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Southland Announces Preseason All-Conference Baseball Teams

eams feature four 2008 award winners, including UTSA’s Michael Rockett, the conference player of the year.- Courtesy: Southland.org
UTSA’s Michael Rockett (Courtesy of Southland.org)

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FRISCO, Texas – UTSA senior Michael Rockett, the 2008 Southland Conference Baseball Player of the Year, highlights a talented list of players on the 2009 preseason all-conference teams, the league office announced Wednesday in conjunction with the release of the preseason polls.

A native of Sugar Land, Texas, Rockett led a powerful UTSA lineup to its second consecutive regular-season title in 2008. A 2008 second-team All-American, Rockett was the first conference player of the year at UTSA since 2002. A constant threat at the plate, Rockett pounded out a .360 batting average, which ranked ninth in the conference. He also finished third in the league in hits (89) and runs batted in (68).
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UTSA Picked to Win Southland Conference Baseball Title

UTSA unanimous pick to defend Southland Conference Championship
UTSA unanimous pick to defend Southland Conference Championship

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FRISCO, Texas – UTSA has been favored to win its third consecutive Southland Conference regular-season baseball championship by a vote of the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, the conference announced Wednesday.

The Roadrunners received five first-place votes and 110 points in the coaches’ poll and five first-place votes and 111 points in the SID poll. UTSA, which finished with the best conference record in both the 2007 and 2008 seasons, finished with a 39-19 overall record, tying the school record for wins. The Roadrunners welcome back 22 letterwinners, 10 pitchers and six position starters from a team that was 22-8 in league play to finish atop the West Division.

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More 2009 Schedules Released

We have come across nine schedules for Wednesday from across the Internet. The full list is available after the jump. Continue reading

University of Central Arkansas: Baseball Stadium Renderings

Rendering of the new stadium-UCA
Rendering of the new stadium-UCA

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Though the completed baseball stadium is still months away, UCA fans can now take a glimpse into the future with the latest architectural renderings of the project, which were just released by the firm of Wittenberg, Delony & Davidson, Inc.

“You can see we’re getting top-notch quality,” said UCA athletic director Brad Teague. “These renderings give us a great look at what the completed facility will look like. You can see from these images that it is going to be an impressive, Division I-quality stadium that will compare favorably around our league.”

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Paul Goldschmidt voted Southland Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year

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Texas State sophomore Paul Goldschmidt was voted the SLC Baseball Student-Athlete of the Year.

The 2008 Capital One/Southland Conference All-Academic Baseball Teams were released today by the league office as Texas State sophomore first baseman Paul Goldschmidt was voted Student-Athlete of the year.

A native of The Woodlands, Texas, Goldschmidt’s accomplishments off the field are as stellar as his achievements in the classroom. While maintaining a 3.82 grade point average in finance, Goldschmidt led the league in home runs (17), garnering the 2008 SLC Hitter of the Year award, falling one round tripper shy of tying Texas State’s single-season record. Continue reading

Southland Conference Recap 05/17

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McNeese State 1 at Lamar 2

Lamar did exactly what it needed to do on Saturday in preparation for the upcoming Southland Conference Tournament. Head coach Jim Gilligan used six pitchers and got enough out of them while producing enough offense for a 2-1 win over McNeese State for a series sweep and a three-game winning streak heading into Wednesday’s tourney-opener. MORE

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Northwestern State 2 at Central Arkansas 7

For the second consecutive game, University of Central Arkansas’ starting pitcher struck out 11 and pitched into the ninth inning as the Bears beat Northwestern State 7-2 in Southland Conference action at UCA Field. MORE

Northwestern State Recap


Southeastern Louisiana 3 at Nicholls State 4
Southeastern Louisiana 4 at Nicholls State 1

Nicholls State took game one of an impromptu double header, but the Southeastern Louisiana University baseball team (29-25, 15-15 Southland Conference) rallied to take game two, ensuring a series win over the Colonels and the number seven seed in the 2008 Southland Conference Tournament on Saturday night. MORE

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Stephen F. Austin 5 at Sam Houston State 8

Bearkats will be No. 4 Seed in Southland Tournament starting Wednesday at Don Sanders Stadium   MORE

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Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 5 at Texas-Arlington 7

Four days from the opening round of the 2008 Southland Conference Tournament, the Mavericks built some momentum Saturday on Senior Day by downing the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders, 7-5, in an SLC game at Clay Gould Ballpark. The victory earns UTA (26-29, 16-14) the No. 6 seed in the postseason tournament, completes the series sweep against the Islanders (23-31, 14-15-1) and officially puts a disappointing 2007 in the rearview mirror. MORE

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Texas-San Antonio 8 at Texas State 10

In a memorable senior day at Bobcat Field, Josh Walter closed out a cat-and-mouse rubber match with three ninth-inning strikeouts to hold off the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners for a 10-8 regular season finale vic… Read Full Release [+]

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Southland Conference Recap 05/16

McNeese State 10 at Lamar 11

When his career is over Jim Gilligan is sure to have many more wins but the way Lamar delivered its head coach his 1100th career victory is one that will stick in his memory bank for a long while. MORE

McNeese State Recap


Northwestern State 2 at Central Arkansas 6

The University of Central Arkansas Bears rode the pitching of right-hander Bobby Pritchett to a 6-2 victory over the Northwestern State Demons on Friday night at UCA Field. MORE

Northwestern State Recap

Stephen F. Austin 8 at Sam Houston State 6

SFA tied a season high with 17 hits and led wire-to-wire on Saturday, picking up an 8-6 win over Sam Houston in the second game of the “Battle of the Piney Woods” series at Don Sanders Stadium. MORE

Sam Houston State Recap


Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 4 at Texas-Arlington 6

ARLINGTON, Texas – – UT Arlington’s baseball team is hot again, erasing a three-run deficit and capturing its third consecutive victory, 6-4, on Friday night in a Southland Conference game at Clay Gould Ballpark against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. MORE

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Texas-San Antonio 3 at Texas State 0

Senior right-handed starter gives up just four singles in seven innings of work for SLC-leading ninth win of year and sophomore closer strikes out three and notches league-best 13th save. (more)

2008 Academic All-Big 12 Baseball Team Announced

IRVING, Texas — The Big 12 Conference has named 62 student-athletes to the 2008 Academic All-Big 12 Baseball Team, the league office announced.

Nebraska led the conference with nine selections — seven on the first team and two on the second.

Individually, Brett Scott ( Kansas State ) received special recognition for posting a 4.00 grade point average.

Nominated by each institution’s director of student-athlete support services and the media relations offices, the baseball academic all-league team consisted of 46 first team members combined with 16 on the second team. First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, and the second team are those who have a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

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Southland Conference Recap 05/10

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Central Arkansas 9 at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 8

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas- The University of Central Arkansas baseball team hit three home runs and pounded out 17 hits en route to a 9-8 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Chapman Field on Saturday afternoon. MORE

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Lamar 5 at Northwestern State 9

Jordan Nipp’s go-ahead single in the seventh inning, followed by a bases-loaded clearing double from Anthony Jones sparked a 6-run inning for Northwestern State as the Demons clinched a spot in the Southland Conference baseball tournament with Saturday’s 9-5 win over Lamar. MORE

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Southland Conference Recap 5/4

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 T.J. Menerey singled to center field in the seventh, scoring Kevin Persick and Anthony Wray as part of a five-run inning.

McNeese State 1 at Central Arkansas 18

Central Arkansas Recap

McNeese State Recap


Nicholls State 6 at Texas-Arlington 5

Nicholls State Recap

UT- Arlington Recap

Northwestern State 5 at Sam Houston State 7

Sam Houston State Recap

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Southeastern Louisiana 4 at Lamar 5

Lamar Recap

Southeastern Louisiana Recap

Texas State 2 at Stephen F. Austin 3

SFA Recap

Texas State Recap

Texas-San Antonio 11 at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 2

UT- San Antonio Recap

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