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Baseball America previews Division 2 and Division 3

Baseball America has put together previews of Division 2 and Division 3. They have Tampa as the best team in the country for Division 2. The Spartans are seeking their third title in the last four years. UC San Diego is listed as the second best team while Mount Olive who was the 2008 Division 2 champion are ranked third by Baseball America. Central Missouri and Florida Southern round out the Top 5. Baseball America has put Robbie Shields of Florida Southern as the top position player while Mike Adams of Franklin Pierce is the top pitcher. Continue reading

D-2 CWS Recap for May 26th


Mount Olive 6 Ouachita Baptist 5

SAUGET, ILL. – Top-ranked Mount Olive used four runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally from a 5-2 deficit against No. 4 ranked Ouachita Baptist en route to a 6-5 victory in a first round game that began Sunday night and concluded Monday morning at GCS Ballpark.

The Trojans improve to 55-6 and advance to play the winner of the Ashland and Tampa game Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., while Ouachita Baptist, playing in its first World Series, falls to 47-15, and will play the loser of that game Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in an elimination game. Continue reading

Day 2 of the D-2 CWS PPD

Ouachita Baptist and Mount Olive was suspended in the seventh inning with the score tied at 2. The teams will head back on the field at 11 am tomorrow to be followed by Tampa against Ashland, Franklin Pierce and Shippensburg, with the nightcap featuring Sonoma vs Central Missouri State. Continue reading

Division 2 CWS Day 1 Recap


Game 1: Sonoma State 10 Shippensburg 1

SAUGET, ILL., – Sonoma State pounded out 18 hits, including four home runs, en route to a 10-1 victory over Shippensburg in the first round of the NCAA Division II Championships Saturday afternoon at GCS Ballpark.

Nick Nosti and Mark Pestorich each recorded three hits for the Seawolves, which improved to 51-13 on the season. Shippensburg dropped to 38-25 with the loss. Continue reading

D-2 CWS starts on Saturday

SAUGET, ILL., May 20, 2008 – The field is set and beginning on Saturday, eight teams from across the country embark on their quest for an NCAA Division II baseball national championship.

SIU Edwardsville and the University of Missouri-St. Louis, along with the village of Sauget and the Gateway Grizzlies, will co-host this year’s World Series at GCS Ballpark in Sauget, Illinois, home of the Frontier League’s Grizzlies. The event begins on Saturday, May 24, and concludes on Saturday, May 31, with the championship game. Continue reading

CBB Visit: D-2 Northeast Regional Final Franklin Pierce vs Bryant

The College Baseball Blog took in Game 1 on Monday between Bryant University and Franklin Pierce in Rindge NH at the home of the Franklin Pierce Ravens. The game featured the Bryant Bulldogs coming through the loser’s bracket thus they had to beat Franklin Pierce in two straight games to get the spot in the NCAA Division 2 College World Series. The Ravens started lefthander Tom Cote while Bryant started Kevin Cobb. Continue reading

Northeast Regional Day 2 Recap


Bryant 10 LIU-CW Post 3

Rindge, NH – After a string of one-run losses, the #2 Bryant Bulldogs made sure they’re elimination game with #6 C.W. Post was never close, grabbing an early lead and cruising to a 10-3 win.

Nick Campbell (Raynham, Mass.) got the scoring started in the top of the first by bringing home Jason Alexander (Simsbury, CT) with a sacrifice fly. Alexander led off the game with a double down the right field line. Continue reading

NCAA Northeast Regional Day 1 Recap


Franklin Pierce 16 LIU-C.W. Post 2

RINDGE, N.H. (May 15, 2008) – Top-seeded and host Franklin Pierce University, ranked 14th in this week’s pingbaseball.com Division II poll and 21st in the Collegiate Baseball magazine rankings, belted a program-record matching six home runs in rolling to a 16-2 victory over sixth-seeded LIU-C.W. Post in game one of the 2008 NCAA Division II Northeast Regional Baseball Championship at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field today. Continue reading

Franklin Pierce wins NE-10 Tourney


Franklin Pierce 6 Southern Connecticut State 4

RINDGE, N.H. (May 11, 2008) – Third-seeded Franklin Pierce University, ranked 20th in this week’s National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) and pingbaseball.com Division II polls and 29th in the Collegiate Baseball magazine rankings, opened a 6-0 lead after five innings and held off a late rally to collect a 6-4 victory over second-seeded Southern Connecticut State University, among teams receiving votes in the NCBWA poll, and claim its second-straight Northeast-10 Conference Baseball Championship, presented by Diamond Sports and UBS/The Ricciardi Group, at Dr. Arthur and Martha Pappas Field this afternoon. Continue reading