Six teams will compete at four regional sites; seven teams will compete at one regional site; eight teams will compete at three regional sites. All regionals will use a double-elimination format. Thirty-eight conference champions qualified automatically. Continue reading
Current St. Cloud State shortstop Kent Koch has a huge week ahead of him. He will start up practice today for the upcoming 2011 season and will be sworn in as mayor of his hometown Loretto tomorrow. Kock won the mayoral race for a two year term back in November when he ran unopposed. Last season, Koch played in 43 games (29 starts) while hitting .333 with two homers and 19 RBI. Continue reading
Justine Siegal has made breaking down barriers for women in sports her life’s mission. So first stepping onto the baseball diamond as an assistant coach with Springfield (MA) College men’s baseball three years ago was just another step towards her life’s passion.
Her student-athletes, on the other hand, needed a bit of time to adjust. Continue reading
Updated at 8:13pm with Minnesota’s press release information:
The Metrodome has cancelled its scheduled college baseball games in the months of February and March due to repairs needed on the stadium’s roof. The roof infamously collapsed on December 12th after a heavy snowstorm. Continue reading
Collegiate Baseball Newspaper has released their 2011 Preseason Division 3 Poll. This year Heidelberg (OH) takes the top spot in the poll after going 42-8 last season where they appeared in the Division 3 College World Series. Coming in at number 2 is SUNY-Cortland who went 40-10-1 last season as they played in the Division 3 title game in 2010. The Top 5 is rounded out by Wisconsin-Stevens Point at number 3, Kean, NJ at number 4, and defending national champion Illinois Wesleyan checking in at number 5. You can check out the rest of the poll below. Continue reading
As nearly everybody saw last weekend, the Metrodome roof collapsed from the weight of snow which caused the NFL’s Minnesota Vikings to move their last two home games to other sites. The Metrodome is the home to over 100 college baseball games during the early part of the season with some days featuring 24 straight hours of baseball.
According to multiple sources, former Bates College head baseball coach Edwin Thompson will be named an Assistant Coach at Duke. In two years at Bates, Thompson compiled a 37-33 record. The Bobcats finished 12-22 in 2009, then set a school record for victories by going 25-11 (6-6 in conference) last spring.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
LYNN – After 42 regular season games and an additional nine playoff contests, the North Shore Navigators battled their way to a second place finish in the division, defeated the defending champion Newport Gulls in the playoffs, and in the end won their first ever NECBL championship after they prevailed in an unforgettable 5-4 win in the NECBL finals last night at Fraser Field.
The Westerners pounded out 16 hits with Michael Williams (Kentucky), Jim Brennan (St. John’s) and Brian Kownacki (Fordham) each collecting three hits.
Here is your NECBL Playoff Recap for August 5th. The Newport Gulls defeated the North Shore Navigators 5-4 while the North Adams SteepleCats defeated the Danbury Westerners 4-2. Continue reading