Here is your Tempe Regional Day 1 Recap
Charlotte 3 Arkansas 2
It was an afternoon of firsts as the Charlotte 49ers defeated the Arkansas Razorbacks to open the Tempe, Ariz. Regional, 3-2 at Packard Stadium in the desert. The win was the third in the postseason for the 49ers, sending No. 28 Charlotte (43-14) to the winner’s bracket final tomorrow night at 10 p.m. Eastern against host Arizona State, which scored three in the ninth on a walkoff homer to win 4-3 over New Mexico. Continue reading
Arizona State (39-16, 17-10 Pac-10)
Players to Watch
Johnny Ruetigger (.329 BA, 35 RBI, 21-33 SB)
Deven Marrero (.320 BA, 2 HR, 17 RBI)
Pitchers to Watch
Brady Rodgers (8-4, 2.90 ERA)
Kramer Champlin (8-3, 3.13 ERA) Continue reading
We head into the final weekend of action in nearly every conference either as they come to the end of the regular season or play in their conference tournaments. Here are College Baseball Daily’s Top 10 stories of the upcoming weekend to follow. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a facebook page which can be joined by clicking here. Continue reading
I had a chance to catch up to Charlotte head coach Loren Hibbs on Friday after his 600th career win. We also discussed his thoughts on his current squad and the new bats which went into effect this season. You can check out the full interview below. Continue reading
FROM CBD NEWS SOURCE
OVERLAND PARK, KS (April 20, 2011) – Ten NCAA® baseball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as finalists today for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition. The list of finalists follows this release. Continue reading
Here are some of my thoughts from college baseball action that took place on March 29th.
- Congrats to Will Roberts of Virginia for throwing a perfect game on Tuesday against the George Washington Colonials. Roberts struck out 10 batters getting three flyouts and 14 groundouts. The perfect game was only the 19th in NCAA Division 1 baseball history at any length and the first by a UVA pitcher in school history. It was also the first in Division 1 since 2002. Interesting enough, the second to last sentence of the George Washington press release is the first mention they make about the perfect game being tossed. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 29th.
#2 Virginia 2 George Washington 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Will Roberts (Jr., Richmond, Va.) recorded the eighth nine-inning perfect game in NCAA Division I baseball (since 1957) to lead the top-ranked Virginia baseball team to a 2-0 victory over George Washington Tuesday at Davenport Field. Roberts recorded 27 straight outs and needed just 98 pitches to earn the second perfect game in ACC history. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 22nd.
#3 Virginia 6 Towson 0
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia baseball team posted its sixth shutout in 22 games this season with a 6-0 victory over Towson Tuesday night in the opener of a two-game midweek series at Davenport Field. UVa improved to 20-2 this season with the win, while Towson dropped to 6-13-1. Continue reading
Here is your ACC Recap for March 16th.
#5 Virginia 7 James Madison 3
CHARLOTTESVILLE - The No. 5 Virginia Cavaliers recorded their 11th consecutive win as they downed James Madison 7-3 Wednesday before 2,417 fans at Davenport Field. Virginia improves to 17-1 this season, while the Dukes fall to 13-4. Continue reading