WASHINGTON, DC – George Washington Head Baseball Coach Steve Mrowka has announced the addition of Tim Brown as an assistant coach. Brown spent the 2009 season as a volunteer assistant coach in his first year with the Colonials staff.
"The hiring of Tim Brown allows us to maintain some continuity in the coaching of our pitchers," said Mrowka. "Last season, Tim was our volunteer pitching coach and he did an excellent job in that role. I fully expect him to excel as the full-time pitching coach. His commitment to GW and outstanding work ethic will be a nice asset in our recruiting efforts as well."
COCA-COLA PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Eric Cantrell, Bourne RHP
The first Coca-Cola Pitcher of the Week of 2009 hails from Bourne, with Braves pitcher Eric Cantrell securing that honor. Cantrell put on a masterful performance in the Braves’ first win of the year, a 5-1 victory over Wareham, recording eight shutout innings and improving to 1-0 on the season. The overpowered Gatemen mustered only two hits and no walks, while striking out 12 times vs. the 6’4” righty. Continue reading →
The College Baseball Blog for the second straight year will be naming a single Player of the Week and a Pitcher of the Week. This award is selected by a vote on by the writers of The College Baseball Blog. This week we honor Daniel Hill of Murray State as our Player of the Week and for the first time ever we have Co-Pitchers of the Week with Stephen Strasburg of San Diego State and Pat Lehman of George Washington sharing the honors. Continue reading →
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Mark Fleury connected on a grand slam and drove in a career-best five runs, and right-hander Bryant Gaines earned his first career win in No. 2 North Carolina’s 10-3 victory over Gardner-Webb Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 8-1 with their fifth straight win, while the Bulldogs dropped to 3-4. Continue reading →
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Coming off consecutive 40-win seasons and conference titles, Charlotte has been picked to win the 2009 Atlantic 10 Baseball Championship in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches as the A-10’s preseason poll was released today. Continue reading →
With opening season just a couple of months away we are still in the process of gathering all the 2009 Schedules coming season. One of our loyal readers have sent us 12 more for today. The following teams are featured below: Florida Atlantic, George Washington, Florida A&M, Gonzaga, Iona, Jacksonville State, UMass, Army, Morehead State, Rhode Island, Maryland, and Campbell.
The Buff team scored four first inning runs off Bobby Lucas, which helped power them to a 6-3 win in Game 3 of the series. Sean Rocky lead off by hitting the first pitch over the center-field wall and the Buff team sent eight batters to the plate in the inning where they scored four runs on four hits along with two walks. Continue reading →
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
WASHINGTON, DC – In a game dominated by pitching, junior Curtis Eward gave the Blue Team a 2-1 victory in Game 1 in the Buff & Blue Fall World Series. Eward doubled home fellow junior Will Cooper on a 2-0 offering from Sophomore right hander Tom Gately. Cooper also singled with two outs in the bottom of the eighth of the scheduled seven inning contest. Continue reading →
Spokane, Wash. (http://www.gozags.com May 3, 2008) Jason Chatwood hit a solo walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth for Gonzaga University Saturday as the Bulldogs defeated the University of San Francisco 6-5 at Patterson Baseball Complex and Washington Trust Field in Spokane, Wash. The three-game West Coast Conference series between the Zags and Dons is now tied 1-1.
After surrendering a game tying run in the top of the ninth, Gonzaga (28-19, 8-8) entered its half of the ninth inning with the scored knotted at five. The leadoff batter in the inning flied out for the first out of the inning, before Chatwood stepped in. The junior then hit a one-run home run just over the leftfield wall to give the Bulldogs the 6-5 victory. The walk-off was the first of the season for GU and the first since Mark Castellitto’s walk-off against Loyola Marymount University last season. Continue reading →
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Collin Cowgill and Ryan Wilkes delivered solo home runs, lifting the 17th-ranked Kentucky Wildcats to a 2-1 victory over state rival Western Kentucky – sweeping the two-game season series – in front of a WKU school-record 3,057 fans at Nick Denes Field.
Kentucky (31-10, 9-9 Southeastern Conference) got the only two runs it needed from Cowgill and Wilkes. Cowgill’s home run was his 16th of the season, good for second in the NCAA, three behind Georgia shortstop Gordon Beckham’s 19 homers on the year. Wilkes belted his sixth of the season after hitting four combined homers in his first three years for the Wildcats. Continue reading →