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
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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
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Three home tournaments, games against seven 2010 NCAA participants including College World Series Champion South Carolina and 30 Southern Conference contests highlight the College of Charleston’s 2011 schedule.
“I’m excited about our 2011 schedule,” said Head Coach Monte Lee, in his third year with the Cougars. “We have 36 home games this year which is great, and some very good clubs coming to play here. We have Kentucky and Auburn coming from the SEC early in the year, along with a top 25 program in Connecticut, and 2009 College World Series participant Southern Mississippi.” Continue reading
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Coastal Carolina’s baseball team (55-8) won a thrilling 11-10 winner-take-all 10-inning match-up over College of Charleston (44-19) on Monday afternoon, June 7, at BB&T Coastal Field to advance into the Super Regionals for the second time in the last three seasons. CCU will take on South Carolina with game times and dates still to be determined tonight at 11 p.m.
Junior Cody Wheeler (12-0), who started and threw a complete game shutout on Friday afternoon, came out of the bullpen to throw three innings with four strikeouts to earn the win for Coastal. The loss went to College of Charleston’s Heath Hembree (5-3), who allowed only a run on a wild pitch in 2.2 innings worked.
Coastal Carolina 25 Stony Brook 7
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Top-seeded Coastal Carolina (53-9) had a stretch of scoring in the final seven innings of the game, including 10 in the third inning, to seize momentum from No. 4 Stony Brook (30-27) in a 25-7 elimination-game victory on Sunday, June 6, in the NCAA Myrtle Beach Regional at BB&T Coastal Field. The win advances Coastal to tonight’s 7 p.m. championship round game against College of Charleston.
Redshirt-freshman Jackson Geary (1-0) earned his first career win with four innings in relief of freshman starter Josh Conway. Geary allowed four runs (one earned) in his four innings of work with three hits and a walk. Conway went the first four innings with two hits and two runs allowed. Stony Brook’s Adam Brown (5-6) took the loss for the Seawolves, allowing eight earned runs in 3.2 innings pitched.
College of Charleston 16 Coastal Carolina 6
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — College of Charleston (44-17) put up an impressive offensive effort in defeating Coastal Carolina (52-8) by a 16-6 margin in the first winner’s bracket game of the Myrtle Beach Regional on Saturday, June 5 at BB&T Coastal Field. The Cougars will advance now to take on the winner of Sunday’s 1 p.m. elimination game between Coastal and Stony Brook at 7 p.m.
The Chanticleers took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first as Scott Woodward doubled to left field and advanced to third on a single. Woodward scored on a sacrifice fly from Tommy La Stella.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers will be hosting an NCAA Regional this weekend at BB&T Coastal Field in Myrtle Beach SC. The other three teams in the regional are the number 2 seeded College of Charleston, number 3 seeded NC State, and Stony Brook rounds out the field as the fourth seed.
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DELAND, Fla. – Fifth-ranked Florida State (37-12) wrapped up its non-conference regular season schedule with a 6-2 victory over Stetson (25-25) Wednesday evening on Melching Field at Conrad Park. With the win, the Seminoles defeated the Hatters for the 12th time in a row, while extending their win streak to five on Stetson’s home turf.
Hunter Scantling worked 6.0 plus innings to improve to 3-2 on the year. The sophomore right hander allowed two runs on seven hits as he walked two and struck out three. Scantling survived three line drives back toward the mound on Wednesday night in leading the Seminoles to the season sweep over the Hatters.
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METAIRIE, La. – Pinch hitter Wet Delatte lined a walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift No. 3 LSU to a 6-5 victory over Southern Mississippi Wednesday night in the annual Wally Pontiff Jr. Classic in front of 9,370 fans Wednesday night at Zephyr Field.
After Southern Miss second baseman Taylor Walker launched a solo homer in the in the top of the twelfth, the Tigers (25-4) responded in the bottom of the frame when pinch hitter Mason Katz doubled off the wall in left field and Leon Landry ripped a triple into right that scored Katz and knotted the game at 5-5.
#1 LSU 9 Brown 2
BATON ROUGE – Freshman left-hander Jordan Rittiner allowed only one earned run in six innings, and centerfielder Leon Landry went 3-for-4 with two triples, as No.1 LSU topped Brown, 9-2, Sunday afternoon in Alex Box Stadium.
The Tigers (11-0) will host UL-Monroe in a mid-week contest beginning Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Alex Box Stadium. LSU will then travel to Shreveport to take on Northwestern State Wednesday at 6 p.m. before returning home to play host to Kansas in a three-game series beginning Friday at 7 p.m.