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NCBWA/D3baseball.com poll week 12 – Final Regular Season Poll



MINNEAPOLIS – The D3baseball.com/National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Top 25 media poll was released just before the start of the NCAA Division III tournament and Salisbury University moved up one spot to No. 2. The Sea Gulls (37-6) garnered three first-place votes and 575 total points.
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NCAA Division 3 Tournament set to begin

The first day of action in the Division 3 NCAA Tournament begins today at 10 am (eastern) with three regionals in action. The New England Regional features Worcester Poly Tech facing Suffolk hosted by Eastern Connecticut State. The South Regional will kick off at the same time with Washington and Jefferson playing Christopher Newport in Salisbury MD while the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional begins with New Jersey taking on Penn State-Behrend. The entire New England Regional will be webcasted for free by the host school (CLICK HERE) and some of the other regionals might be have video/audio but all will have live stats. (FULL LIST) The College Baseball Blog will have writer Nate Owen covering the tournament so come back for recaps from each game and commentary from him.  Continue reading

Links from Around the Nation

Here are some of the best links from around the nation.

The first article comes from The News and Observer which looks at how NC State knocked off the former Number 1 team North Carolina. The next article looks at the Hendrix College Baseball team which has had one of the best turnarounds in the country over the last few seasons. The next article comes from The Republican which looks at former Amherst coach Bill Thurston’s plans since his career ended last week. The final article also comes from The Republican which looks at the resurgence of the UMass baseball program over the last few weeks. Continue reading

2009 NCAA Division 3 Tournament Bracket

2008championfrontpageThe NCAA Division III Baseball Committee has announced the 54 teams that will compete in the 2009 NCAA Division III Baseball Championship.

Six teams will compete at five first-round sites; eight teams will compete at three first-round sites. All first rounds will use a double-elimination format. Thirty-five conference champions qualified automatically.

Winners of the eight first-round tournaments will qualify for the double-elimination championship at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wisconsin, May 22-26. Continue reading

2009 American Southwest Conference Championship round Day 1


Texas-Tyler 7, Texas Lutheran 6

CLINTON, Miss – A three-run rally in the top of the ninth inning propelled The University of Texas at Tyler baseball team to a 7-6 win over Texas Lutheran in the opening game of the 2009 American Southwest Conference Baseball Championships at Mississippi College’s Frierson Field on Friday afternoon.
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Links from Around the Country

Here are some of the best links from around the country.

The first article comes from the Charleston Post and Courier which did a feature on Joey Bergman of the College of Charleston. The next article comes from the student paper of Kent State which looks at some of the breakout performances of freshmen with the Flashes baseball team. The Apache Pow Wow (student paper of Tyler Junior College) reports that the baseball team has been kicked out of the conference  at the end of the season. The Chronicle in Lewis County Washington is reporting that Centralia College will forfeit three games this weekend due to an altercation with Pierce College. The final article comes from The Advocate in Western Massachusetts which looks at the Amherst and Williams rivalry. Continue reading

Another CBB reader passes away

lu-professorThis is now the second time during the last couple of months that I have to make a post about one of our readers passing away. Jeff Taylor Sr. who was a constant reader of this site including sending us multiple links and videos over the last year. Taylor was a professor at Liberty University and would try to make every game of his son Jeff Jr. at nearby Lynchburg College. Continue reading

Mike Gardner Steps Down as Concordia University Texas Baseball Coach

Mike Garnder holds the career-wins record at Concordia Texas with 241.
Mike Garnder holds the career-wins record at Concordia Texas with 241.

AUSTIN, Texas — After 10 successful seasons with the Concordia University Texas baseball program, all-time wins leader Mike Gardner will transition from coaching to accept a full-time teaching position with the Kinesiology Department at Concordia. Gardner will begin his new position as an Assistant Professor of Kinesiology on July 1, 2009.
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Links from Around the Nation

Here are some of the best links from around the country.

The first article comes from The Clarion Ledger which looks at Mississippi State freshman LHP Nick Routt. The next article comes from Katie Dowd of The Daily Cal who continues her excellent coverage of Cal Baseball with a feature story on Brett Jackson who was the number 13 in our Top 50 countdown. (LINK). The next article talks about Arkansas Brett Eibner’s great night against Oklahoma as the Razorbacks won a hotly contested 8-7 game over the Sooners. The Times-Herald Record has a good article on the Division 3 Mount St. Mary College baseball team which has a big game today. The Northern Iowa baseball team took the final Corridor Classic against Iowa as the Panthers program is being cut due to financial constraints. The next article talks about Baltimore Ravens QB Joe Flacco’s brother Mike Flacco who plays for the Community College of Baltimore County at Catonsville. Mike is getting feelers from MLB scouts as he is dominating that level. Continue reading