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NEW YORK – As Major League Baseball’s playoff season is just beginning, Columbia’s own fall season is winding down and the Lions are looking ahead to the spring, when they will begin the 2010 season on March 5 in Las Vegas against UNLV.
The Cal Golden Bears have unveiled their 2010 schedule. The season will begin with a four games in Berkeley against Southern Utah (Feb. 19-21) and UC Davis (Feb. 23) before the Golden Bears take part in the Cal State Bakersfield Tournament (Feb. 26-28). Also highlighting the non-conference schedule for the Bears is a four game weekend series at Rice (March 11-14) and a three game set at Cal Poly (March 19-21) as well as a home series against the Arkansas Razorbacks (March 5-7).
Corey Collins (Courtesy of Mississippi State Media Relations)
I have slacked over the past month in putting up some press releases for the incoming players for the 2010 season. We have found releases on Auburn, Mississippi State, Pacific, and Columbia who have all announced additions to their 2010 squads. As always, if you see news or notes that I might have missed feel free to shoot me an email by clicking here. Continue reading
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PRINCETON, N.J. — It has been since the late 1980s that Dartmouth hoisted a championship in Baseball. In 1987, the Big Green, led by star pitcher Mike Remlinger, brought the old EIBL championship to the friendly confines of Hanover, N.H. Since then, six other Ivy League teams have won the title as the Big Green waited for another shot at glory. That all changed in 2009 as Bob Whalen’s squad emerged to take the Ivy League Baseball Championship in the rubber match of a three-game series with Bill Walkenbach’s Cornell squad, all the while ending the 22-year drought. Continue reading
CO-PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Cornell’s Nate David (Atlanta, Ga.) hit .533 on the week to lead the Big Red to a 3-3 mark and a share of the Gehrig Division crown. The centerfielder posted at least one hit in five of the six games, including a 3-for-3 performance in game two of the doubleheader against Princeton on Friday. He then went 2-for-3 in game one on Sunday for his second multi-hit game of the week. He opened up the week with a grand slam in his only at-bat at Siena on Tuesday, then went 1-for-3 in the nightcap against the Saints. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for the final weekend of action. Dartmouth won the Red Rolfe Division for the second straight year while Princeton and Cornell tied for the Gehrig Division title. Princeton and Cornell will play a playoff game on Wednesday at Cornell to decide which team advances to the Ivy League Championship next weekend which will be hosted by Dartmouth at newly renovated Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 25th.
Game 1: Dartmouth 14 Harvard 2 (7 innings)
Game 2: Harvard 6 Dartmouth 4 (10 innings)
HANOVER, N.H. -A nine-run second inning allowed Dartmouth to cruise to a 14-2 victory in the first game of a doubleheader before falling to Harvard in game two in 10 innings, 6-4, in front of 1,237 fans at Red Rolfe Field at Biondi Park on Senior Day. Coupled with Brown’s doubleheader split at Yale this afternoon, the Big Green (21-12, 15-3 Ivy) have clinched at least a share of the Rolfe Division crown as they own a two-game lead on the Bears with two to play. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 19th.
Game 1: Cornell 3 Columbia 2 (8 innings)
Game 2: Cornell 9 Columbia 7
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Cornell baseball team closed out its four-game set against Columbia with a sweep over the Lions on Sunday afternoon in New York City. Cornell needed extra innings in the opener to collect the 3-2 win before rallying for a 9-7 win in game two. Continue reading
Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 18th
Game 1: Cornell 8 Columbia 4 (7 innings)
Game 2: Columbia 4 Cornell 2
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The Cornell baseball team picked up a split of its doubleheader at Columbia on Saturday afternoon, winning the opener, 8-4, before dropping the nightcap, 4-2, at Robertson Field in New York City. Both Cornell and Columbia are now a game out of first place in the Gehrig Division after Princeton picked up a sweep over Penn on Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia. Continue reading
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PLAYER AND ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Freshman Joe Sclafani (Palm City, Fla.) continued his torrid hitting this week, hitting .522 with four multi-hit games, two doubles, three triples, seven runs and eight RBIs in Dartmouth’s five games. The reigning Rookie of the Week began the week with a four-hit game, tying the school record with two triples in the game, and driving in four runs. The shortstop’s four hits and nine total bases in the contest are the most for a BIg Green player this season. Continue reading