FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
CHARLESTON, S.C. – CSU baseball player Will Bedenbaugh was killed in a single-car accident late Saturday night near his home in Prosperity, S.C., when his car ran off the road.
“Charleston Southern University and especially our CSU Baseball family are very saddened by the loss of Will Bedenbaugh,” said Buccaneer Head Coach Stuart Lake. “Will was a very special person to his teammates and coaches. He was a part of our very first recruiting class here that has done many great things on the field, in the classroom and community. We will honor Will throughout this 2011 season and in the future. He will forever be a part of CSU Baseball.”
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
CHARLESTON, S.C. – The Charleston Southern baseball program and Head Coach Stuart Lake have announced 11 new additions to the team for the 2011 season. Included in the class are six players from the Palmetto State, two from North Carolina, and one each from Georgia, Virginia and California.
“Our assistant coaches, Charles Assey, Sid Fallaw and Jamie Rabon, along with our student assistant J.J. Reilly, all played tremendous roles in the recruiting efforts of these newcomers,” said Lake. “They have continued working hard and are already looking to our next group of recruits.”
Here is your SEC Recap for May 12th.
#6 Florida 7 Florida Atlantic 3
Powered by three home runs and outstanding relief pitching, No. 4 Florida (34-12) dealt Sun Belt Conference leader Florida Atlantic (31-19) a 7-3 setback on Wednesday night at McKethan Stadium. Austin Maddox (Jacksonville, Fla.) tied the Gators’ single-season record homers by a freshman with his 16th to even the game in the third, senior Matt den Dekker (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) put the hosts in front with a two-run shot in the fifth and freshman Nolan Fontana (Winter Garden, Fla.) provided insurance with a two-run blast in the seventh.
Senior Jeff Barfield (Perry, Ga.) (3-0) tossed four scoreless frames to collect the win and the trio of sophomore Tommy Toledo (Tampa, Fla.), sophomore Greg Larson (Longwood, Fla.) and junior Kevin Chapman (Coral Springs, Fla.) each threw one scoreless inning as Florida improved to 24-3 at home this season.
Here is your ACC Recap for April 21st.
#3 Georgia Tech 18 Georgia Southern 4
ATLANTA - Thomas Nichols had five hits, including two doubles and two home runs, to lead the third-ranked Georgia Tech baseball team (33-5) to an 18-4 victory over Georgia Southern (21-17) in midweek action Wednesday at Russ Chandler Stadium.
The five hits were a career-high for Nichols, who also added a career high five RBI in his 5-for-5 performance. Four of his hits went for extra bases, as he grabbed two doubles in addition to his sixth and seventh home runs of the season.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (www.BigSouthSports.com) – High Point’s Matt Gantner has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels baseball Player of the Week, while Tyler Thornburg from Charleston Southern was tabbed The CRONS Brand Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for games played March 22-28, it was announced today by the League office.
Here is your SEC Recap for March 14th.
Kansas 8 #1 LSU 4
BATON ROUGE, La. – Senior Robby Price went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI, while junior relief pitcher Brett Bochy earned his second save of the weekend as Kansas earned a series victory over top-ranked LSU with an 8-4 win Sunday in the rubber game of the three game series Sunday.
The Jayhawks improve to 11-4, winning for the sixth time in their last seven games, while the defending national champion Tigers fall to 13-2 overall.
Here is your SEC Recap for March 13th.
#1 LSU 4 Kansas 2
BATON ROUGE – LSU first baseman Blake Dean went 3-for-3, including a game-winning two-run home run in the seventh inning to power the top-ranked Tigers past the Kansas Jayhawks, 4-2, in Saturday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium.
With the win, the Tigers (13-1) even up the series at one game apiece and will face Kansas (10-4) in the rubber-match Sunday at 1 p.m. in Alex Box Stadium.
Here is your SEC Recap for March 12th.
Kansas 11 #1 LSU 9
BATON ROUGE, La. – Senior Robby Price and junior Casey Lytle each had three hits and two doubles, while Brett Bochy pitched 2 1/3 innings of hitless relief as the Kansas Jayhawks knocked off previously unbeaten, and top-ranked Louisiana State, 11-9 Friday night in front of a packed house at Alex Box Stadium.
The Jayhawks improve to 10-3 overall, while LSU falls to 12-1 this season. The win was KU’s fourth-straight over the Tigers dating back to 2003, and the team’s fourth consecutive win over a No. 1-ranked team.
Here is your ACC Recap for February 28th.
#2 Florida State 14 Hofstra 4
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 2 Florida State (6-0) registered its second series sweep in as many weeks with a 14-4 victory over Hofstra (0-6) in game three Sunday afternoon on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. The win kept the Seminoles undefeated all-time against the Pride as the Garnet and Gold have now won all 10 games in the series.
Freshman Justin Gonzalez paced the Seminole offense in the series finale going 3-for-4 with a double, four runs scored and four RBI. As a team, Florida State tied a season-high with 14 runs while pounding out a season-high 17 hits. Stephen Cardullo and Rafael Lopez also contributed with three hits a piece in the win.
Here is your ACC Recap for February 27th.
Game 1: #2 Florida State 13 Hofstra 0
Game 2: #2 Florida State 13 Hofstra 1
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – No. 2 Florida State (5-0) completed the sweep of Saturday’s doubleheader blanking Hofstra (0-5) 13-0 in game two Saturday afternoon on Mike Martin Field inside Dick Howser Stadium. The Seminoles scored 13 runs for the second straight game and have now reached double-digit runs and hits in all five games this year.
Three Seminole pitchers combined for the two-hit shutout as the Garnet and Gold kept an opponent off the scoreboard for the first time since blanking NC State 1-0 back on May 16, 2008.