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
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PRINCETON, N.J. — The Princeton Tigers made a return to the top of the Ivy standings for the first time since 2006, and did so largely due to the play of junior catcher/outfielder Sam Mulroy (Bethesda, Md.) and RHP/first baseman Mike Ford (Belle Mead, N.J.), who were voted the 2011 Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year, respectively, in a vote by the League’s eight head coaches. The third major honor of the year went to Penn senior hurler Paul Cusick (Wilmington, Del.), who was named Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading
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ITHACA, N.Y. — Theodore H. (Ted) Thoren, longtime coach of baseball and freshman football at Cornell University, passed away on Tuesday morning in Ithaca at the age of 89 after a lengthy illness. Thoren, who coached the Cornell baseball program from 1962 until his retirement in 1990, was a member of seven halls of fame, including the American Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the Cornell Athletics Hall of Fame and the Ithaca College Sports Hall of Fame. Continue reading
#1 Florida 1 #26 Miami (FL) 0
Senior Bryson Smith (Watkinsville, Ga.) came through with a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning to drive in senior Josh Adams (Jacksonville, Fla.) with the game’s only run as No. 1 Florida (9-1) edged No. 24 Miami (4-6), 1-0, on Saturday afternoon in front of 4,851 fans at McKethan Stadium. Continue reading
#1 Florida 8 #26 Miami 3
Sophomore Brian Johnson (Cocoa Beach, Fla.) threw five scoreless innings and No. 1 Florida (8-1) raced out to an 8-0 lead through four innings on its way to an 8-3 victory over No. 24 Miami (4-5) on Friday night in front of 4,587 fans at McKethan Stadium. It was the opener of the teams’ weekend three-game series. Continue reading
Last season, the Ivy League’s Gehrig Division was won by Columbia with a 14-6 record which was four games ahead of second place Pennsylvania who went 10-10. Cornell came in one game behind the Quakers at 9-11 while Princeton rounded out the division with a 6-14 record. The Red Rolfe Division was won by Dartmouth with a 13-7 record while Harvard and Brown tied for second place with 10-10 records. The Yale Bulldogs checked in last in the division with a 8-12 record. Continue reading
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The Dartmouth Big Green (Rolfe Division) emerged in a three-game series against host Columbia (Gehrig Division) and will travel to the NCAA as the Ivy League representative. However, unlike a year ago when Bob Whalen’s club won its first championship in 22 years, the boys from Hanover won without any household names. It was a classic case that the sum of the Dartmouth team was stronger than its individual parts. If Dartmouth needed offense, timely hitting and intelligent base running emerged to manufacture runs. If they needed to keep the score low, the pitching staff responded. The combination of opportunistic offense and stout defense was effective, as the Big Green finished the regular season 26-17.
Here is your Ivy League Recap for April 4th.
New York, NY – Brown earned its second consecutive Ivy split on Sunday afternoon, taking one of two against Columbia behind a strong start from junior Matt Kimball. Kimball, who set a new single season record for saves in 2009 as the closer for the Bears, gave up just one run in six innings in his first start for Brown in nearly two years.
Game 1: Penn 8 Brown 6
Game 2: Brown 11 Penn 5
Philadelphia, PA – The Brown baseball team kicked off its Ivy League season on Saturday afternoon, earning a road split against Penn, winning the second game 11-5 after dropping a tough 8-6 opener. Sophomore Mike DiBiase had a big day at the plate, going 5-6 with three RBI’s and two walks over the doubleheader.
Justin Milo has made an interesting journey in going from playing hockey and baseball as a high school senior in Minnesota to becoming a minor league player for the Yankees and a forward for the University of Vermont hockey team.