We continue our countdown to the start of the 2017 season today with a brief rundown of the Big East Conference. Last season, Xavier got hot at the end of the year sweeping through the Big East Tournament before surprising Vanderbilt in the first game of the Nashville Regional which ended up putting the Musketeers […]
NEW YORK – Xavier and St. John’s split the coaches’ vote to be the league’s preseason favorite for the 2017 season. The Musketeers were last year’s BIG EAST regular season and tournament champions and represented the league in the NCAA tournament in 2016. St. John’s repeats as the preseason pick by the coaches for the […]
Dave Schrage, who has led six baseball programs to success, has been hired as Butler’s head coach. Butler Vice President/Director of Athletics Barry Collier made the announcement Tuesday (July 5). Schrage (pronounced “Shragg”) comes to Butler with 28 seasons of collegiate head coaching experience, having spent the last five seasons at South Dakota State.
INDIANAPOLIS — Visits from BIG EAST foes Georgetown, Xavier and Seton Hall as well as four games against teams from the Big Ten Conference highlight the 2016 Butler baseball schedule. Head Coach Steve Farley unveiled the 2016 slate on Wednesday, Nov. 18. “To better prepare us for the rugged 18-game BIG EAST conference schedule, we […]
INDIANAPOLIS — The Butler baseball team’s 2015 schedule has been unveiled by Head Coach Steve Farley after posting an overall record of 20-30 in the 2014 season, while going 7-11 in BIG EAST play. The Bulldogs will return junior infielder Chris Maranto and his .309 batting average with hopes of qualifying for the 2015 BIG […]
NEW YORK – For the second-straight season, the voting for preseason favorite is split by just one vote, this time in favor of St. John’s, who was the BIG EAST baseball coaches’ decision for No. 1 with 32 total points, three first-place votes. Creighton, last year’s regular-season champion was picked second with 31 points with […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE NEW YORK, N.Y. – Creighton, one of three conference newcomers this season, is the narrow favorite in BIG EAST baseball in 2014, according to the coaches poll announced on Thursday. The Bluejays claimed a poll-topping 32 points with two first-place votes, edging out Seton Hall and St. John’s for No. 1. […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE INDIANAPOLIS – The Butler baseball program will join the BIG EAST conference for the 2014 season after posting a 25-27 record one year ago in the Atlantic 10. The Bulldogs return A-10 All-Rookie Team selection Mike Kseniak to the lineup in hopes of making the BIG EAST Conference Tournament which will […]
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE INDIANAPOLIS – A new conference schedule and two games at 2012 College World Series Champ Arizona highlight the 2013 Butler baseball schedule. The Bulldogs are scheduled to have 20 home dates, welcoming teams such as Saint Louis, Indiana, Fordham, Rhode Island and Xavier to Bulldog Park.