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Foley’s Quick Hits for March 8th

Another Tuesday is in the books with a couple of interesting story lines taking place across the country.

The biggest story of the last couple of days has been the feud between the Clemson Tigers and the South Carolina Gamecocks which started up on Sunday with Clemson head coach Jack Leggett calling for a bat check on South Carolina’s Jackie Bradley Jr. Continue reading

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2011 Season Preview: Seniors to Watch

There are a few seniors this year that have come back for their final season of eligible. One of the top hitters in the class is Paul Hoilman from East Tennessee State who won both the 2010 T.D. Ameritrade Home Run Derby and the 2010 Cape Cod Baseball League Home Run Derby. You can check out the rest of our Top Seniors below. Continue reading

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Alumni Games Recap for Feb. 12th

Here is your Alumni Games Recap for February 12th.

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FORT WORTH, Texas – A Kyle Von Tungeln home run in the seventh inning broke a 3-3 tie and helped propel the TCU Varsity baseball team to a 5-3 win over the Alumni squad Saturday afternoon. The game capped an outstanding weekend for the Horned Frog baseball team as they gear up for the opening of the 2011 campaign on Friday, Feb. 18 against Kansas. Continue reading

2011 WAC Preseason Poll

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DENVER – Fresno State has been selected as the favorite to win the 2011 Western Athletic Conference regular season baseball crown in a vote by the league’s seven head coaches. The coaches also voted on a preseason all-WAC team with Fresno State leading the way as it placed seven players on the team. Hawai‘i junior second baseman Kolten Wong was named the preseason player of the year, while San Jose State senior Blake McFarland was picked the preseason pitcher of the year. Continue reading

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2011 CBD Season Preview: WAC

The 2010 season saw the WAC Conference regular season title won by the Fresno State Bulldogs with a 16-8 conference mark which was 1.5 games better then second place teams Nevada and New Mexico State who each had 14-9 conference records. Hawaii came in fourth place with a .500 record of 12-12 while Louisiana Tech finished in fifth at 11-13. Coming in sixth place was San Jose State at 9-15 while Sacramento State finished in last with a 7-17 record. Continue reading

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2011 NCBWA Division I Preseason Poll

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DALLAS – TCU is No. 1 nationally for the first time in school history in the 2011 National Collegiate Baseball Writers poll.

Coach Jim Schlossnagle’s squad finished 54-14 a year and third in the university’s inaugural trip to the NCAA World Series after downing preseason No. 1 Texas in the 2010 NCAA Austin Super Regional. The 2010
NCBWA Coach of the Year welcome ’10 NCBWA Freshman of the Year and team ace (16-0 to lead the nation in wins) Matt Purke among a stellar cast of returnees. The Horned Frogs also gained a No. 1 rating in the pre-2011 Collegiate Baseball poll. Continue reading

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2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Leaders

The NCAA released their 2010 NCAA Baseball Attendance Figures which is led by four SEC schools. The LSU Tigers lead the pack with an average of 10,673 fans in 37 games. Arkansas comes in second with 7,704 fans while Ole Miss comes in third with 6,759 fans edging out fourth place South Carolina by an average of one fan. Texas is the first non-SEC school in fifth place with an average of 6,571 fans. You can check out the rest of the Top 50 below. Continue reading

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Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Releases 2011 Preseason Poll

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TUCSON, Ariz. — Texas Christian University is ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s NCAA Division I pre-season baseball poll.

The Horned Frogs finished third at the College World Series last season and return a deep and experienced ball club for 2011. Seven position player starters are back along with three Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American starting pitchers in LHP Matt Purke (16-0, 3.02 ERA, 142 K, 34 BB), RHP Kyle Winkler (12-3, 3.39 ERA, 92 K, 36 BB), and RHP Steven Maxwell (11-2, 2.70 ERA, 93 K, 34 BB). Continue reading