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ACC Recap for March 16th

Here is your ACC Recap for March 16th.

#5 Virginia 7 James Madison 3

CHARLOTTESVILLE - The No. 5 Virginia Cavaliers recorded their 11th consecutive win as they downed James Madison 7-3 Wednesday before 2,417 fans at Davenport Field. Virginia improves to 17-1 this season, while the Dukes fall to 13-4. Continue reading

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2011 CAA Preseason CAA Poll

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RICHMOND, Va. (January 19, 2011) – James Madison, which returns five starters from last year’s squad that finished atop the CAA baseball regular-season standings, has been picked to win the conference title in 2011 according to a vote of the CAA’s head baseball coaches. Continue reading

ACC Recap for April 27th

Here is your ACC Recap for April 27th.

O'GradyDuke #2 Virginia 6 #6 Coastal Carolina 3

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Virginia baseball team, ranked No. 1 this week by Baseball America, stopped No. 10 Coastal Carolina’s 17-game winning streak with a 6-3 victory over the Chanticleers Tuesday at Davenport Field. Phil Gosselin (Jr., West Chester, Pa.) hit a second-inning grand slam, which proved to be all the offense the Cavaliers needed behind the strong pitching of Branden Kline (Fr., Frederick, Md.), Tyler Wilson (Jr., Midlothian, Va.) and Kevin Arico (Jr., Flemington, N.J.).

Virginia (35-9) ran its winning streak to six games and gave head coach Brian O’Connor his 300th career win at UVa. O’Connor is in his seventh season at the helm of the Cavaliers.

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ACC Recap for April 21st.

Here is your ACC Recap for April 21st.

ThomasNicholsGT #3 Georgia Tech 18 Georgia Southern 4

ATLANTA - Thomas Nichols had five hits, including two doubles and two home runs, to lead the third-ranked Georgia Tech baseball team (33-5) to an 18-4 victory over Georgia Southern (21-17) in midweek action Wednesday at Russ Chandler Stadium.

The five hits were a career-high for Nichols, who also added a career high five RBI in his 5-for-5 performance. Four of his hits went for extra bases, as he grabbed two doubles in addition to his sixth and seventh home runs of the season.

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ACC Recap for April 6th

Here is your ACC Recap for April 6th.

MarkPopeGT #2 Georgia Tech 8 Kennesaw State 2

ATLANTA – Mark Pope scattered four hits over eight innings, while Matt Skole and Chase Burnette hit home runs to lead the second-ranked Georgia Tech baseball team (26-3, 11-1 ACC) over Kennesaw State (13-18, 4-5 A-Sun), 8-2, Tuesday night at Russ Chandler Stadium.

The eight innings were a career high for Pope, who improved to 4-0 on the season with the win. The sophomore right-hander struck out six batters, allowing just two runs to cross the plate.

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2010 CAA Preseason Poll

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OldDominion RICHMOND, Va. (January 19, 2010) – James Madison, which returns its entire starting lineup from a year ago, has been picked to win CAA baseball championship in 2010 according to a vote of the league’s head baseball coaches.

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George Mason, Longwood Announce 2010 Schedules

Washington Post Photo Head coach Bill Brown has released the 2010 George Mason baseball schedule.  The Patriots will play thirty one home games at Spuhler Field this season, including twelve CAA contests.

George Mason will begin the season in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as they play a double round robin tournament with Northwestern and Winthrop (Feb. 19-21).  The following weekend the Patriots will have their home opener, as they host Monmouth (Feb. 26-28) for a three game set. 

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J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award

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J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award (Courtesy of Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission)
J.T. Wise wins 2009 Johnny Bench Award (Courtesy of Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission)

WICHITA, KANSAS – Another successful Greater Wichita Sports Banquet has come to a close for the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission. The 12th annual event featured Johnny Bench, former Cincinnati Reds catcher and Hall of Famer, as he presented the Coleman Company-Johnny Bench Award to University of Oklahoma catcher, J.T. Wise. Continue reading

2009 ABCA/Rawlings Division I All-American Teams Announced

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abca_BGOMAHA, Neb. – The American Baseball Coaches Association announced the ABCA/Rawlings Sporting Goods All-American teams on Wednesday, June 17.

Among the First Team honorees are six players participating in this year’s College World Series including Arizona State starting pitcher Mike Leake, LSU starting pitcher Louis Coleman, Arizona State catcher Carlos Ramirez, UNC first baseman Dustin Ackley, ASU outfielder Jason Kipnis and Virginia utility player Danny Hultzen. Continue reading

CAA Baseball Tournament Returning To UNCW’s Brooks Field

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WILMINGTON, N.C. – The Colonial Athletic Association has awarded its 2010 and 2011 baseball championships to UNC Wilmington, extending the school’s run of hosting the event to eight consecutive seasons and 10 times overall.

The decision was made late last week during the league’s summer meeting in Hilton Head, S.C., and announced Monday. Continue reading