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Ohio Valley Conference Players of the Week

OVC Players of the Week

Jordan Kreke, SS/P • Sr., 6-2, 200 • Bartelso, Ill. • Eastern Illinois
In five games last week, Kreke hit .579 (11-for-19) with seven runs scored, a double, triple, three home runs and 12 RBI as the Panthers compiled a 4-1 record. He was 10-for-15 (.667) with three home runs and 12 RBI in a three-game sweep of Morehead State in the Conference opener for both teams. Continue reading

Big 12 Recap for 03-15-09

KSU Sweeps Butler in four games- Photo Copyright Kansas State Athletics
KSU Sweeps Butler in four games- Photo Copyright Kansas State Athletics

#13 Baylor 7 at #6 Texas A&M 13

Brodie Greene went 4-for-5 and Nick Anders hit two home runs to lead No. 3 Texas A&M to a 13-7 win over No. 5 Baylor Sunday afternoon before 3,880 fans at Olsen Field.

Greene and Anders powered a 15-hit attack by the Aggie offense, which saw five players record at least two hits and two–Kevin Gonzalez and Joe Patterson–each drive in three runs.
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Southland Conference Recap for 2-22-09

Goldschmidt goes 4-for-7 with four RBI in todays action
Goldschmidt goes 4-for-7 with four RBI in today's action

Texas State 3 Arkansas State 2

The Texas State Bobcat baseball team scored a run in the bottom of the sixth, seventh and eighth inning to overcome a 2-0 Arkansas State lead and took a 3-2 victory from the Red Wolves Sunday afternoon at the UT Arlington/Hilton Invitational.
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Southland Conference Recap 02-21-09

Gabriel Garcia-Serrano delivered a 2-RBI double in his first at bat of the 2009 season.
Gabriel Garcia-Serrano delivered a 2-RBI double in his first at bat of the 2009 season.

Late Rally Gets Delta Devils Past Stephen F Austin In Season Opener

The Lumberjack baseball team kept the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils at bay for the majority of the afternoon, but MVSU was able to scrape across a run in the bottom of the ninth to pick up a season-opening 4-3 win over SFA at the rain-soaked ULM Warhawk Classic.
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Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Poll and Teams


BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — For the second year in a row, Jacksonville State has been picked as the preseason favorite for the nine-team league in a vote of Ohio Valley Conference head baseball coaches. The Gamecocks claimed the 2008 regular season championship with a 23-4 record last season but came up just short in the OVC Tournament. Continue reading

Eastern Illinois announces 2009 Slate


Courtesy of Eastern Illinois Media Relations
Courtesy of Eastern Illinois Media Relations

CHARLESTON, Ill. – Seventeen home dates in the month of April and five weekend series at Coaches Stadium highlight Eastern Illinois baseball’s 2009 schedule, announced by head coach Jim Schmitz.

Six- and nine-game homestands comprise a good deal of the April slate, and 17 of EIU’s total 22 games that month are to be played at Coaches Stadium. Eastern opens its home schedule Wednesday, March 25 vs. Illinois State. Continue reading

Lincoln Regional Day 2 Recap


Oral Roberts 8 Eastern Illinois 7 (10 innings)

LINCOLN, Neb. — Brendan Duffy hit the eventual game-winning RBI single in the top of the 10th and T.J. Kelly recorded his 10th save of the year to help lead Oral Roberts University to a 8-7 win over Eastern Illinois in the elimination game of the NCAA Lincoln Regional, Saturday at Hawks Field. Continue reading

Lincoln Regional Day 1 Recap

Nebraska 13 Eastern Illinois 10

Lincoln, Neb. – The NCAA Lincoln Regional opened with an offensive flurry on Friday at Hawks Field, as Eastern Illinois and Nebraska combined for 23 runs and seven home runs, as the host Huskers advanced in the winner’s bracket with a 13-10 victory in front of 6,367 fans.

Nebraska scored in seven of its eight innings at the plate, pounding 16 hits, including a season-high four home runs. Husker Coach Mike Anderson acknowledged that it was a rare day at Hawks Field, with the ball carrying to all parts of the park. Continue reading

CBB Regional Preview: Lincoln Regional

The Lincoln Regional includes Nebraska, UC-Irvine, Oral Roberts, and Eastern Illinois.

Nebraska begins the NCAA Tournament at home, hosting a four-team regional at Hawks Field. The Huskers (40-14-1) make their ninth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last 10 years on Friday afternoon, when they open up against the Eastern Illinois Panthers (27-28), the champions of the Ohio Valley Conference, at 1:05 p.m. No. 2 seed UC Irvine and third-seeded Oral Roberts will also be coming to Hawks Field for the four-team, double-elimination regional this weekend. ORU and UC Irvine will face off on Friday at 7:05 p.m. Continue reading

Northeastern, Southern Illinois, Kentucky, Coastal, and Temple pick up wins


Northeastern 8 URI 6

Junior Frank Pesanello hit what was the eventual game-winning, pinch-hit, three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to guide the Northeastern University baseball team to an 8-6 victory over the Rhode Island Rams at Bill Beck Field in Kingston, Rhode Island on Tuesday evening.

Pesanello’s homer was his sixth of the season, putting him second on the team behind captain Mike Lyon, who has eight on the season. Lyon, who has been anchoring the Husky attack all season, led the team with three hits, including two doubles, an RBI and a run scored. Continue reading