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KR: Mountain West looking to build on Success

mwc_logo Kendall Rogers of Rivals continues his series of articles on conferences with the Mountain West conference. The teams in the conference are looking to build on the national media attention that came to them last season as Stephen Strasburg was a member of the San Diego State Aztecs. They were not the only team from the conference to get a bid to the NCAA tourney as TCU made the Super Regional in Austin and Utah won the Mountain West conference tournament to get in.

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Mountain West Players of the Week

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
mountain-west-player-of-the-weekCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – BYU junior Steve Parker has been named Mountain West Conference Baseball Player of the Week, while San Diego State junior righthander Stephen Strasburg and UNLV freshman righthander Tanner Peters have been named the Mountain West Conference Co- Pitchers of the Week, respectively. Continue reading

College Baseball Scores for April 6th

Monday is always a slow night of College Baseball and this week was no exception as only three games took place. Dallas Baptist knocked off Oral Roberts 5-4 while Washington State picked up a 12-8 victory over BYU and lastly Gonzaga beat regional rival Washington 7-3. Continue reading

Newspaper Recap for March 3rd

Courtesy of GU Media Relations
Courtesy of GU Media Relations

I will occasionally check in with some great newspaper articles from around the country. The first article today is from The Republican about Amherst College baseball coach Bill Thurston who currently has 795 wins who is entering his 44th and final season in charge of the program. The next article comes from The Hoya which is a student newspaper for Georgetown who recaps the weekend action for the Hoyas. The final article today comes from The Huntsville Item who stops in and talks with BYU pitcher Jeremy Toole who is transitioning from a junior college to Division 1 baseball. Continue reading

CBB Scoreboard for Feb. 24th

There was only one game today involving a ranked squad where the Baylor Bears took on the BYU Cougars. The Baylor Bears won 7-6 with the winning run coming on a passed ball in the bottom of the ninth. The full game recap is posted below courtesy of Baylor Media Relations. You can check out other college baseball scores from today by clicking here and visiting D1Baseball.com. Continue reading

Big 12 Recap for February 20th

Picture provided By Donald J Boyles
Picture provided By Donald J Boyles

I was able to get away from work and make it out to Disch Falk Field by the 2nd inning. It was a great Friday Afternoon to take in a game of baseball. Texas open the game with Sophomore Chance Ruffin and UI-C counter with junior left-hander Chris Kovacevich.

The Longhorns manufactured one run in the bottom of the first inning to take a 1-0 lead. Travis Tucker led off the frame with a single through the right side of the infield. A sacrifice bunt by Brandon Loy and a wild pitch pushed Tucker to third and he scored on a sacrifice fly by Brandon Belt.
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Big 12 Opening Weekend Series Preview

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Big 12

With the Baseball Season finally here-here are the match ups on the teams in the Big 12. Baylor will be hosting Pacific in a 3 game series at the Baylor Ball Park. The Kansas Jayhawks will be taking part in the Service Academies Spring Classic, Millington, TN. Kansas State will be headed to Houston, Texas to take on Houston Cougars in a weekend series. Missouri is headed to the Grand Canyon Classic in Phoenix, Ariz where they will be playing Nevada and Gonzaga. Nebraska will be traveling to Louisiana-Lafayette in a four game set.
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2009 Mountain West Preseason Poll

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
The TCU Horned Frogs have been selected to win their fourth straight regular season Mountain West Conference baseball championship in 2009 in a vote of the seven MWC head coaches and a select media panel. The Horned Frogs received nine first-place votes and 75 points overall, while San Diego State received 56 points and one first-place vote to finish second in the poll. Continue reading