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Patriot League Recap for 4/19


Game 1: Holy Cross 2 Lafayette 1
Game 2: Holy Cross 6 Lafayette 1

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross baseball team turned to it’s bullpen for success this afternoon as the Crusaders swept Lafayette in a Patriot League doubleheader at Fitton Field by scores of 2-1 and 6-1. Holy Cross improves to 17-20 on the season (9-5 Patriot League) while Lafayette falls to 18-16 (6-8 Patriot League). Continue reading

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Game 1: Bucknell 3 Holy Cross 0
Game 2: Bucknell 7 Holy Cross 6

LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Bucknell baseball squad rode clutch performances by senior Mathew Wilson (Toronto, Ontario/Northern S.S.) and sophomore Ben Yoder (Belleville, Pa./Indian Valley) to a doubleheader sweep of Holy Cross on Sunday afternoon on Depew Field. Wilson fanned 11 batters in a complete game shutout effort as the Bison defeated the Crusaders, 3-0, in game one, while Yoder registered a walk off single in the bottom of the ninth in game two, leading the Orange and Blue to a 7-6 victory in that contest. Bucknell, which is now 7-1 at home this season, moves to 17-16-2 overall, 7-5 in league play, while the Crusaders fall to 14-19 and 7-5 in the Patriot League. Continue reading

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Game 1: Lehigh 5 Lafayette 1
Game 2: Lafayette 5 Lehigh 0

BETHLEHEM, Pa. — The Lafayette baseball team rebounded from a 5-1 loss in the first game of a four-game series with archrival Lehigh to shutout the Mountain Hawks 5-0 in the second. Daniel Bierce and Tom Ambrosole each hit home runs in the 5-0 win while starting pitcher Jeremy Atkins threw a complete game shutout in Bethlehem. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for 4/6


Game 1: Navy 4 Lehigh 2
Game 2: Lehigh 6 Navy 5

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Navy infielder Thomas Hamilton (Sr./Houston, Texas) homered in both games as the Midshipmen split a Sunday doubleheader against Lehigh in Bethlehem, Pa. The Mids won the opener, 4-2, before the Mountain Hawks rallied for 6-5 victory in the nightcap.

The Midshipmen saw its record move to 20-11 overall and 6-2 in Patriot League play, while the Mountain Hawks improved to 14-18 overall and 1-7 in league action. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for 4/5


Game 1: Holy Cross 9 Army 0
Game 2: Army 16 Holy Cross 0

WORCESTER, Mass. – Sophomore Matt Shapiro (Raynham, Mass.) threw is second career complete, picking up a seven inning shutout in the first game as the Holy Cross baseball split a doubleheader with Army this afternoon in Patriot League action, winning 9-0 and losing the second game, 16-0. The Crusaders are now 10-15 (5-1 Patriot League) while the Black Knights are 8-17 on the season (2-4 Patriot League). Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for 3/30

Game 1: Bucknell 8 Army 5
Game 2: Bucknell 6 Army 3

WEST POINT, N.Y. – The Bucknell baseball team finished off its series with Army on Sunday with a sweep of the second doubleheader of the weekend. The Bison took game one, 8-5, and rode a solid pitching performance by freshman Dylan Seeley (Shavertown, Pa./Wyoming Seminary) to a 3-1 victory in game two. With the pair of wins, the Bison are now 13-10-2 on the season, 3-1 in the Patriot League, while the Black Knights fall to 6-16 and 1-3.

In game one, Army’s Andy Ernesto scored the first run of the contest in the bottom of the first, coming home on an error after reaching with a single up the middle. Mike Greco then made it 2-0 with an RBI single that plated Cole White. Continue reading

Patriot League Recap for 3/29


Game 1: Holy Cross 1 Lehigh 0
Game 2: Holy Cross 5 Lehigh 4 (11 innings)

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Sophomore Matt Shapiro (Raynham, Mass.) threw his first collegiate shutout, giving up two hits while striking out five batters as the Holy Cross baseball team swept Lehigh in Patriot League play this afternoon by scores of 1-0 and 5-4 (11 innings). The Crusaders improve to 6-13 on the season (2-0 Patriot League) while Lehigh falls to 12-13 (0-2 Patriot League). Continue reading

Navy picked to win Patriot League

Center Valley, Pa. – Navy has been selected as the favorite to claim the 2008 Patriot League Baseball title in a preseason poll of the League’s head coaches and sports information directors.

The Midshipmen top the poll with 43 points and four first-place votes, just one point ahead of second-place Lafayette which also claims four first-place votes. Army takes third with 37 points, while Bucknell is in fourth place with 29 points. Both schools claim a pair of first-place votes. Lehigh (17 points) and Holy Cross (12) round out the preseason poll. Head coaches and sports information directors were not allowed to vote for their own teams. Continue reading

2008 Patriot League Preview

The CBB continues their series of articles previewing different conferences throughout the country. This week we check in on the Patriot League. Lafayette won the Patriot League title by sweeping Army in the Patriot League Championship series after Army knocked off Navy in the opening round of the Patriot League playoffs. Lafayette lost to Virginia 5-1 and Rutgers 11-10 in the 2007 NCAA Tournament. The 2008 season will be the first time that the Patriot League will allow four schools into their postseason tournament which will consist of a best out of three semifinal round followed by a championship series the next weekend. Continue reading

Navy releases 2008 Schedule

The Naval Academy and Head Coach Paul Kostacopoulos have released their 2008 schedule. They will open in the Service Academy Spring Classic where they will face Air Force twice and Arkansas State in a single game. They will open the Patriot League portion of the schedule when they head to Lafayette on March 29th and 30th. The Midshipmen will also visit Bucknell and Lehigh (two games) in Patriot League action. They will host Holy Cross, Army, and Lehigh (two games) in Patriot League showdowns. The league has changed the playoff system for 2008 in which four teams will make the postseason. The top seed will host a best of three series against the fourth seed and the second seed will host the third seed in the best of three series. The two winners will match up in the next weekend with the winning deciding the Patriot League championship. The press release is available here and the full schedule is available here.