop the league’s preseason coaches’ poll and are expected to capture their fifth conference crown. Continue reading

Steve Owens named Head Coach at Bryant University

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Steve Owens Headshot SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Bryant University Director of Athletics Bill Smith is pleased to announce the hiring of two-time MAAC Coach of the Year Steve Owens as the next head coach of the Bulldog baseball program.

Owens comes to Bryant from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, N.Y., where he led the Dolphins to 11-straight winning seasons in as many years. Owens boasts a career record of 587-299-1 (.662), averaging nearly 31 wins per season, while his leadership has led to 27 players signing professional contracts.

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Bryant University’s Jamie Pinzino Resigns

JamiePinzinoBryant According to a report in the Providence Journal, Bryant head baseball coach Jamie Pinzino has resigned after an alcohol related altercation on campus May 26. Pinzino is facing charges for simple assault, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Bryant assistant coach Andy Koocher was also charged him with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest, both misdemeanors. He pleaded no contest at his arraignment and his case was filed for one year.

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ACC Recap for April 7th

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GutierrezUM #5 Virginia 12 Radford 2

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The fourth-ranked Virginia baseball team was solid in all phases of the game in a 12-2 win over Radford Wednesday night at Davenport Field. Virginia racked up 16 hits in the victory, while the pitching staff limited Radford to just four hits and seven baserunners.

Whit Mayberry (Fr., Alexandria, Va.) made his first start at Virginia and earned his first career win. Mayberry (1-1) pitched five strong innings, allowing one earned run, three hits and one walk while striking out a pair. UVa’s bullpen – Chad O’Connor (R-Fr., Chesapeake, Va.), Tyler Wilson (Jr., Midlothian, Va.),Branden Kline (Fr., Frederick, Md.) and Neal Davis (Sr., Baltimore, Md.) – held the Highlanders to one hit and three baserunners over the final four innings.

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ACC Recap for March 17th

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#1 Virginia 6 James Madison 3

HARRISONBURG, Va. - The top-ranked Virginia baseball team captured a 6-3 victory over James Madison Wednesday night in front of a Dukes’ home record crowd of 1,815 at Veterans Memorial Park in Harrisonburg, Va.

Virginia’s five pitchers limited James Madison to four hits. Virginia starting pitcher Branden Kline (Fr., Frederick, Md.) worked into the sixth inning and allowed just two hits and two runs (one earned). In all, Kline (1-0) pitched five innings, walked three and struck out three as he notched his first college win.

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ACC Recap for March 10th

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#2 Florida State 6 North Florida 2

RyanSeminak TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Second-ranked Florida State (12-0) continued its winning ways Wednesday night with a 6-2 victory over North Florida (6-7) on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles won for the third straight time over the Ospreys, while running their record to 7-1 all-time against UNF.

Freshman Robert Benincasa (1-0) pitched a career-high six innings allowing just one run on five hits in earning his first collegiate victory. The right hander from Tampa, Fla., retired the Ospreys in order three times on Wednesday, while facing no more than four batters in five of the six innings that he pitched. Benincasa was also the beneficiary of two beautifully turned groundball double plays that began at first base with Jayce Boyd to end the fourth and sixth innings.

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ACC Recap for March 9th

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William and Mary 3 #11 North Carolina 0

Chapel Hill, N.C. – The William and Mary Tribe baseball team traveled south to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to face the No. 11-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and came away with a 3-0 victory. With the win, the Tribe improves its record to 6-4, while UNC falls to 10-2 on the season.

“We played very well in all three facets of the game today to beat a team like UNC,” head coach Frank Leoni said after the game. “I am very proud our effort and our team today.”

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Southland Conference recap for 02-26-2010

Mitchell, who struck out a school-record 18 batters, is the first Maverick in the history of the program to carry a no-hitter 8.2 innings.

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UT Arlington 1, Missouri State 0 (14 innings)

ARLINGTON, Texas – Jason Mitchell struck out a school and Southland Conference record 18 batters and held a no-hitter through 8.2 innings, but it took UT Arlington 14 innings to capture its first win of the season with a 1-0 victory over Missouri State on Friday evening at Clay Gould Ballpark.
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2010 NEC Preseason Poll

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NECRelease Somerset, NJ – Wagner won a plurality of first-place votes to finish atop the 2010 Northeast Conference Baseball Preseason Coaches Poll.  The league office released the results of the annual survey as a prelude to its 24th season on the diamond.

Flying high following the program’s first ever regular season conference crown last spring, the Seahawks received four top nods to finish one spot in front of defending NEC Tournament champion Monmouth and its two first-place votes. 

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