Here is your ACC Recap for March 17th.
#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.
Here is your ACC Recap for March 10th.
#2 Florida State 6 North Florida 2
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.
Here is your ACC Recap for March 9th.
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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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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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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MONMOUTH BASEBALL ANNOUNCES 2011 SIGNING CLASS
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – During the national signing period, the Monmouth University Baseball program added eight student-athletes to its 2011 class, head coach Dean Ehehalt recently announced. Signing National Letters of Intent to play at Monmouth were Tim Bickford (Wallingford, Conn./Mark Sheehan), Frank Fantino (Nanuet, N.Y./St. Joseph’s – Montvale), Stephen Frey (Washingtonville, N.Y./Washingtonville), Jake Gronsky (Danville, Pa./Danville), Jonathan Guida (Martinsville, N.J./Bridgewater-Raritan), Andrew McGee (Toms River, N.J./Toms River South), Craig Sweeney (Middletown, N.J./Middletown South) and Tom Valichka (Pennsville, N.J./St. Mark’s[Del.]).
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SMITHFIELD, R.I. — Bryant University head baseball coach Jamie Pinzino is pleased to announce the Bulldogs’ 2010 schedule, to include 20 home contests as well as a full Northeast Conference slate.
The Bulldogs, who went 32-22 last season in their first year of Division I play, will open the spring season 10-straight road games, traveling south to warmer weather before returning to The Ocean State to host Boston College in the 2010 home opener on Wednesday, March 17.
Here is your Cape Cod Baseball League Recap for July 12th.
Cotuit’s Chad Bell (Walters State CC/Tennessee) pitched a nine inning no-hitter against Chatham as the Kettleers picked up a 8-2 victory. Box Score
Brewster defeated Bourne 10-2 behind a complete game shutout from University of San Diego’s Kyle Blair. Box Score Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for April 21st.
#1 UNC 7 UNC-Wilmington 5
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Dustin Ackley and Mark Fleury connected on three-run home runs in the fifth inning for just about all the offense No. 1 North Carolina would need in a 7-5 win over UNC Wilmington Tuesday at Boshamer Stadium. Down 4-0 before the pair of homers, the Tar Heels (32-10) rallied for their largest come-from-behind victory of the season and their ninth straight over the Seahawks (21-15). Continue reading
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The Arkansas Razorbacks picked up another victory over Arizona State on Wednesday night to sweep the brief two game set from the Arizona State Sun Devils in front of a record crowd at Baum Stadium. I guess people will have to respect the Razorbacks 24-6 record. They will now host Vanderbilt in an SEC series this weekend. Arizona State will head home to take on a tough Washington State squad. Continue reading