The Endicott College, a Division 3 school in Beverly MA, announced that Athletic Director and Head Baseball Coach Larry Hiser has resigned effective January 31st to become the AD at Marietta College in Ohio. Hiser was the first and only baseball coach in the school’s history starting out in 1994. He accumulated a 263-216 record including four Commonwealth Coast Conference titles. In 2005, two of his players have become professional players including one getting drafted in 2005. The full press release from Endicott College is available here. Endicott has not announced yet who will take over the baseball program during the 2008 season.
The NCAA has released both its Division 2 and Division 3 brackets. The CBB will be attending a few games up at the Division 2 regional hosted by the Franklin Pierce Ravens who won the Northeast 10 conference. There will also be a Division 3 regional in Harwich MA in which Wheaton is the number 1 seeded team.
Division 2 Bracket
Division 3 Bracket
Bridgewater State College of Massachusetts squeaked by Newbury College 57-1 on Monday. They set new NCAA records for runs and margin of victory in victory. They also set records with 54 RBIs and 42 hits. Junior left fielder Steve Smith had seven hits, seven runs scored, and drove in ten runs to lead the Bears to victory.
Bridgewater State Recap
The new LSU ace was spotted starting for the Hyannis Mets this past weekend by the staff of the College Baseball Blog. He is a big kid who can throw in the low 90’s with a A- curveball. He is a huge pickup for Paul Mainieri and should be a very important part of the LSU pitching staff this season.
Maine Today’s article can be read here.
Article from the Cape Cod Times about his no-hitter from earlier this summer.