Flushing, N.Y. – In front of the seventh-largest crowd to ever watch a NCAA baseball game, the Georgetown Hoyas defeated the St. John’s Red Storm on Sunday afternoon, 6-4. Tim Adleman kept the Red Storm in check over eight innings to earn the win and the first six Hoya batters all scored runs during the first game at the new Citi Field. Continue reading Big East Recap for March 29th→
Game 1: Rutgers 2 Cincinnati 0
Game 2: Rutgers 7 Cincinnati 4
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sophomore Jaren Matthews (Teaneck, N.J.) broke a scoreless tie with a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth in game one and freshman Charlie Law (Mainland, N.J.) posted 10 strikeouts to hold Cincinnati in check while Luis Feliz (New Brunswick, N.J.) put Rutgers ahead with a fifth-inning grand slam in game two as the Scarlet Knights swept a doubleheader from the Bearcats Saturday afternoon at Bainton Field. RU recorded a 2-0 victory in game one and took a 7-4 win game two. Continue reading Big East Recap for March 28th→
PISCATAWAY, N.J. – The University of Cincinnati baseball team used a six-run seventh inning and a solid pitching performance from Brian Garman to earn a 6-3 win over Rutgers in BIG EAST Conference action, Friday at Bainton Field. Continue reading Big East Recap for March 27th→
St. John’s and Georgetown will get together over this weekend for a three game Big East series. The first two games of the series will be played in Washington DC at Shirley Povich Field while the game on Sunday will take place at new Citi Field in Flushing New York. The game will break the NCAA record for single game attendance as all 42,000 seats sold out in less then 45 minutes during the public offering. The previous record is 40,106 who saw the opening of Petco Park in San Diego when the San Diego State Aztecs played the Houston Cougars. Continue reading St. John’s and Georgetown set to break Records→
PITTSBURGH, Pa. – The University of Cincinnati baseball team used four home runs to defeat the Pittsburgh Panthers 9-5 in the series finale Sunday afternoon at Trees Field. The win upped UC’s record to 10-8 overall and 1-2 in the BIG EAST, while Pittsburgh fell to 11-6 overall and 2-1 in the BIG EAST. Continue reading Big East Recap for March 22nd→
PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh baseball team extended its winning streak to six games with a 5-0 shutout over Big East rival Cincinnati here today at Trees Field. Corey Baker pitched a complete-game shutout, scattering six hits while striking out five for his team-leading third win of the year.
Here is your Big East Recap for March 20th. This was the first day of conference play.
Pittsburgh 18 Cincinnati 4
PITTSBURGH – The University of Pittsburgh baseball team opened up Big East Conference play with an 18-4 win over the University of Cincinnati Bearcats here today at Trees Field. Every Panther in the starting lineup recorded at least one hit while eight different Panthers drove in at least one RBI on the day. Continue reading Big East Recap for March 20th→
I will occasionally check in with some great newspaper articles from around the country. The first article today is from The Republican about Amherst College baseball coach Bill Thurston who currently has 795 wins who is entering his 44th and final season in charge of the program. The next article comes from The Hoya which is a student newspaper for Georgetown who recaps the weekend action for the Hoyas. The final article today comes from The Huntsville Item who stops in and talks with BYU pitcher Jeremy Toole who is transitioning from a junior college to Division 1 baseball. Continue reading Newspaper Recap for March 3rd→
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Due to the recent unavailability of Progress Energy Park, the schedule for the inaugural BIG EAST-Big Ten Baseball Challenge has been adjusted to include games at McKechnie Field in Bradenton and Red McEwen Field at the University of South Florida. The BIG EAST-Big Ten Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, begins on Friday, Feb. 20. Continue reading Big East-Big Ten Challenge Games Moved to Bradenton, USF→
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The home and away team designations for the inaugural BIG EAST-Big TEN Baseball Challenge, hosted by the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Sports Commission, have been determined by the participating conference offices, it was announced today. Each team has been designated the home side for at least one of its three games in this first-ever NCAA Division I college baseball challenge. Continue reading Big East/Big Ten Challenge Home and Away teams Announcement→