The Ivy League season is shaping up to be an interesting race as talented players have graduated and incoming classes improve.
Columbia remains the favorite in the Ancient Eight and Lou Gehrig Division following its dominance last season, but the Lions will need to overcome the loss of Pitcher of the Year David Speer. Penn, Columbia’s closest challenger, loses a couple from its high-powered offense and might not have the firepower to finish atop the division. Continue reading 2015 Season Preview: Ivy League
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NEW YORK – Columbia head baseball coach Brett Boretti has announced the Lions 2015 spring schedule. The two-time reigning Ivy League Champions will open up the season in Texas for a three-game series with the University of Houston from February 27-March 1.
“We have put together another exciting schedule to challenge us each and every time we take the field,” Boretti said. “We have a very strong non-conference schedule, starting off at 2014 Super Regional participant Houston and followed by perennial power University of Central Florida before we make our way thru the Carolina’s playing 10 games in 9 days on our spring break trip.” Continue reading Columbia releases 2015 Schedule
Bethune-Cookman 6 Columbia 5
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – The Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (27-32) held off a late charge by the Columbia Lions (29-20) in the 2014 NCAA Regional elimination game on Saturday afternoon at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field, holding on for the 6-5 win and earning the first postseason victory for the program in 12 seasons. Continue reading 2014 Coral Gables Regional: Day 2 Recap
Texas Tech 3 Columbia 2
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – No. 23 Texas Tech defeated Columbia 3-2 in the first round of the NCAA Coral Gables Regional Tournament on Friday afternoon as sophomore first baseman Eric Gutierrez hit a walk-off RBI double in the bottom of the ninth inning at Alex Rodriguez Park – Mark Light Field. Continue reading 2014 Coral Gables Regional: Day 1 Recap
The Miami Hurricanes are hosting their 25th NCAA Regional this weekend where they will be joined by number two seed Texas Tech, number three seed Columbia, and the fourth seed Bethune Cookman. Continue reading 2014 NCAA Regional Preview: Coral Gables
After an exciting finish in last year’s Ivy League Baseball Championship it is fair to say that coach Whalen and the Big Green will be looking for some redemption come the 2014 season.
After Columbia swept Dartmouth in the Championship it was no surprise that the Lions had lived up to their pre-season rankings. This victory clinched their 11th Ivy League title in program history, and second in the last six years which has head coach Brett Boretti and the rest of the program excited for the upcoming 2014 season. With the competitive nature of the Ivy League continuously growing, 2014 promises to showcase great talent on the diamond. Continue reading 2014 CBD Season Preview: Ivy League
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NEW YORK – Head baseball coach Brett Boretti has announced the 2014 schedule, featuring early season trips to Florida, Georgia and Texas to prepare the Lions for their Ivy League title defense.
“We feel we have once again put together a very challenging schedule that will test us throughout the season,” commented Boretti. “The early trips should give us a chance to learn a lot about our team.” Continue reading Columbia releases 2014 Schedule
Mary Breen contributed to this article. Photos by David Cohen.
Cal State Fullerton 6, Arizona State 1
Thomas Eshelman followed suit and dominated on the mound for Cal State Fullerton as the Titans (51-8) punched their ticket to the Super Regionals with a 6-1 victory over Arizona State Sunday evening at Goodwin Field.
Eshelman just did what Grahamm Wiest and Justin Garza did ahead of him on Friday and Saturday, securing a three-game sweep of the Fullerton (CA) Regional. The Titans advance to the Sweet 16 of college baseball, the Super Regionals. They will host UCLA next weekend beginning Friday at 4 p.m. with games scheduled Saturday at 7 p.m. and, if necessary, Sunday at 7 p.m. as well. Continue reading 2013 Fullerton NCAA Regional Day 3 Recap
Columbia 6, New Mexico 5
Fourth-seeded Columbia rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to erase a 5-0 deficit and send the game into extra innings where the Lions defeated New Mexico 6-5 on a Nick Crucet RBI single in the 13th inning. Continue reading 2013 Fullerton NCAA Regional Day 2 Recap