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Louisville Tabbed As 2010 BIG EAST Baseball Favorite


LouisvilleBaseball PROVIDENCE, R.I. – On the heels of a 47-win season that included a sweep of the BIG EAST regular-season and tournament championships, Louisville has been chosen as the favorite to take the 2010 title in the BIG EAST preseason baseball coaches’ poll.

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Georgetown Volunteers at 2009 Greater Washington Heart Walk


GUVolunteer Washington, D.C. – Recently the Georgetown University baseball team participated in the American Heart Association’s 2009 Start! Greater Washington Heart Walk. The student athletes were placed along the 2.9-mile muddy loop that circled the National Mall.  The team braved cold temperatures to volunteer and help raise funds and awareness in the fight against the nation’s No. 1 and No. 3 killers-heart disease and stroke. They joined a large gathering of other participants and helped the event raise over a million dollars in donations.

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Former GU Pitcher competes in the Ironman

TomBraunGeorgetown I came across this interesting story from Georgetown Media Relations about former Hoya pitcher Tom Braun who took part in the Florida Ironman recently. You can check out the full article below.


Washington, D.C. – Former Georgetown baseball player Tom Braun recently competed in the Florida Ironman, a 140.6-mile triathlon held every November in Panama City Beach, Fla. What would possess someone who works in institutional equity sales and trading for a top-tier investment bank to participate in an event that features a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride, and a 26.2-mile run?

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KR: Looks at the Big East heading into Fall Workouts

BigEast Kendall Rogers of Rivals continues his series of conference previews heading into fall ball today with the Big East Conference. He believes that the conference needs to take a massive step forward after the top three teams in St. John’s, Louisville, and Notre Dame in competing for a CWS title. Of course, the Big East has a major disadvantage as many of the schools in the conference have substandard facilities and poor weather which affects early season workouts.

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Georgetown facing NCAA Probation

3504781 The Georgetown Athletic Department was placed on three years probation after an internal investigation discovered irregularities within the baseball program. The investigation focused on how 26 Georgetown student-athletes were members of a Work-Study program from the 2000-2001 to the 2006-2007 school years. Each of the student-athletes played for the baseball program while also working for the team doing various tasks, from laundry to trash pick-up or field preparations. The players were told by an assistant coach to fill out their time cards for blocks of time instead of the actual hours they worked. Of course, some of the time which the players were compensated for was never actually worked.

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Georgetown Baseball Announces Incoming 2010 Recruiting Class


Pete Wik (Courtesy of Georgetown Media Relations)
Pete Wik (Courtesy of Georgetown Media Relations)

Washington, D.C. – Georgetown Baseball Head Coach Pete Wilk announced that the Hoyas will be welcoming 10 new players to the fold this upcoming season. Corbin Blakey, Paul Bello, Chris Casale, Neal Dennison, Mike Garza, James Heine, Justin Leeson, Thomas Polus, Danny Poplawski and Charlie Steinman comprise the incoming class for the Blue & Gray. Continue reading

Big East Recap for May 16th

Here is your Big East Recap for May 16th.

UConn 16 Villanova 6

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. – UConn scored six runs in the fifth inning to jump to a five-run lead en route to its 33rd win of the season as the Huskies downed Villanova 16-6 in their final regular season game of the 2009 season. The Huskies will head to Clearwater, Fla. on Sunday for the 2009 BIG EAST Baseball Championship to be held at Bright House Field Tuesday, May 19 – Saturday, May 23. Continue reading

Big East Recap for May 14th

Here is your Big East Recap for May 14th.

Louisville 2 South Florida 1

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Junior lefty Justin Marks pitched finished with a career best 12 strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings to lead the 23rd-ranked Louisville baseball team to a 2-1 series-opening win over No. 27 South Florida in front of 2,321 fans on Thursday night at Jim Patterson Stadium. Continue reading

Big East Recap for May 10th

Here is your Big East Recap for May 10th.

West Virginia 18 Cincinnati 3

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Junior Vince Belnome produced the best single-game offensive performance in West Virginia University baseball history as WVU routed Cincinnati, 18-3, on Sunday afternoon at Hawley Field. Continue reading