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2012 Cape Cod Baseball League ASG: 5 Pitchers to Watch

The annual Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star game took place this past Saturday night in Harwich, Massachusetts as the Eastern Division hosted the Western Division. Here are five pitchers that are worth following that took part in the 2012 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star Game. We have included video from the game where possible.  Continue reading

Southern Conference Tournament Day 3 Recap

By: Drake Browne

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Southern Conference Tournament Day 3 Recap

Georgia Southern and Samford, both 2-0, took the day off as the remaining one-loss teams battled for the right to move on in tournament play.  The way the tournament is set up, both of the 2-0 teams will have to be defeated twice on Saturday, with the winners of each separate bracket facing off in Sunday’s championship game.
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NCBWA Players of the Week

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 1, today. Elon junior catcher Alex Swim was named National Hitter of the Week, while Ole Miss sophomore right-hander Bobby Wahl was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

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2012 CBD Season Preview: Southern Conference

By: Aaron Kirby
2011 Season Review:

  • Tournament Champion: Georgia Southern
  • Regular Season Champion: Elon
  • Conference RPI: #15
  • Conference ISR: #16

In 2010 the Southern Conference had a conference record 3 teams (Citadel, CofC and Elon) get in a regional. However, in 2011 only the tournament champion Georgia Southern (36-26 overall and 18-12 SOCON) received a NCAA bid. Regular season champion Elon (36-21 overall and 23-7 SOCON) along with CofC (39-22 overall and 18-12 SOCON), and Samford (37-23 overall and 18-12 SOCON) came up just short of a regional. UNCG who won just 7 conference games in 2010 finished just one game behind Elon in regular season at 22-8 in conference and 34-20 overall. +14 games overall and an amazing +15 in conference. Continue reading

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2012 Preseason Southern Conference Polls Released

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SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Southern Conference baseball coaches have selected College of Charleston as the preseason favorite to win the league championship in 2012 while the media representatives who cover the league have chosen Georgia Southern as the conference favorite. Continue reading

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Elon’s Mike Kennedy raises Money for Breast Cancer

Elon 15th year head baseball coach Mike Kennedy recently participated in the  Little Pink Houses of Hope fundraiser. He had to perform a dance routine with a current Elon student in a dancing with the stars type event. The event ended up raising over $12,000 for cancer research in the Elon community and was an overall success. You can check out a video report from Elon Weekly below.  Continue reading

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Elon releases 2012 Schedule

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ELON, N.C. — Elon baseball head coach Mike Kennedy today announced the 56-game slate that his Phoenix will tackle this spring. Highlighting the slate is a three-game set at two-time defending national champion South Carolina in late February as well as home visits by North Carolina, East Carolina and Wake Forest. The Phoenix will play 14 games against teams that participated in the 2011 NCAA tournament. Continue reading

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CBD Quick Hits for May 25th

College Baseball Daily throughout the season will be providing our Quick Hits on games throughout the country. Special thanks to William Knox and Mark Rafferty for contributing to this report. As always, follow us on Twitter @CB_Daily for instant reaction and the best up to minute coverage on college baseball in the country. We also have a Facebook page which can be joined by clicking here. Continue reading

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ACC Recap for April 27th

Here is your ACC Recap for April 27th.

#15 North Carolina 5 #29 East Carolina 4

GREENVILLE, N.C. – Carolina was down to its final out Wednesday night against No. 29 East Carolina in Greenville, N.C. but staged a dramatic comeback in the top of the ninth inning to take a 5-4 win over the Pirates. Jesse Wierzbicki came through with the clutch hit driving in a pair of runs when he singled to left with two down in the ninth. Carolina will have the next five days off for exams before returning home to take on Gardner-Webb on Tuesday, May 3. Continue reading

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ACC Recap for April 26th

Here is your ACC Recap for April 26th.

Georgia 6 #13 Georgia Tech 4

ATLANTA, GA. — On a night when injured Bulldog Johnathan Taylor returned briefly to watch his team in action, Georgia responded with a 6-4 win over ninth-ranked Georgia Tech Tuesday in front of a crowd of 18,156 at Turner Field. Continue reading