I was recently asked by the Capital One Cup to write up a recap on the 2011 College Baseball Season. We were able to discuss how the results were affected the final 2011 standings which the Florida Gators won with 93 points. The top five is rounded out by second placed Virginia (82 pts), third place Auburn (70 pts) and Texas A&M (70 pts), while Stanford (69 pts) finished in fifth place. Continue reading
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McLean, Va. (June 30, 2011) – Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF), an official NCAA® Corporate Champion, today announced that the University of Florida men’s athletics program is the winner of the inaugural Capital One Cup. The school will be formally honored along with the women’s Capital One Cup winner, Stanford University, at the ESPY Awards televised by ESPN on July 13, during which the Capital One Cup trophy will be presented along with a $200,000 donation to fund student-athlete graduate-level scholarships. Launched in the fall of 2010, the Capital One Cup honors NCAA Division I athletics programs for their cumulative on-field performance across multiple men’s and women’s sports. Continue reading
As the record holder of the longest hitting streak in college baseball history (58 games, held for nearly 24 years and counting) and a member of the College Baseball Hall of Fame’s first class, former Oklahoma State Cowboy Robin Ventura has always been heavily involved in college baseball. This season, Ventura is even more heavily entrenched, adding his work as the baseball ambassador for the inaugural Capital One Cup to his plate. The Capital One Cup honors the country’s top men’s and women’s collegiate programs across 13 different sports, honoring the winning schools with $200,000, money earmarked for athletes looking to go on to graduate school.
Ventura took a few minutes on Tuesday to check in with College Baseball Daily and give his thoughts on the season so far: Continue reading
I was asked to write a Season Preview for the Capital One Cup as I put together the top five teams to watch which could win the title. You can check out the article by clicking here.