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Fullerton starts Practice at Midnight

Courtesy of Fullerton Media Relations

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Fullerton, Calif. – February 1 marks the first day college baseball teams can practice and in front of more than 200 Cal State Fullerton faithful, the Titan baseball team began their 2009 season with an early-morning practice at Goodwin Field Sunday morning.

The Titans charged the field just after midnight in an attempt to become the first team to practice and the last team to play. THey started with stretching and throwing routines before an hour long 5-station batting practice session. At approximately 1:15 a.m., the first pitch fo the 8 and a half inning scrimmage began. Continue reading

Cal State Fullerton 2009 Baseball Season Preview

Dave Serrano enters his second season as the head coach of the Titans (mattbrownphoto.com)
Dave Serrano enters his second season as the head coach of the Titans (mattbrownphoto.com)

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Fullerotn, Calif. – After a whirlwind cross-county move to take over the tradition-rich Cal State Fullerton program, second-year Head Coach Dave Serrano is looking forward to getting back into the rhythm of a normal baseball season and the usual challenges of returning the Titans to Omaha.

“It seems more comfortable for me and my coaching staff along with the players,” said Serrano. “When I first got here there was a lot of turmoil surrounding the program because of Coach (George) Horton’s leaving for the University of Oregon and my leaving a program that had just gone to Omaha.
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Competition Heats Up Between Southern Cal Coaches

Matadors Head Coach Steve Rousey earned Best Creativity honors for his unique dish created in the inaugural Coaches Cooking Challenge
Matadors Head Coach Steve Rousey earned 'Best Creativity' honors for his unique dish created in the inaugural Coaches Cooking Challenge

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

College Baseball coaches from San Diego to Santa Barbara, including Northridge Head Coach Steve Rousey, convened at the ESPN Zone in Anaheim Saturday morning to show off their skills and creativity.

Their tools of choice however were not a glove, a baseball, or a bat but a skillet, a spatula, and a number of ingredients at their disposal as participants in the inaugural Baseball Cooking Challenge.
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Big West Preseason Poll

Cal State Fullerton was tabbed to win back-to-back conference titles by the Big West head coaches. (photo by Matt Brown)
Cal State Fullerton was tabbed to win back-to-back conference titles by the Big West head coaches. (photo by Matt Brown)

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Receiving 78 points and seven first-place votes, Cal State Fullerton was tabbed as the favorite to win the 2009 Big West Conference crown, according to the Big West Conference preseason poll conducted by the league’s nine head coaches. The Titans have claimed at least a share of seven of the last 10 league titles and a conference-best 14 overall. UC Irvine was selected to finish second with 67 points and UC Santa Barbara was picked third after receiving 65 points and one first-place nod.
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Alumni Game Still A Possibility for Cal State Fullerton Baseball

Cal State Fullerton
Cal State Fullerton

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

NCAA’s preliminary vote approves baseball alumni contests after Feb.1; Proposal awaits ratification

Indianapolis, IN – The NCAA Legislative Council voted today to approve a proposal to allow alumni contests to be played any time after the first permissible practice date of the championship season without penalty. The proposal now awaits the NCAA Board of Directors’ ratification that could happen as soon as this Saturday, and would put Proposal 2008-74 into effect immediately.
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Cal State Fullerton Midnight Practice to Kick Off `09 Baseball Season

Dave Serrano enters his second season as the Titans' skipper. (mattbrownphoto.com)
Dave Serrano enters his second season as the Titans' skipper. (mattbrownphoto.com)

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Fullerton, Calif. – Cal State Fullerton baseball Head Coach Dave Serrano announced today that the Titans will celebrate the official start of the 2009 baseball season with and exciting and unique early-morning practice on Feb. 1 at Goodwin Field.

The event will be free and open to all family, friends and fans that wish to compete with the Titans’ stamina.
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CBB Top 50 Countdown: Number 29 Christian Colon (Cal State Fullerton)

The CBB continues our countdown to the 2009 College Baseball season with our Top 50 players to watch. We will be providing one player each day (Monday-Saturday) until we reach number 1.

We continue our list with Christian Colon of Cal State Fullerton. Colon started every game in ’08 for Dave Serrano and the Titans, and has shown the type of leadership early on that warrants this high position on this list as a sophomore. Continue reading

Cal State-Fullerton Goodwin Field Is Getting a Makeover

Goodwin Field makeover
Goodwin Field makeover

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Fullerton, Calif. – Goodwin Field is getting a facelift over the holiday break.

Renovations to the home of the four-time national champions began on Tuesday, most noticeably in and around the infield. Titan Ring of Honor member, and former player and assistant coach Mike “Toad” Wilson and his crew, are giving the infield a much-needed make-over including a laser-grade and new infield dirt and turf.
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College Baseball Early Signing Period- 11-19-08

Six commit to Virginia Tech baseball in early signing period

The Virginia Tech baseball coaching staff announced on Wednesday the official signing of five players to National Letters of Intent for the 2009-10 school year, as well as the addition of one transfer from an SEC school.

The new signees scheduled to join the Hokies for the 2010 season include outfielder/first baseman Tyler Horan of Boston College High School in Middleboro, Mass., pitcher Joe Mantiply of Tunstall High School in Danville, Va., catcher Chad Morgan of Paul VI Catholic High School in Springfield, Va., pitcher/first baseman Patrick Scoggin of Douglas S. Freeman High School in Richmond, Va., and shortstop/pitcher Brent Zimmerman of Nova High School in Cooper City, Fla. Also joining Tech in 2010 will be shortstop Tim Smalling, a Raleigh, N.C., native who spent the past two seasons starting for the University of Arkansas.
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