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College of Charleston’s Daniel Aldrich wins 2011 College HR Derby

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OMAHA, Neb. [July 2, 2011] – College of Charleston’s Daniel Aldrich beat Georgia Southern’s Victor Roache in front of 20,578 people at the 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby tonight at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. CBS will televise the event nationwide at 2 p.m. ET Sunday. Continue reading College of Charleston’s Daniel Aldrich wins 2011 College HR Derby

Roache, Aldrich Headline 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby

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OMAHA, Neb., June 29, 2011 – The nation’s #1-ranked home run hitter for the 2011 college baseball season, Georgia Southern University’s Victor Roache, will compete, along with seven other talented sluggers, for the 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby crown. Continue reading Roache, Aldrich Headline 2011 TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby

NCBWA Names 2011 National Freshmen Players of the Year

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LYNCHBURG, VA. (NCBWA) – College of Charleston outfielder Daniel Aldrich and Texas right-handed pitcher Corey Knebel have been named the 2011 National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman Hitter and Pitcher of the Year recipients, as announced by the organization today.

Aldrich hit .347 and led all Division I freshmen in home runs (22), RBI (73), slugging percentage (.739) and total bases (164). The outfielder was selected the 2011 Southern Conference Freshman of the Year and named to All-SoCon first team. He had 25 multi-hit games on the season and posted a team-best 17-game hitting streak in February and March. Continue reading NCBWA Names 2011 National Freshmen Players of the Year

USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

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DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced Tuesday the names of the 30 semifinalists for the 2011 USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award (GSA). This marks the 34th consecutive year that the award has been presented to the nation’s top amateur baseball player. Continue reading USA Baseball Announces 30 Semifinalists for 2011 Golden Spikes Award

College of Charleston and Southern Conference Suspend Matt Heath

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference supports the College of Charleston’s decision to suspend assistant baseball coach Matt Heath for an additional two games beyond his league-mandated one-game suspension following his ejection from Tuesday night’s game. The league expects to take no further action on the matter.

Video of the incident is below.  Continue reading College of Charleston and Southern Conference Suspend Matt Heath

Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd

Here are my Quick Hits for March 2nd. There was one major story in which the College Baseball Hall of Fame ended up having to check in on while there is still a couple of programs throughout the nation scuffling along.  Continue reading Foley’s Quick Hits for March 2nd

2011 Southern Conference Preseason Poll

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference baseball coaches and media have each selected College of Charleston as the preseason favorite to win the league championship in 2011.

The Cougars received all 10 possible first-place votes and 100 points in the coaches’ balloting, as coaches were not permitted to vote for their own teams. CofC also grabbed 19 of 22 first-place votes and 239 points in the media poll. Coach Monte Lee’s team returns six of nine starters in the field as well as a pair of weekend starting pitchers from the 2010 team that was 44-19 overall and finished second in the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional. Continue reading 2011 Southern Conference Preseason Poll

2011 NCBWA Division I Preseason Poll

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DALLAS – TCU is No. 1 nationally for the first time in school history in the 2011 National Collegiate Baseball Writers poll.

Coach Jim Schlossnagle’s squad finished 54-14 a year and third in the university’s inaugural trip to the NCAA World Series after downing preseason No. 1 Texas in the 2010 NCAA Austin Super Regional. The 2010
NCBWA Coach of the Year welcome ’10 NCBWA Freshman of the Year and team ace (16-0 to lead the nation in wins) Matt Purke among a stellar cast of returnees. The Horned Frogs also gained a No. 1 rating in the pre-2011 Collegiate Baseball poll. Continue reading 2011 NCBWA Division I Preseason Poll

2011 CBD Season Preview: Southern Conference

By: Aaron Kirby

The 2010 season was a historic season for the Southern Conference.   After getting 2 teams in Regionals in 5 of 6 previous years, along with the SOCON tourney champion and regular season champion(The Citadel) 2 teams, College of Charleston and Elon earned an at-large bid putting 3 SOCON teams in NCAA postseason for the first time in history of the league. In 2010 the SOCON finished the season with 7 teams with RPI in the top 75. Continue reading 2011 CBD Season Preview: Southern Conference

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Releases 2011 Preseason Poll

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Texas Christian University is ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s NCAA Division I pre-season baseball poll.

The Horned Frogs finished third at the College World Series last season and return a deep and experienced ball club for 2011. Seven position player starters are back along with three Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American starting pitchers in LHP Matt Purke (16-0, 3.02 ERA, 142 K, 34 BB), RHP Kyle Winkler (12-3, 3.39 ERA, 92 K, 36 BB), and RHP Steven Maxwell (11-2, 2.70 ERA, 93 K, 34 BB). Continue reading Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Releases 2011 Preseason Poll