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MAC Players of the Week

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MAC East Division Player of the Week
Brandon Besl, Ohio, 3B
Senior, Cincinnati, Ohio (Oak Hills)

In the three-game series at Miami over the weekend, Besl went 10-for-15 with two doubles, four home runs, six RBIs and eight runs scored. He tallied his first multi-homer game of the year Friday (and second of his career) with two round-trippers, while collecting at least three hits and a homer in every game at Miami. Besl tallied two multi-RBI games at Miami and scored at least two runs each game over the weekend. For the week, the senior totaled 27 bases and had an on-base percentage of .583. He had just six homers entering the week, but finished the week with 10 on the year. Besl also extended his hitting streak to a career-long 15 games with at least one hit in all five games this week. The Bobcats took two of three at Miami over the weekend, the third straight year Ohio’s won the series with the RedHawks. Continue reading MAC Players of the Week

MAC Players of the Week

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MAC East Division Player of the Week
Adam Skonieczki, Buffalo, CF
Junior, Endicott, NY (Union-Endicott)

For the week, Skonieczki batted .455 with a pair of doubles and triples and two stolen bases. Skonieczki’s efforts at the plate and his twenty putouts in center field, helped the Bulls win their conference weekend series over #23 Kent State while tying the program mark for most wins in a season (19) since the the Bulls’ reinstatement in 2000. Continue reading MAC Players of the Week

MAC Players of the Week

East Division Player of the Week
Rob Lawler, Buffalo, First Base
Junior, Greece, NY (Santa Fe CC)

In the Bulls doubleheader versus Big Four rival Niagara University, Rob Lawler went a combine 4-for-6 with three RBIs and six runs. In the opening contest of the Bulls’ weekend conference series with Western Michigan, Lawler went 3-for-4 with an RBI. In the second game of the weekend series, the Bulls jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second with the Bulls getting on the board off an RBI-triple by Rob Lawler. Heading into the bottom of the fifth ahead 2-0, the Bulls began to build on their lead with a five-run effort. Lawler continued to add RBIs to his totals by poking a two-RBI double down the right-field line to extend the Bulls’ lead to 7-0. In the finale, Lawler finished by driling a two-RBI triple to give the Bulls an 8-3 lead in the contest. Continue reading MAC Players of the Week

MAC Announces Baseball Players and Pitchers of the Week

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Greg Rohan (Kent State)

MAC East Division Player of the Week
Greg Rohan, Kent State, Infield
Senior, North Lima, Ohio/South Range

Rohan had a career-high five hits and seven RBI in six at-bats and also scored a game-high four runs in the series finale against UNC Greensboro. He hit a two-run home run in the fourth and had his first career grand slam in the seventh. With the two home runs in the game, Rohan is currently tied for fifth in KSU history with 35 home runs. He finished the week with a .588 batting average, 1.059 slugging percentage, nine RBI’s, six runs and two homeruns. Continue reading MAC Announces Baseball Players and Pitchers of the Week

2009 MAC Preseason Poll

macCleveland, Ohio – Defending MAC Regular Season Champion Kent State and Western Michigan have been chosen by the league’s head coaches to win their respective divisions, released today by the league office. The Golden Flashes were also selected by nine of the leagues coaches to take home the 2009 MAC Tournament title. Continue reading 2009 MAC Preseason Poll

Five More Teams release their 2009 College Baseball Schedules

Head Coach Jim Toman- Liberty University
Head Coach Jim Toman- Liberty University

The CBB would like to thank all of our loyal readers who have made The CBB their number 1 choice for College Baseball information. We want to take this opportunity to thank all of you, without you and your passion for college baseball, that is what drives all of us here at The CBB to produce the most informative content on the internet covering College Baseball.

If you are looking for any of the schedules we have a page set up. (Click here to check out the page.) We have also added quite a few Div II schools and we will be adding Div III schools in the coming days. If you know of a schedule we are missing feel free to email us. Continue reading Five More Teams release their 2009 College Baseball Schedules

Jay Alexander Named EMU Head Baseball Coach

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Jay Alexander of Eastern Michigan
Jay Alexander of Eastern Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. — Jay Alexander, the head baseball coach at Wayne State University for the past six seasons, has been named head baseball coach at Eastern Michigan University, EMU Director of Athletics Dr. Derrick Gragg announced today. Alexander takes over the head coaching duties from Jake Boss Jr. who left July 2 to become the head baseball coach at Michigan State University. Continue reading Jay Alexander Named EMU Head Baseball Coach

Boss Jr. takes over at Michigan State

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Jake Boss Jr., who in his first season at Eastern Michigan led the Eagles to the 2008 NCAA Tournament, has been named Michigan State University’s 16th head baseball coach. Boss, the 2008 Mid-American Conference Coach of the Year, will be formally introduced by MSU Athletics Director Mark Hollis at a press conference scheduled for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 2 at Kobs Field. Continue reading Boss Jr. takes over at Michigan State

Ann Arbor Regional Day 2 Recap

By: Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot
We start to see some players shine in day 2 at Ann Arbor. Players like Arizona’s C.J Ziegler and Kentucky’s Sawyer Carrol really came through for their teams. But first, some unfinished business between Michigan and Kentucky from the night before.

Michigan 7 Kentucky 5

Michigan and Kentucky had to attend to their suspended game from Friday night. Michigan came in with in a 5-1 lead thanks to Zach Putnam’s 5-inning performance the night before. Continue reading Ann Arbor Regional Day 2 Recap

Ann Arbor Regional Day 1 Recap

By Thomas Nelshoppen of The Baseball Zealot

Weather had played major tricks to us college baseball fans in the Midwest. There must have been a record number of postponements, cancellations and suspensions. Unfortunately, the rains came to Ann Arbor Friday evening and interfered with the Regional games. At least, Arizona and Eastern Michigan got their full game in so let’s start with them Continue reading Ann Arbor Regional Day 1 Recap